Personal growth: 
1.”Self Compassion” by Kristin Neff
2. Anything and everything by Brene Brown; Especially “Raising strong” and “The gifts of imperfection” 
3. “When things fall apart” by Pema Chodron
4. “Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway” by Susan Jeffers
5. “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl
6. “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey
7. “The subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck” by Mark Manson
8. “First, We Make the Best Beautiful” by Sarah Wilson
9. “12 Rules for life: An Antidote to Chaos” by Jordan B. Peterson
10. Anything and everything by Malcolm Gladwell
11. The Resilience Project: Finding Happiness through Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness by Hugh van Cuylenburg
12. Permission to Feel: Unlock the power of emotions to help yourself and your children thrive by Marc Brackett
13. Anxiety: Expert Advice from a Neurotic Shrink Who’s Lived with Anxiety All His Life by Dr Mark Cross
14. Breaking Badly by Georgie Dent
15. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
16. Mindset: Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential by Carol Dweck
17. #NOW: The Surprising Truth about the Power of Now by Dr. Max McKeown
18. Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters by Dr. Phil McGraw 
19. Pursuit of Perfect: Stop Chasing Perfection and Discover the True Path to Lasting Happiness (UK PB) by Tal Ben-Shahar
20. The One Wild and Precious Life by Sarah Wilson
21. Stay Strong by Audrey Dean
22. This Too Shall Pass by Julia Samuel
23. Untamed by Glennon Doyle
24. Darkness is Golden by Mary Hoang
25. Neurodharma by Rick Hanson
26. Running on Empty by Christine Musello, PsyD, Jonice Webb PhD
27. Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
28. Fierce Self- Compassion by Dr Kristin Neff

29. Biohack your Brain by Kristen Willeumier

30. Running on Empty No More Transform Your Relationships with Your Partner, Your Parents and Your Children by Jonice Webb PhD

31. Reinventing Your Life: the bestselling breakthrough program to end negative behaviour and feel great by Jeffrey E. Young, Janet S. Klosko, et al.

Health & Eating Disorders:
2. When food is comfort  by J. Simon 
3. How Not to Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss by M.Greger
4.How Not To Die & How Not To Die Cookbook 2 Books Bundle Collection Set by Michael Greger M.D
5. The Proof is in the Plants by Simon Hill

6. 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder by Carolyn Costin, Gwen Schubert Grabb

7.Health At Every Size : The Surprising Truth About Your Weight By  Linda Bacon
8.Overcoming Binge Eating : The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop By  Christopher G. Fairburn

9. The Body Is Not an Apology, Second Edition: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor and Berrett-Koehler Publishers

10. More Than A Body: Your Body Is an Instrument, Not an Ornament Kindle Edition

by Lexie Kite (Author), Lindsay Kite

ADHD and Autism

1.Scattered Minds by Gabor Mate

2.Adult ADD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed,by Stephanie Moulton Sarkis 

3. Journeys Through ADDulthood by Sari Solden

4. Mastering Your Adult ADHD. A Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment Program. Steven A Safren et al.

5. Thriving with Adult ADHD. Skills to strengthen executive functioning. Phil Boissiere MFT

6. The Adult ADHD Tool Kit. Using CBT to Facilitate Coping Inside and Out. J Russell Ramsay & Anthony L Rostain. 

7. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction. Mary V Solanto

8. Unmasking Autism: The Power of Embracing Our Hidden Neurodiversity  by Devon Price

Evidenced based approach:
Anything by David D.Burns; Starting with Feeling Good

2. ACT
The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris 

Relationships and love
1. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman PhD
2. The New Psychology of Love by Robert Sternberg
3. Love Is a Story: A New Theory of Relationships by Robert Sternberg
4. Hold Me Tight by Dr Sue Johnson

3. Attachment Theory
1. Attached by Amir Levine
2. Healing Your Attachment Wounds by Dianne Poole Heller

4. Schema Therapy

1.Reinventing Your Life: The bestselling breakthrough program to end negative behaviour and feel great, by Jeffrey E. Young, PhD.

2. Breaking Negative Thinking Patterns: A Schema Therapy Self-Help and Support Book by  Gitta Jacob  (Author), Hannie van Genderen  (Author), & 1 more

5. NVC
Nonviolent Communication: Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values by Marshall Rosenberg

6. Parenting
1.Whole-brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind by Daniel J Siegel
The Power of Showing up, D. J. Siegel and Tina Payne

2. How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen by Joanna Faber, Julie King

3. Raising a Secure Child by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, Bert Powell

4. The Power of Showing Up: how parental presence shapes who our kids become and how their brains get wired (Mindful Parenting) by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson



My favourite podcasts on meditation:

on your iPhone:

Some  mindfulness apps:

3. Smiling mind
4. Headspace

Some other podcasts:

Feeling Good Podcast | TEAM-CBT – The New Mood Therapy
The One You Feed
Therapist Uncensored Podcast

Feel better. Live more


There are a lot of places where you can seek help: 

SANE Australia (people living with a mental illness) – call 1800 18 7263 

beyondblue (anyone feeling depressed or anxious) – call 1300 22 4636 or chat online 

Black Dog Institute (people affected by mood disorders) – online help 

Lifeline (anyone having a personal crisis) – call 13 11 14 or chat online

Suicide Call Back Service (anyone thinking about suicide) – call 1300 659 467