Here are just a few books that, in one way or another, changed the way I think and the way I live.

Food and Diet:

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan

The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World

by Michael Pollan

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think

by Brian Wansink, PH.D


Women's Health:

Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods

by Lara Briden ND

The Curse: Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation

by Karen Houppert


Mental and Overall Health:

8 Minute Meditation: Quiet Your Mind. Change Your Life

By Victor Davich

Slowing Down to the Speed of Life: How to Create a More Peaceful, Simpler Life from the Inside Out

by Richard Carlson and Joseph Bailey

Organizing for the Creative Person: Right-Brain Styles for Conquering Clutter, Mastering Time, and Reaching Your Goals

By Dorothy Dehmkuhl and Delores Cotter Lamping

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

by Marie Kondo