Resources

Resources

*Please note that this list is not exhaustive and will be updated often*

 

 

Books:

 

Creativity:

 

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron

 

The Creative Fire by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

 

Wild Creative by Tami Lynn Kent

 

 

Environmental Issues/Justice:

 

All works by David Attenborough

 

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

 

A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

 

All books by Richard Louv

 

Poetry by Mary Oliver

 

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben

 

 

Gender, Feminism:

 

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

Embodying the Feminine by Chameli Ardagh

 

Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen

 

If Women Rose Rooted: A Journey to Authenticity and Belonging by Sharon Blackie

 

All works written by Brene Brown

 

How to Love a Woman by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

At the Root of this Longing: Reconciling a Spiritual Hunger and a Feminist Thirst by Carol Lee Flinders

 

Rebalancing the World: Why Women Belong and Men Compete and How to Restore the Ancient Equilibrium by Carol Lee Flinders

 

Wild Feminine by Tami Lynn Kent

 

Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

 

Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic by Lisa Lister

 

Burning Woman by Lucy H. Pearce

 

The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image by Leonard Shlain

 

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

 

Woman in the Shaman’s Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine by Barbara Tedlock

 

 

Racial Issues/Injustice

 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

 

Hidden Wound by Wendell Berry

 

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

 

belonging: a culture of place by bell hooks

 

There are No Children Here:  The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America by Alex Kotlowitz

 

Novels and poetry by Alice Walker

 

Spirituality:

 

Fire in the Head: Shamanism and the Celtic Spirit by Tom Cowan

 

Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World  by Lama Surya Das

 

The Fruitful Darkness by Joan Halifax

 

Soul Retrieval: Mending the Fragmented Self  by Sandra Ingerman

 

Shamanic Journeying: A Beginner’s Guide by Sandra Ingerman

 

Walking in Light: The Everyday Empowerment of a Shamanic Life by Sandra Ingerman

 

Speaking with Nature: Awakening to the Deep Wisdom of the Earth by Sandra Ingerman and Llyn Roberts

 

Urban Shaman by Serge Kahili King

 

Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence by Matthew Sanford

 

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

 

Belonging: Remembering Ourselves Home by Toko-pa Turner

 

Mending The Past & Healing The Future With Soul Retrieval  by Alberto Villoldo

 

Shaman, Healer, Sage: How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas  by Alberto Villoldo Ph.D.

 

The Four Insights: Wisdom, Power, and Grace of the Earthkeeper  by Alberto Villoldo

 

The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal

 

 

Social Media/Websites/Blogs:

 

Association for Size Diversity and Health: https://sizediversityandhealth.org/

 

Linda Bacon, PhD https://lindabacon.org/ She wrote Health at Every Size Her website includes information for fitness professionals and healthcare practitioners for implementing body acceptance.

 

Marilyn Wann, activist and weight diversity speaker: http://www.marilynwann.com/

 

National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance: https://naafaonline.com/dev2/

 

On Being https://onbeing.org/ (explores contemplative, spiritual, and social justice issues)

 

The Body is Not an Apology: https://thebodyisnotanapology.com/ (on race, ability, class, and gender)

 

The Girl God http://www.thegirlgod.com/ (on Facebook)

 

Why Shamanism Now? http://whyshamanismnow.com/ (examines shamanism and related topics)

 

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