Owning Your Life


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Owning Your Life!
  1. ​Setting Goals and Intentions

  2. Planning

  3. Courage and taking risks

  4. Self-care and Ablutions

  5. Self-compassion

  6. Thinking effectively

1) Setting Goals and Intentions

  • Becoming a Woman of Excellence 30th Anniversary Edition (Bible Studies: Becoming a Woman) / C. Heald / Published 2016

  • Flourish / M. Seligman / Published 2011

  • Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals Hardcover / R. Hollis / Published 2019

  • Happier: Learn the secrets to daily joy and lasting fulfillment / T. Ben-Shahar / Published 2007

  • Leadership Strategy and Tactics: Field Manual / J. Willink / Published 2020

  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition) / J. C. Maxwell & S. R. Covey / Published 2007

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change / S. R. Covey / Published 2013

  • The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom / D. M.  Ruiz / Published 2003

  • The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph / R. Holiday / Published 2001 

  • The Power of Intention / W. W. Dyer / Published 2005

  • The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? / R. Warren / Published 2012

  • This Year I Will...: A 52-Week Guided Journal to Achieve Your Goals Paperback / T. Louise / Published 2019

  • Twelve steps and traditions / Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. / Published 1983

  • Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life (Unfu*k Yourself series) / G. J. Bishop / Published  2017

  • Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything / B. J. Fogg / Published 2019

  • The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want / S. Lyubomirsky / Published 2008

  • The Secret / R. Byrne / Published 2006

  • Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds / D. Goggins / Published 2018

  • The Road to Character / D. Brooks  / Published 2016

2) Planning

  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life / B. Burnett & D. Evans / Published 2016

  • Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose / M. Eberlin / Published 2019

  • The Designing Your Life Workbook: A Framework for Building a Life You Can Thrive In / B. Burnett & D. Evans / Published 2018

  • A Guide to Rational Living / A. Ellis & R. A. Harper / Published 1975

3) Courage and Taking Risks

  • 100 Days to Brave: Devotions for Unlocking Your Most Courageous Self / A. F. Downs / Published 2017

  • Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition: When to Say Yes, How to Say No To Take Control of Your Life / H. Cloud & J. Townsend / Published 2017

  • Brave For My Family / D. Whetstone & D. R. Shedd / Published 2019

  • Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder / R. Saujani / Published 2019

  • Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II / Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc / Published 1992

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead / B. Brown / Published 2015

  • Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety / D. B. Pincus / Published 2012

  • Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You / S. Sotomayor & R. López / Published 2019

  • Not Nice: Stop People Pleasing, Staying Silent, & Feeling Guilty... And Start Speaking Up, Saying No, Asking Boldly, And Unapologetically Being Yourself / A. Gazipura / Published 2017

  • The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness / I. Kishimi & F. Koga / Published 2018

  • Tomorrow I'll Be Brave / J. Hische / Published 2018

  • Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone / B. Brown / Published 2019

  • Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships / R. Alberti  & M. Emmons / Published 2017

4) Self-care and Ablutions

  • Crossroads Mamas' 105 Spiritual Baths for Every Occasion Paperback / D. Alvarado & M. Angelique  / Published  2012

  • Ritual Baths: Be Your Own Healer / D. Hanekamp / Published 2020

  • The Book of Sacred Baths: 52 Bathing Rituals to Revitalize Your Spirit / P. K. Sherman / Published 2016 

  • The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls, Revised Edition (American Girl Library) / V.  Schaefer & J. Masse / Published 2012

  • The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care / A. Borges / Published 2019

  • Authentic Happiness / M. Seligman / Published 2002

5) Self-Compassion

  • Changes That Heal: Four Practical Steps to a Happier, Healthier You / H. Cloud  / Published 2018

  • How to Be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self Compassion: Effective Strategies to Increase Self-Love and Acceptance / L. Silberstein-Tirch / Published 2019

  • Intrinsic motivation and self-determination in human behavior / E. L. Deci & R. M. Ryan / Published 1985

  • lifelabs.psychologies.co.uk see: legacy

  • pbs.org/bodyandsoul/203/heartmath.htm

  • positivepsychology.com/self-determination-theory/

  • Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself / S. M. Pollak & C. Germer / Published 2019

  • Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself / K. Neff / Published 2015

  • The Empowered Highly Sensitive Person: A Workbook to Harness Your Strengths in Every Part of Life / A. Cassil / Published 2020

  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are / B. Brown / Published 2010

  • The Loneliness Companion: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Self-Esteem and Finding Comfort in Yourself / S. H. Bahrami / Published 2019

  • The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions / C. K. Germer & S. Salzberg / Published 2009

  • The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive / K. Neff & C. Germer / Published 2018

  • The Self Confidence Workbook: A Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Improving Self-Esteem Paperback / B. Markway & C. Ampel  / Published 2018

  • The Self-Compassion Deck: 50 Mindfulness-Based Practices / C. Willard, M. Abblett , et al. / Published 2016

  • The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are / K. Bluth & K. Neff / Published 2017

  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough" / B. Brown / Published 2007

  • My Feet Aren't Ugly / D. Beck / Published 2007

  • Cool, Calm, and Confident: A Workbook to Help Kids Learn Assertiveness Skills / L. M. Schab / Published 2009

  • GirlWise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool, and in Control / J. DeVillers / Published 2002

  • Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grownup’s Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents / N. W. Brown / Published 2001

  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard / C. Heath & D. Heath / Published 2010

  • The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict / The Arbinger Institute / 2008

  • Negative Self-Talk and How to Change It / S. Helmstetter / Published 2019

  • Learned Optimism: How to Change your Mind and Your Life / M. E. P. Seligman / Published 2006

  • Something Needs to Change: A Call to Make Your Life Count in a World of Urgent Need / D. Platt / Published 2019

6) Thinking Effectively

  • 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think / B. Wiest / Published 2018

  • A Year of Positive Thinking: Daily Inspiration, Wisdom, and Courage / C. Spiegel  / Published 2018

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day / J. Vorst / Published 1972

  • I Thought it Was Me (But it Isn’t): Making the Journey from What Will People Think to I Am Enough / B. Brown / Published 2007

  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life / M. Manson / Published 2016

  • How to Stubbornly Refuse to Make Yourself Miserable About Anything--Yes, Anything! / A. Ellis & K. A. Doyle / Published 2016

  • How to Be Content: An Inspired Guide to Happiness / A. K. Unger / Published 2018