2017 Book List

It is that time of the year again, I'm reviewing the books I read this year, taking stalk of where I am, and thinking about my goals for 2018. I see so much of my journey through this list - where I was at the beginning of 2017, what I was looking for, and what I felt I needed to clarify to get to the place I am today. I'm still so much in the middle of it all (seriously, when am I going to be able to stop saying that...) but it is such a great reminder of how far I've come.


The contentment I feel these days is something new for me. I feel less and less like a book with have the answers. I'm spending more time being still in the middle of it all and allowing myself and my intuition to be the guide. I stopped reaching for outside sources to fix me or make me better, and now more than ever, I'm so content with the fact that sometimes I am not fine, and that this is ok. I read 45 books in 2016, and 32 this year along with many more podcasts and lots more silence than before.

2017 Book List: Bold = Favorites. 

  • Three Pillars of Zen - Roshi Phillip Kapleau
  • Creative Confidence
  • Nothing Changes Until You Do - Mike Robbins
  • How to Fail at Almost Anything and Still Win Big - Mike Robbins
  • Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff - Richard Carlson
  • Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself - Joe Disoenza
  • The Little Book of Hygge - Meik Wiking
  • The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
  • Coming Closer to Ourselves - Pema Chodron
  • The Book of Joy - Dalai Lama
  • The Fear Project - Jaimal Yogis
  • A New Earth - Eckhart Tolle
  • The Anatomy of Peace - The Arbinger Institute (BEST ONE TO DATE)
  • The Case Against Sugar - Gary Taubes
  • Being Wrong - Kathryn Shulz
  • The Organized Mind - Daniel Leviti
  • The Year of Yes - Shonda Rhymes
  • The Outward Mindset - The Arbinger Institute
  • Louder Than Words - Todd Henry
  • Essentialism - Greg McKeown
  • Friend & Foe - Adam
  • The Long Walk To Freedom - Nelson Madela
  • Solve for Happy - Mo Gawdat
  • Option B - Sheryl Sandberg
  • Originals - Adam Grant
  • Present Over Perfect - Shauna Neiquist
  • GUT, The Inside Story of Our Body
  • The Power of Meaning
  • Lean In - Sheryl Sandberg
  • Playing Big - Tara Mohr
  • Emotional Agility - Susan David
  • Conscious Business - Fred Kofman