Resources – Books

Following are some books I found useful as resources in specific categories and subjects:
BooksAuthorsMain SubjectCategory
How Not to Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight LossMichael Greger MD FACLMNutritionHealth
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated OrganGiulia EndersNutritionHealth
Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight LossJoel FuhrmanNutritionHealth
Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger SuccessShawn Stevenson, Sara Gottfried MD – forewordSleepHealth
The Happiness HypothesisJonathan HaidtHappinessHealth
How to Be Everything: A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want to Be When They Grow UpEmilie WapnickHappinessHealth
Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected SolutionsJohann HariEmotionsHealth
Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and LifeSusan DavidEmotionsHealth
Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife CrisisAda CalhounStressHealth
Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and UnderlivingCeleste HeadleeStressHealth
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of TraumaBessel Van der Kolk MDTraumaHealth
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives RevealedLori GottliebTherapyHealth
Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our LivesDaniel J LevitinAgingHealth
Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the MillenniumCarl SaganValuing ScienceScience
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the DarkCarl SaganScienceScience
The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe: How to Know What’s Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of FakeSteven Novella , Bob Novella – contributor , Cara Santa Maria – contributor , Jay Novella – contributor , Evan Bernstein – contributorScienceScience
Sapiens: A Brief History of HumankindYuval Noah HarariEvolutionScience
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of CreationBill NyeEvolutionScience
The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions That Shape Our WorldZiya TongUnderstanding RealityScience
Deviate: The Science of Seeing DifferentlyBeau LottoPerceptionScience
Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really AreSeth Stephens-Davidowitz , Steven Pinker – forewordInformationScience
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You ThinkHans Rosling , Anna Rosling Rönnlund , Ola RoslingFactsScience
A Numerate Life: A Mathematician Explores the Vagaries of Life, His Own and Probably YoursJohn Allen PaulosNumbersScience
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our DecisionsDan ArielyRational ThinkingThinking
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionJonathan HaidtBeliefsThinking
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You ThinkSteven Kotler , Peter H. DiamandisPositive ThinkingThinking
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your LifeByron Katie , Stephen MitchellPositive ThinkingThinking
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You AreBrené BrownPositive ThinkingThinking
The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and CourageBrené Brown PhDPositive ThinkingThinking
Take Control of Your Life: How to Silence Fear and Win the Mental GameMel RobbinsPositive ThinkingThinking
Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessCarol S. DweckPsychologyThinking
Gutenberg the GeekJeff JarvisNews MediaThinking
The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly DepartingBronnie WareRegretsThinking
The Four Tendencies: The Indispensable Personality Profiles That Reveal How to Make Your Life Better (and Other People’s Lives Better, Too)Gretchen RubinBehaviorOther People Exist
Speed: Facing Our Addiction to Fast and Faster – and Overcoming Our Fear of Slowing DownStephanie Brown PhDBehaviorOther People Exist
The Empathy Effect: Seven Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across DifferencesHelen Riess MD , Liz Neporent , Alan Alda – forewordEmpathyOther People Exist
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and WorstRobert M. SapolskyBehaviorOther People Exist
Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday LivesGretchen RubinHabitsOther People Exist
Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change EverythingBJ Fogg PhDHabitsOther People Exist
Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely WorldVivek H. MurthyRelationshipsOther People Exist
The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People HelpAmanda Palmer , Brené Brown (foreword)RelationshipsOther People Exist
Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider WorldOlga KhazanDiversityOther People Exist
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African ChildhoodTrevor NoahDiversityOther People Exist
BecomingMichelle ObamaDiversityOther People Exist
The Truths We Hold: An American JourneyKamala HarrisDiversityOther People Exist
Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World that Wasn’t Designed for YouJenara NerenbergDiversityOther People Exist
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, 10th Anniversary EditionMichelle AlexanderDiscriminationOther People Exist
How to Be an AntiracistIbram X. KendiDiscriminationOther People Exist
In the Country We Love: My Family DividedDiane Guerrero , Michelle BurfordDiscriminationOther People Exist
Half of a Yellow SunChimamanda Ngozi AdichieDiscriminationOther People Exist
The Secret LetterDebbie RixDiscriminationOther People Exist
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on EarthRachel MaddowPoliticsOther People Exist
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