My Favorite Things


How great is it that we don’t have to go through life alone?!  I’ve worked with numerous healers & teachers, read piles of books, and attended a multitude of workshops and retreats.

Sharing resources in and of itself is one of my favorite things!

My Favorite Things



High Impact Books:

Danielle LaPorte Desire Map *

Desire Map Workbook *

Desire Map Planner *

The Five Minute Journal *

Productivity Planner *

A New Earth - Eckhart Tolle

The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

Loving What Is - Byron Katie

The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships - Susan Piver

Ignite Your Life - Christie Gause-Bemis & Ann Murgatroyd-Soe

The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel Van Der Kolk

Daring Greatly - Brene Brown

Second Firsts - Christina Rasmussen

The Grief Recovery Handbook - John James & Russell Friedman

The Omnivore’s Dilemma - Michael Pollan

Food Rules - Michael Pollan

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - Barbara Kingsolver


High Impact Podcasts:

Live Awake (Live Awake Project, Sarah Blondin)

Kwik Brain (Jim Kwik)

The Money Zen (The Money Zen, Manisha Thakor)


High Impact Movies:

The Mask You Live In

Food, Inc

SuperSize Me

King Corn

Fed Up

The Sugar Film



High Impact Videos:

Brene Brown: Shame & Vulnerability  (Everything by her really, but start here!)

Arianna Huffington: The Third Metric

Caroline Myss:  Choices


Food & Environment:

Local Harvest (United States) ~ find farmers' markets and producers near you

Farm Fresh Atlas (Wisconsin) ~ find farmers' markets and producers near you

FairShare CSA (Community Supported Agriculture coalition, Madison, WI)

REAP Food Group (Madison, WI)

Sitka Salmon Shares CSF (Community Supported Fishery serving the Midwest)

Seafood Watch ~ quick check resource for the seafood you buy

Thrive Market ~ fabulous online delivery groceries for those without local resources; organic and clean products at affordable prices

Food Babe ~ food industry investigator & policy changer; fabulous clean eating and clean living resources

Michael Pollan ~ one of my heroes in the clean eating and sustainable food movement

Slow Food Madison

Slow Food USA

Slow Food International

EWG (Environmental Working Group) ~ wonderful resources for clean living and product checking


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