Each month, a ton of new spiritual and self-help books hit the market. It’s easy to get overwhelmed or miss out on some new releases.
We created Elevated Existence Monthly Book Picks to help our readers narrow down their search, and make sure they don’t miss some great options!
Here are the picks for June 2017. They are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on each title to go directly to Amazon and find out more about the book.
“Discovering Your Soul’s Purpose: Finding Your Path in Life, Work and Personal Mission the Edgar Cayce Way,” by Mark Thurston Ph.D.
This new edition of the classic guide to using the spiritual and psychological insights of renowned mystic and psychic Edgar Cayce can help readers find their authentic mission in life. Mark Thurston, one of the most significant teachers of Cayce’s work as a medical clairvoyant, updated and revised this book to help readers use Cacye’s teaching in the 21st century for greater purpose in relationships, career and mission in life.
“The Headspace Guide to a Mindful Pregnancy,” by Andy Puddicombe
From the co-founder of Headspace, known for its online meditation, this book offers a new approach to pregnancy, birth and new parenthood. It will teach women and their partners how to calmly navigate the anxieties and demands of parenthood. It includes exercises for both partners, including tools to live mindfully during it all.
“The Humming Effect: Sound Healing for Health and Happiness,” by Jonathan Goldman
Offering a guide to the practice of the self-healing method of conscious humming, Jonathan and Andi Goldman detail both conscious humming and breathing exercises from simple to advanced — including online access to examples of these practices. It also examines the latest studies on sound, revealing how humming helps with stress levels, sleep and blood pressure, increases lymphatic circulation, releases endorphins, creates neural pathways in the brain and boost blood platelet production. The book also explores the spiritual use of humming, including the sonic yoga technique.
“Napoleon Hill’s Success Principles Rediscovered,” by Napoleon Hill
Learn to take action and see the results with the timeless wisdom on Napoleon Hill, author of the well-known book “Think and Grow Rich.” Success starts with achieving and maintaining a positive mental attitude, and then taking action to achieve all the success we desire in life. This book offers the teaching on how to do it.
“Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom,” by Suzanne Scurlock Durana
Having spent 30 years studying the gifts of the body and teaching thousands how to reclaim them, Suzanne Scurlock-Durana offers a guided tour through the body’s innate haling powers. She explains what she calls the gifts of the body as a strength, which she likens to a GPS, based on her own experience with al life-threatening trauma, and walks readers through different areas of the body, revealing wisdom found in each and how to reconnect with it.
“Rushing Woman’s Syndrome: The Impact of a Never-Ending To-Do List and How to Stay Healthy in Today’s Busy World,” by Libby Weaver
Do you often feel overwhelmed, and in a daily battle to keep up — like you rarely get on top of your to-do list, and at times feel out of control and unable to cope? If so, you may be experiencing the first signs of Rushing Woman’s Syndrome, and in her new book, nutritional biochemist Dr. Libby Weaver shares how stressful, fast-paced lifestyle can have dangerous effects on all areas of women’s health. These include the nervous system, adrenal glands, reproductive system, digestive system, emotions and more. And she offers solutions to restore health to stay productive and healthy at the same time.
“Rising Strong As a Spiritual Practice,” by Brene Brown
Bestselling author Brene Brown defines spirituality as something not reliant on religion, theology or dogma, but as a belief in interconnectedness and a loving force greater than ourselves. Based on her book, “Rising Strong,” this audio program explores where we find the strength to get back up after we fall — and based on her research — it shares how rising back up is a spiritual practice bringing a sense of perspective, meaning and purpose to our lives.
“Conscious Loving: The Journey to Co-Commitment — A Way to Be fully Together Without Giving Up Yourself,” Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks
This new program can help clear away unconscious agreement patterns that undermine even your best intentions. Through their own marriage and through 20 years experience counseling more than 1,000 couples, therapists Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks developed precise strategies to help create a vital partnership and enhance the energy, creativity and happiness of each individual. They share how to let go of power struggles and need for control; balance needs for closeness and separateness; increase intimacy by telling the “microscopic truth”; communicate in a positive way that stops arguments; make agreements you can keep; and allow more pleasure into your life.