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Add a Smile to your Day
If the fall weather turns into winter blahs, its time to add a few more happiness moments into your day. We are especially inspired by Gretchen Rubin's new book, ...

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Literary Look Ahead: 13 Great Books On The Horizon
Despite what the book section of your local supermarket would have you believe, publishers don't really expect you to turn off your brain for the summer. Sure, ...

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Gregarious Gabby: A Q&A With Gabrielle Bernstein
Recently featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as the next generation guru, motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein is making ...

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Stay Young
Part book, part personal journal—with sections to be filled in with personal health and lifestyle information—it’s organized to guide readers through ten ...

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Life is a Trip
A thoughtful and sensitive world wanderer who's been around the planet and back, author Judith Fein's new book is a collection of moving personal tales detailing ...

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Inspiration Deficit Disorder
In Jonathan Ellerby’s new book, Inspiration Deficit Disorder, he makes a play on the overused Attention Deficit Disorder, to help describe what many Americans ...

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Second Sight: An Intuitive Psychiatrist Tells Her Extraordinary Story and Shows You How to Tap Your Own Inner Wisdom
Have you ever had an inexplicable prompting to get an ache or pain checked out—maybe even in a dream—only to find out that there was an important health concern ...

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Laughter, Tears, Silence
In Pragito Dove’s book she discusses meditation from an entirely different place: expression. Her book dives into meditations that begin from laughter, tears, ...

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Goddess to the Core
Bender traveled around the world in a quest for the true meaning of womanhood. She traveled to ashrams, experienced Native American healing, practiced yoga, and ...

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Nordic Walking: The Complete Guide to Health, Fitness, and Fun
Nordic Walking is a popular form of fitness walking that employs the use of sticks, or Nordic walking poles, to increase calorie burn and provide an overall body ...

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The Menopause Book
Perhaps the most valuable aspect of the book, however, is all the information on staying healthy not only before and during menopause, but “forever.” With chapters ...

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I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas
Christmas tends to be a holiday of excess: we eat too much, spend too much, and throw away too much. But that’s obviously not what the holiday is about. As author ...

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Return to Beauty
As an esthetician at Ole Henrikesen Face/Body in Los Angeles, Narine Nikogosian built a loyal following of not only A-list stars but also women who were looking ...

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Emotional Wisdom
The authors write, were taught to reject [our emotions] and by silencing our natural responses to negative emotions, we silence our natural responses to the positive ...

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One Soul, One Love, One Heart
We know this much to be true: that crises or difficult situations make us stronger, and that we learn by experiencing obstacles. So, why don�t we apply this ...

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Raw Food for Real People
Raw food is a pretty simple concept of eating food in its most natural state. However, the raw food dining experience is a little more complex, involving soaking, ...

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Why Our Health Matters
Dr. Andrew Weil has a way of getting your attention. With book titles including the bestseller 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, the renowned integrative medicine doctor ...

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Simply an Inspired Life
The premise of the book is that there are events, and then there are the stories we tell ourselves about events, or essentially the emotions we add to skew events ...

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One Moment Meditation
Take a deep breath. As author Martin Boroson says in his new book, One Moment Meditation, that’s all we really need to do to meditate, or be in the present moment. ...

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Golden Door Cooks
What kind of 'porn' do women want? The authors of one recent bestseller thought they had the answer: pictures of men pushing vacuum cleaners and washing the dishes. ...

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Mental Resilience
Have you ever missed an exit on the highway because you were daydreaming? Mental Resilience: The Power of Clarity (New World Library, 2008) will help you control ...

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Through a Dog's Ear
Just as humans find specific kinds of music calming, so, too, do our dogs. Luckily, according to psychoacoutstics expert Joshua Leeds and veterinary neurologist ...

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Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
These days, we have so much on our minds that it constantly feels like we are fighting a traffic jam in our heads. From the grocery lists to work deadlines, it ...

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The Greatest Secret of All
This easy read will jumpstart your goal-oriented journey with questions that help you clear out your cluttered life itinerary, putting your ideas and thoughts into ...

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Five Wishes: How Answering One Simple Question Can Make Your Dreams Come True
We make wishes when blowing out birthday candles or when throwing a penny into a fountain, but often these rituals are followed by secrecy. We've all been told ...

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How to Heal Toxic Thoughts: Simple Tools for Personal Transformation
Sometimes words get the best of us—during a heated family argument, in bumper-to-bumper traffic as we yell at our dashboard, or while screaming at the overly ...

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The Woman's Belly Book
Exploring cultural beliefs about the body's center, she reveals that the belly is not only the physical center of the body but is also our connection to spirit ...

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The Ten Commitments
Quick, are you more likely to go to the gym if you or someone else commands you to or because it makes you feel better? I'm guessing that unless you like to be ...

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Kripalu Yoga
Two full yoga practices (sun and moon) feature unique sequences, detailed instructions, precautions, and modifications. Other chapters are devoted to the energy ...

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God Wears Lipstick
Kabbalah may seem like the trendy spiritual movement du jour, but its celebrity following should not taint Kabbalah's genuine and inspiring teachings. Karen Berg ...

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Rejuvenation: Spa Secrets for Menopause
Mary Beth Janssen - beauty expert, yoga teacher, and massage therapist - dives into the heart of the matter, discussing everything from the relationship between ...

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Super Natural Cooking
Within hours of receiving Heidi Swanson's new book, Super Natural Cooking (Ten Speed Press, 2007), I was elbow-deep in espresso-banana muffin batter, eager to try ...

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Om at Home: A Yoga Journal
The guidelines are simple: begin each day with the 'Daily Warm-Up' then add on the active yoga practice that corresponds with the season.

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Honoring the Medicine: Essential Guide to Native American Healing
By Kenneth Cohen (Ballantine Books, $25.95)

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Healing Home Spa
By Valerie Gennari Cooksley, R.N. (Prentice Hall Paperback, $19.95)

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The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire
By Deepak Chopra (Harmony Books, $25)

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Entertaining for a Veggie Planet
Entertaining for a Veggie Planet: 250 Down-To-Earth Recipes, by Didi Emmons, has won the 2004 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook ...

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1,001 Symbols
Have you ever wondered why the moon is revered in so many cultures? How about the symbolism of the lotus flower? For these answers and more turn to 1001 Symbols: ...

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Healthy Highways
For health-conscious travelers, the hardest part of a road trip is maintaining a healthy diet. Fortunately, a new guidebook can help you avoid greasy spoons and ...

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Radiant Body Restful Mind: A Woman's Book of Comfort
By Shubhra Krishan (New World Library, $14.95)

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Spiritual Bathing
Just as thumbing through a cookbook will almost certainly make you hungry, leafing through this beautifully illustrated book will create a sudden urge to submerge ...

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More than 400 Ways to Be Good To Yourself
Holidays and birthdays need not be the only days you take some time for yourself. Most of us don't even take time for ourselves on these special occassions! But ...

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A Year of Living your Yoga
In Judith Hanson Lasater's new book, A Year of Living your Yoga (Rodmell Press, 2007), she offers an inspirational “Judith aphorism” as well as a practice ...

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The Life Organizer
When was the last time you made a self-care appointment for yourself? A dentist appointment or your annual mammogram doesn't count. When was the last time you took ...

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Living Green
After watching former Vice President Al Gore's documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, I felt saddened by the destruction we're causing, but also awakened to the need ...

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Light on Life
Named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine and hailed by the BBC as “the Michelangelo of yoga,” yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar's ...

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101 Exercises for the Soul
An NYU freshman, sitting at Starbucks, types “What is the meaning of life?” into an online discussion forum. In fifteen minutes he had received forty ...

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50 Ways to Improve Women's Lives
In the National Council of Women's Organizations' guide, Fifty Ways to Improve Women's Lives (Inner Ocean Publishing, 2005), some of the most prominent women in ...

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Walk This Way
Fitness walkers tired of doing the same route over and over will love The Walking Deck: 50 Ways to Walk Yourself Healthy (Chronicle Books, 2005) by Shirley Archer, ...

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Improv Wisdom
Going through life with a plan for everything is safe, but uninspiring. Maybe it's better to take things as they come and—get this—make mistakes once ...

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One Bite at a Time
People living with cancer and cancer survivors often feel like they are missing key information for their health—specifically what they should be eating. ...

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1,001 Meditations
Mike George's new book, 1,001 Meditations (Chronicle Books, 2004) features positive and motivating affirmations and quotations designed to help you navigate your ...

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Be the Change You Want to See in the World
Author Julie Fisher-McGarry celebrates conscious living, providing tips, recipes, and antidotes to inspire a more fulfilling life.

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Food to Live By
You probably purchase their produce each week at your local Whole Foods, infusing your diet with organic, vibrant greens, carrots, and fruits. Inspired by their ...

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A Woman's Book of Meditation
The statistics say it all: A regular meditation practice not only reduces stress but also reduces your resting heart rate, oxygen consumption, and sympathetic nervous ...

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Yogi in the Kitchen
author Elaine Gavalas tackles both how you use your body and what you put into it, presenting healthy recipes accompanied by yoga moves and poses that aid digestion. ...

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40 Days to Personal Revolution
Why 40 days? Because that's how long Jesus wandered in the desert to be purified. That's how long Noah spent in the ark. And that's how long Baptiste says it will ...

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Living Cuisine: The Art and Spirit of Raw Foods
Raw foods diet principles are clear: Virtually no cooking, nothing processed, all ingredients as close to their natural state as possible. The practicality is trickier: ...

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Thai Massage: Sacred Body Work
By Ananda Apfelbaum (Avery, $18.95)

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Will Yoga & Meditation Really Change My Life?
As you can guess, the answer to the title question is “Yes.” But the real question addressed here is: “How?” Cope, a scholar-in-residence ...

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The Macrobiotic Path to Total Health
By Michio Kushi and Alex Jack (Ballatine Books, $27.95)

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The Truth About Beauty
By Kat James (Beyond Words Publishing, $15.95)

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today's tip: Dark Side & Dangers of Inflammation
Read on to learn more about the dark side and danger of inflammation, if you are at risk (which many of us are) and what you can do to curb your level of inflammation. ...
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