Completed Books

Book One - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday June 6 – Wednesday September 12th*, 2018, we will be studying Conscious Lesbian Dating & Love: A Roadmap to Finding the Right Partner and Creating the Relationship of Your Dreams and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • June 6th, 2018: Read the Introduction and Chapter 1

  • June 13th, 2018: Read Chapter 2 & 3

  • June 20th, 2018: Read Chapter 4, Week One Roadmap

  • June 27th, 2018: Read Chapter 5, Week Two Roadmap

  • July 11th, 2018: Read Chapter 6, Week Three Roadmap

  • July 18th, 2018: Read Chapter 7, Week Four Roadmap

  • July 25th, 2018: Read Chapter 8, Week Five Roadmap

  • Aug 1st, 2018: Read Chapter 9, Week Six Roadmap

  • Aug 15th, 2018: Read Chapters 10 & 11, Weeks Seven & Eight Roadmap

  • Aug 22nd, 2018: Read Chapter 12, Week Nine Roadmap

  • Aug 29th, 2018: Read Chapter 13, Week Ten Roadmap

  • Sep 5th, 2018: Read Chapter 14, Week Eleven Roadmap

  • Sep 12th, 2018: Read Chapter 4, Week Twelve Roadmap

*July 4th is a Wednesday, therefore, that week, we will either meet another evening or postpone until the following week.

Book Two - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday Sep 26 – Wednesday Nov 7th, 2018, we will be studying The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • Sep 26th, 2018: Read Preface, Introduction, and “The Gifts of Imperfection”

  • Oct 3rd, 2018: Read “Exploring the Power of Love, Belonging, and Being Enough” and “The Things That Get in the Way”

  • Oct 10th, 2018: Read Guideposts 1 & 2

  • Oct 17th, 2018: Read Guideposts 3 & 4

  • Oct 24th, 2018: Read Guideposts 5, 6 & 7

  • Oct 31st, 2018: Read Guideposts 8, 9 & 10

Book Three - Completed

Weeks: Thursday Nov 1 – Monday Nov 21st, 2018, we will be studying May Cause Miracles: A 40-Day Guidebook of Subtle Shifts For Radical Change and Unlimited Happiness by Gabrielle Bernstein and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image below.

  • Complete daily reading and exercises from Nov 1st – Nov 21st, 2018

Book Four - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday Nov 28th, 2018 - Wednesday Feb 6th, 2019, we will be studying Healing Your Aloneness: Finding Love and Wholeness Through Your Inner Child by Erika J Chopich and Margaret Paul and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • Nov 28th, 2018: Read the Introduction & Ch. 1, You Have an Inner Child

  • Dec 5th, 2018: Read Ch. 2, You Are an Adult/Parent

  • Dec 12th, 2018: Read Ch. 3, The Ego and the Higher Self

  • Dec 19th, 2018: Read Ch. 4, Codependence: A Major Consequence of Disconnection

  • Dec 26th, 2018: Read Ch. 5, Connection

  • Jan 2nd, 2019: Read Ch. 6, The Results of Connection

  • Jan 9th, 2019: Read Ch. 7, Discovering the Loving Inner Adult

  • Jan 16th, 2019: Read Ch. 8, Processes for Yourself

  • Jan 23rd, 2019: Read Ch. 9, Getting Stuck - Getting Unstuck

  • Jan 30th, 2019: Read Ch. 10, Processing with Help: Mothering

  • Feb 6th, 2019: Read Ch. 11, Ch. 12, & Ch. 13, Twelve-Step Programs, Processes in Therapy, & Making the Commitment

Book Five - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday Mar 6th, 2018 - Wednesday Apr 6th, 2019, we will be studying Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits--to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life by Gretchen Rubin and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • Mar 6th, 2018: Read Note to the Reader, The Habits Manifesto, and Decide Not To Decide: The Introduction

  • Mar 13th, 2019: Read The Fateful Tendencies We Bring Into The World: The Four Tendencies and Different Solutions For Different People: Distinctions

  • Mar 20th, 2019: Read We Manage What We Monitor: Monitoring and First Things First: Foundation

  • Mar 27th, 2019: Read If It's On The Calendar, It Happens: Scheduling and Someone's Watching: Accountability

  • Apr 3rd, 2019: Read It's Enough To Begin: First Steps, Temporary Becomes Permanent: Clean Slate, and Data Point Of One: Lightning Bolt

  • Apr 10th, 2019: Read Free From French Fries: Abstaining, It's Hard To Make Things Easier: Convenience, and Change My Surroundings, Not Myself: Inconvenience

  • Apr 17th, 2019: Read A Stumble May Prevent A Fall: Safeguards, Nothing Stays in Vegas: Loophole-Spotting, and Wait Fifteen Minutes: Distraction

  • Apr 24th, 2019: Read Read No Finish Line: Reward, Just Because: Treats, and Sitting Is The New Smoking: Pairing

  • May 1st, 2019: Read Choose My Bale Of Hay: Clarity, I'm The Fussy One: Identity, and Not Everyone Is Like Me: Other People

  • May 8th, 2019: Read Conclusion

Book Six - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday May 15th, 2019 - Wednesday Aug 14th, 2019, we will be studying The MindBody Code: How to Change the Beliefs that Limit Your Health, Longevity, and Success by Mario Martinez, PsyD and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • May 15th, 2019: Read the Introduction & Ch. 1, The MindBody Code

  • May 22nd, 2019: Read Ch. 2, Archetypal Wounds and Their Healing Fields

  • May 29th, 2019: Practice contemplations to integrate and discuss insights

  • Jun 5th, 2019: Read Ch. 3, Does the Immune System Have Morals?

  • Jun 12th, 2019: Read Ch. 4, Guardians of the Heart

  • Jun 19th, 2019: Read Ch. 5, Lessons from Centenarians

  • Jun 26th, 2019: Read Ch. 6, Abundance Phobia and Reclaiming Your Birthright of Wealth, Health, and Love

  • Jul 3rd, 2019: Read Ch. 7, Stigmata

  • Jul 10th, 2019: Read Ch. 8, Forgiveness as Liberation from Self-Entrapment

  • Jul 17th, 2019: Read Ch. 9, Psychospiritual Conflicts and Their Resolutions

  • Jul 24th, 2019: Read Ch. 10, From Wishful Thinking to Sustainable Action

  • Jul 31st, 2019: Read Ch. 11, Portals of Synchronicity

  • Aug 7th, 2019: Read Ch. 12, Creating Subcultures of Wellness

  • Aug 14th, 2019: Read Ch. 13, A Compass for the Private Journey of Self

Book Seven - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday August 21st, 2019 - Wednesday Nov 27th, 2019, we will be studying Madly in Love with Me: The Daring Adventures of Becoming Your Own Best Friend by Christine Arylo and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • Aug 21st, 2019: Read the Introduction & Ch. 1, Why Is It So Hard to Say "I Love You"...to Yourself

  • Aug 28th, 2019: Read Ch. 2, Self-Love Isn't a Dirty Word, and You Can't Catch Narcissism

  • Sep 4th, 2019: Read Ch. 3, What is Self-Love... and How Can You Receive More?

  • Sep 11th, 2019: Read Ch. 4, Self-Awareness & Self-Honesty

  • Sep 18th, 2019: Read Ch. 5, Self-Acceptance

  • Sep 25th, 2019: Read Ch. 6, Self-Care

  • Oct 2nd, 2019: Read Ch. 7, Self-Compassion and Self-Forgiveness

  • Oct 9th, 2019: Read Ch. 8, Self-Trust

  • Oct 16th, 2019: Read Ch. 9, Self-Esteem

  • Oct 23rd, 2019: Read Ch. 10, Self-Empowerment

  • Oct 30th, 2019: Read Ch. 11, Self-Respect & Self-Honor

  • Nov 6th, 2019: Read Ch. 12, Self-Pleasure

  • Nov 13th, 2019: Read Ch. 13, Self-Expression

  • Nov 20th, 2019: Read Ch. 14, Make a Self-Love Promise: Stay Committed to Choosing Love For Yourself

  • Nov 27th, 2019: Read Ch. 15 & Ch. 16, Engage in a Radical Act of Self-Love: Practice Self-Love for Forty Days Straight and Be a Love Ambassador: Use Your Love Power to Generate Love for Yourself and Others

Book Eight - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday January 8th – Wednesday April 8th, 2020, we will be studying Conscious Lesbian Dating & Love: A Roadmap to Finding the Right Partner and Creating the Relationship of Your Dreams and it can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

  • January 8th, 2020: Read the Introduction and Chapter 1

  • January 15th, 2020: Read Chapter 2 & 3

  • January 22nd, 2020: Read Chapter 4, Week One Roadmap

  • January 29th, 2020: Read Chapter 5, Week Two Roadmap

  • February 5th, 2020: Read Chapter 6, Week Three Roadmap

  • February 12th, 2020: Read Chapter 7, Week Four Roadmap

  • February 19th, 2020: No meeting

  • February 26th, 2020: Read Chapter 8, Week Five Roadmap

  • March 5th, 2020: Read Chapter 9, Week Six Roadmap

  • March 11th, 2020: Read Chapter 10, Week Seven Roadmap

  • March 18th, 2020: Read Chapter 11, Week Eight Roadmap

  • March 25th, 2020: Read Chapter 12, Week Nine Roadmap

  • April 1st, 2020: Read Chapter 13, Week Ten Roadmap

  • April 8th, 2020: Read Chapter 14, Week Eleven Roadmap

  • April 15th, 2020: Read Chapter 15, Week Twelve Roadmap

Book Nine - Completed

Weeks: Wednesday April 22nd - Wednesday July 1st, 2020, we will be studying Too Good for Her Own Good: Searching for Self and Intimacy in Important Relationships and the eBook can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

PART ONE: THE PROBLEM WITH GOODNESS

  • April 22nd, 2020: Read Chapter 1, The Woman's Code of Goodness

  • April 29th, 2020: Read Chapter 2, Living the Code: WOMEN'S WAYS OF BEING GOOD

  • May 6th, 2020: Read Chapter 3, Living the Code: WOMEN'S WAYS OF DOING GOOD

  • May 13th, 2020: Read Chapter 4, If I'm So Good, Why Do I Feel So Bad: BASIC FEMALE SHAME

  • May 20th, 2020: Read Chapter 5, The High Cost of Goodness

PART TWO: BREAKING FREE

  • May 27th, 2020: Read Chapter 6, Goodness That Leads to Feeling Good: THE NEW CODE OF BALANCE

  • June 3rd, 2020: Read Chapter 7, Goodness Equals Responsibility: CHANGING THE EQUATION

  • June 10th, 2020: Read Chapter 8, From the Past into the Present: UNRAVELING THE RULES OF GOODNESS

  • June 17th, 2020: Read Chapter 9, Ellen and Brad: SHIFTING THE BALANCE

  • June 24th, 2020: Read Chapter 10, Applying the Principles of Change and Part Three, Chapter 11 - Deeper Dilemmas: WOMEN AND MEN, WOMEN AND WOMEN, WOMEN AND WORK

PART THREE: THE POWER OF CHOICE

  • July 1st, 2020: Read Chapter 12, Good Mothers, Good Daughters and Chapter 13, From Goodness to Wholeness: DEEPER LEVELS OF CHANCE

July 8th, 2020: Taking a Break

Book Ten - Starting July 15th

Weeks: Wednesday July 15th - Wednesday September 23rd, 2020, we will be studying The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself and the eBook can be purchased here or by clicking the image.

Part I: Awakening Consciousness

  • July 15th, 2020: Read Ch. 1, The Voice Inside Your Head and Ch. 2, Your Inner Roommate

  • July 22nd, 2020: Read Ch. 3, Who Are You and Ch. 4, The Lucid Self

Part II: Experiencing Energy

  • July 29th, 2020: Read Ch. 5, Infinite Energy and Ch. 6, The Secrets of the Spiritual Heart

  • August 5th, 2020: Read Ch. 7, Transcending the Tendency to Close

Part III: Freeing Yourself

  • August 12th, 2020: Read Ch. 8, Let Go Now or Fall and Ch. 9, Removing Your Inner Thorn

  • August 19th, 2020: Ch. 10, Stealing Freedom for Your Soul and Ch. 11, Pain, The Price of Freedom

Part IV: Going Beyond

  • August 26th, 2020: Read Ch. 12, Taking Down The Walls and Ch. 13, Far, Far, Beyond

  • September 2nd, 2020: Read Ch. 14, Letting Go of False Solidity

Part V: Living Life

  • September 9th, 2020: Read Ch. 15, The Path of Unconditional and Ch. 16, The Spiritual Path of Nonresistance

  • September 16th, 2020: Read Ch. 17, Contemplating Death and Ch. 18, The Secret of The Middle Way

  • September 23rd, 2020: Read Ch. 19, The Loving Eyes of God

September 30th, 2020: New Book TBD