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A Course in Miracles
4.17
it was amazing
This book really laid out for me the differences between the ego and the true Self and allowed me to see which was operating when in my life, mostly i ...more
Jan 2000
Mar 10, 2008
 
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
4.50
it was amazing
The issues this book lays out are horrifying. Did you know the "home of the free" incarcerates a larger percentage of its population than any other co ...more
Mar 09, 2013
Dec 16, 2012
 
The Vortex: Where the Law of Attraction Assembles All Cooperative Relationships
4.33
really liked it
Some takeaways I got from this book. Your emotions are your internal guidance system. And when you feel good you are in alignment with Source/Higher S ...more
May 05, 2010
May 07, 2010
 
Absence from Felicity: The Story of Helen Schucman and Her Scribing a Course for Miracles
4.40
it was amazing
I resisted reading this book for a long time, even though I've been studying ACIM for about 9 years. I thought it didn't really matter how the content ...more
Jul 09, 2009
Jul 09, 2009
 
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
4.17
liked it
My husband read this as a sports book, but as an educator I was very interested in the barriers poverty presents for getting through (or even "to") sc ...more
Jan 2007
Mar 17, 2009
 
The Instinct Diet: Use Your Five Food Instincts to Lose Weight and Keep it Off
3.38
really liked it
Well, I've mostly read this book--I don't really read the recipe section or all the charts the way I read the rest of a book.

This is one of the first
...more
Jan 06, 2009
Dec 20, 2008
 
Radical Forgiveness: Making Room for the Miracle
4.20
really liked it
This book suggests looking at every experience as your perfect learning opportunity. Then, rather than be offended, upset, or hold a grudge, you can g ...more
Apr 2005
Mar 16, 2008
 
Total Immersion: Revolutionary Way to Swim Better and Faster
3.99
really liked it
I learned from this book to practice only pleasure and never practice struggle. "Fitness is what happens to you when you're practicing."

I totally enjo
...more
Sep 2007
May 12, 2008
 
Anticancer, A New Way of Life
4.37
it was amazing
This is a great book. The cover says all of us have cancer cells in our bodies (something my husband who does genetic sequencing informatics had also ...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
The Gospel of Philip: Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and the Gnosis of Sacred Union
4.04
really liked it
A beautiful book, an interpretation of another of those ancient Coptic texts found at Nag Hammadi. The introduction suggests that the Coptic was a tra ...more
Jun 04, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
 
The Message of a Course in Miracles: All Are Called, Few Choose to Listen
4.50
it was amazing
I suspect the reason this book isn't completely easy to read is the same reason that ACIM isn't: resistance. Clarifications I got from volume one incl ...more
Mar 19, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Why Write?: A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters
3.47
liked it
Despite the chapter on reviews, perhaps designed to discourage reviewing, I will share some thoughts about this book. Overall, it encourages anyone to ...more
Jun 26, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
 
Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly: Experience Dynamic Weight Loss with the Brain-Belly Connection
3.33
liked it
This book is a pretty quick read so far. It is basically saying eat more good fats and fewer carbs. If you do eat carbs make sure they are slow-releas ...more
May 30, 2012
May 06, 2012
 
The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter - And How to Make the Most of Them Now
4.12
really liked it
This was a quick read and Jay's advice is based on research findings in addition to her own practice. I do think some things have gotten more difficul ...more
Jun 10, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
 
Super Body, Super Brain: The Workout That Does It All
3.35
liked it
Didn't get to keep this book long enough (new books go out for just 7 days at our library)...might be worth looking for videos or an app...don't love ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
The GenoType Diet
3.52
liked it
Friends have noticed how many nutrition/diet books I have read--well, it's probably because I am a strong match for the Warrior Phenotype. (My husband ...more
Feb 17, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
 
Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting
3.94
liked it
Another book I am glad I borrowed from the library. Even better, the library was able to lend it to me as a kindle-book so it just "evaporated" on the ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
 
Overeating: A Dialogue : An Application of the Principles of a Course in Miracles
4.11
liked it
Well, this seemed like a very specific topic for Wapnick to write about. But he is a clinical psychologist I think, and this was based on a transcript ...more
Oct 15, 2008
Oct 27, 2008
 
Form Versus Content: Sex And Money
4.41
liked it
These are just notes to myself from memory. Some of the ideas from A Course in Miracles that this book rests on and further explains include:

The ego c
...more
Nov 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
Psycho-Cybernetics, A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life
4.21
really liked it
This book was published in 1960, and the wordings are a little dated, as well as the unselfconscious, but judiciously limited, references to God, but ...more
Nov 06, 2010
Nov 06, 2010
 
Fearless Love: The Answer to the Problem of Human Existence
4.20
really liked it
This is a quick listen, just a two-cd set. I particularly liked the fuller version of the Lord's Prayer and the reminder that this is not whole prayer ...more
Feb 08, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Passing the Marker 2000: Understanding the New Millennium Energy (Kryon, #8)
4.44
liked it
I got stuck in the middle of this book because he is describing energy around y2k and that is so last decade. But, I did appreciate the congratulation ...more
Oct 19, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
 
Journey Through the Workbook of a Course in Miracles: The Study and Practice of the 365 Lessons
4.55
it was amazing
These volumes are priceless. Kenneth Wapnick is the best explicator of A Course in Miracles (ACIM). Most notably, he is attuned to common misconceptio ...more
Mar 02, 2010
Mar 02, 2010
 
Tao Mentoring: Cultivate Collaborative Relationships in All Areas of Your Life
3.90
really liked it
Now that I've encountered mentoring in many more forms, I am going back and re-reading this philosophical approach. ;-)
Jan 2003
May 02, 2016
 
Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solutions for Everyday Life
3.56
really liked it
Interesting book with 'scorecards' for various eating environments. Not all of it will apply to all readers, unless they want to go around asking busi ...more
Apr 27, 2016
Apr 28, 2016
 
Face Reading in Chinese Medicine
4.12
really liked it
Interesting book. Two basic ideas really appealed to me: the idea of original face (or who we were each born to be/designed to be) and the observation ...more
Oct 18, 2015
Oct 18, 2015
 
Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well
4.03
really liked it
I love books that notice a missing piece in the literature, as this one notices how much advice is out there for giving feedback, but not for receivin ...more
Aug 13, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
 
A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol
4.38
really liked it
Helpful, quick resource on what seems to be a top recommendation for dealing with autoimmune issues, of which I have at least two, perhaps triggered i ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2017
 
How to Become a Straight-A Student
4.16
really liked it
Worth the reading time (about 5 twenty-minute sessions) for insights into becoming more efficient at studying on campus. This would be a good book to ...more
Nov 12, 2016
Nov 13, 2016
 
Intuitive Eating
4.18
really liked it
I actually read an earlier edition of this book in the late 90's I think, right around the time I was having kids. It's a good reminder of the way we ...more
Apr 12, 2016
Apr 13, 2016
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