BOOKS

FOCUS: The Hidden Driver of Excellence | Daniel Goleman

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance | Angela Duckworth

Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges | Amy Cuddy

Speaking Up Without Freaking Out | Matthew Abrahams

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment – and Your Life | Jon Kabat-Zinn

Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart | Ram Dass

Social Intelligence | Daniel Goleman

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain | Dr. David Eagleman

The Brain: The Story of You | Dr. David Eagleman

The Mind’s Sky: Human Intelligence in a Cosmic Context | Timothy Ferris

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership | Joseph Jaworski

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success & Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom & Wonder | Arianna Huffington

Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future | Peter Senge & Otto Scharmer

Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-system to Eco-system | Dr. Otto Scharmer

Greatest Life Lessons And Motivations from Maya Angelou

The Untethered Soul | Michael Singer

The Power of Now | Eckhart Tolle

The Alchemist | Paulo Coelho

Getting More of What You Want: How the Secrets of Economics and Psychology Can Help You Negotiate Anything | Dr. Margaret Neale

How to Be Interesting | Jessica Hagy

How Will You Measure Your Life? | Clayton Christensen

The Art of Somatic Coaching | Richard Strozzi-Heckler

Walking the Tiger | Peter Levine

The Heart Aroused | David Whyte

The Brain Revolution | Dr. Evian Gordon

Thinking Fast and Slow | Daniel Kahneman

Drive | Daniel Pink

Mindset | Carol Dwek

From Workplace to Playspace: Innovating, Learning & Changing through Dynamic Engagement | Pamela Meyer

The Leadership Crucible | Robert J. Thomas

A New Way | Matthew Dowd

The Fabric of the Cosmos | Brian Greene

The Gifts of Imperfection | Brene Brown

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead | Brene Brown

Rising Strong | Brene Brown

The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation | Thich Nhat Hanh

You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment | Thich Nhat Hanh

Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm | Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life | Thich Nhat Hanh

No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering | Thich Nhat Hanh


SCIENTIFIC PUBlications

Nutrition, cognition, and brain anatomy, Neurology (Bowman et al., 2011)

Cognition and hydration, J Am Coll Nutr. (Adan, 2012)

Sleep, mental health, and emotion, Sleep Med Rev. (Palmer & Alfano, 2017)

Sleep and memory, Annu Rev Psychol. (Walker & Stickgold, 2006)

Physical activity and energy, Psychother Psychosom. (Puetz, Flowers, & O'Connor, 2008)

Physical activity and creativity, J Exp Psych Learn Mem Cogn. (Oppezzo & Schwartz, 2014)

The value of detaching from work, Curr Dir in Psych Sci. (Sonnentag, 2012)

Mind wandering and creativity, Psychol Sci. (Baird et al., 2012)

Neurologic underpinnings of creativity, PLoS ONE (Limb & Braun, 2008)

Gratitude and happiness, J Perso Soc Psych. (Emmons & McCullough, 2003)

Gratitude and mindfulness, J Clinical Psych. (Rosenzweig, 2013)

Mindfulness, mood, and stress, J Perso Soc Psych. (Brown & Ryan, 2003)


BEHAVIOR CHANGE:  HELPFUL HINTS

Sleep hygiene guidelines, Centre for Clinical Interventions, Australia