Wondering where to start when looking at books about mental health?
Start here - with a new book featured every month and a growing library, you'll find a curated selection of books intended to support opening up a dialogue about mental health and wellness. Let's normalize attending to our mental health through reading and learning!
All 2021 books were personally selected to reflect the word of the year: balance.
These books explore how stress and burnout impact our lives, and how vulnerability, self-compassion and boundaries are useful in counteracting these effects. Included in this list are books that share wisdom on counselling, nature, creativity and happiness.
Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants
- Robin Wall Kimmerer -
WHEN THE BODY SAYS NO
the cost of hidden stress
- Gabor Maté -
the secret to unlocking the stress cycle
- Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski -
THE UPSIDE OF STRESS
why stress is good for you and how to get good at it
- Kelly McGonigal -
TWO MINUTE MORNINGS
a journal to win your day, everyday
- Neil Pasricha -