Best Books on Mental Health I’ve Read So Far

Considering my loves of reading and the topic of mental health, it was inevitable that I would find several great books on mental health. The books on this topic that I appreciate the most are those which are well-researched, help me feel calm, in control of my emotions, normal for feeling the emotions I feel, and that force me to see my problems from a different perspective. The books on this list have many or all of these traits and are listed in no specific order:

1. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

2. A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

3. Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle

4. Walking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine

5. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van see Kolk

6. Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind by Daniel Siegel

7. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness by Daniel G. Amen

8. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz

9. Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by Mark Manson

11. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

12. Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown

13. The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: The 25-Year Landmark Study by Judith S. Wallerstein, Julia M. Lewis, and Sandra Blakeslee

14. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Please let me know if you have read any of these or if there are others you’d recommend!

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