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Suggesting health and wellness reading list from the Human Performance & Innovation and Organizational Learning RD&As.

Book

Author

Year

Authentic Happiness

Martin Seligman

2002

Positivity

Barbara Fredrickson

2009

The How of Happiness

Sonja Lyubomirsky

2008

Flourishing

Corey Keyes & Jonathon Haidt

2002

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain

Sharon Begley

2007

Brain Rules

John Medina

2008

The Brain that Changes Itself

Norman Doidge

2007

Brainwashing

Ed Hunter

1951

Chasing Daylight

Gene O'Kelley

2005

Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor Frankl

1959

The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch

2008

Touch the Top of the World

Erik Weihenmayer

2002

The Mindful Brain

Daniel Siegel

2007

Wherever You Go, There You Are

Jon Kabet-Zinn

2005

The Power of Story

Jim Loehr

2007

Why We Believe What We Believe

Andrew Newberg & Robert Waldman

2006

Opening Up

James Pennebaker

1990

Writing to Heal

James Pennebaker

2004

Journalution

Sandy Grason

2005

Narrative Therapy

Jill Freedman & Gene Combs

1996

Spark

John Ratey

2008

Younger Next Year

Chris Crowley & Henry Lodge

2004

The Power of Full Engagement

Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz

2003

The Corporate Athlete Advantage

Jim Loehr & Jack Groppel

2008

Mindset

Carol Dweck

2006

Stress for Success

Jim Loehr

1997

The Art of Learning

Josh Waitzkin

2007

Courage to Myself

Carlos Valles

1989

The Only Way To Win

Jim Loehr

2012

Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope, and Compassion

Richard E. Boyatzis & Annie McKee

2012

The Fire Starter Session

Danielle Laporte

2012

Timeless Secrets of Health & Rejuvenation

Anreas Mortiz

2007

Reading the Room: Group Dynamics for Coaches and Leaders

David Kantor

2012

Resilience: The Power to Bounce Back When the Going Gets Tough

Frederick Flach

1997

Strengths Finder 2.0

Tom Rath

2007

The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life's Hurdles

Karen Reivich & Andrew Shatte

2003

A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being

Martin E.P. Flourish Seligman

2011

The Resiliency Advantage: Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back from Setbacks

Al Siebert

2005

Full Catastrophe Living

Jon Kabat-Zinn

1990

Heal Thy Self, Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine

Saki Santorelli

2000

Heart-Centered Leadership Lead Well, Live Well

Susan Steinrecher & Joel Bennett

2014

Warrior Pose

Brad Willis

2013

Raw Coping Power

Joel B. Bennett

2014

Reclaiming Our Natural Connections

Jon Young

2010​

​Healthy Brain Healthy Life​

​Wendy Suzuki

​2015

​Brain Maker

​David Perlumutter

​2015

​How to Heal Your Metabolism

​Kate Deering

​2015

​Search Inside Yourself

​Chade-Meng Tan

​2014

​Focused and Fearless

​Shaila Catherine​

​2008

​Writing to Heal: A Guided Journal for Recovering from Trauma & Emotional Upheaval 

​James W. Pennebaker

​2004

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