Below is a list of resources that have been compiled by our staff. 
May we always be learning and growing...



Personal Growth

Tiny Beautiful Things - Cheryl Strayed

Wild - Cheryl Strayed

Love Warrior - Glennon Doyle

Untamed - Glennon Doyle 

Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert

The Gifts of Imperfection - Brene Brown

Daring Greatly - Brene Brown

Rising Strong - Brene Brown

Braving the Wilderness - Brene Brown

The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do - Amy Morin

The Way of Zen - Alan Watts

Stop Self Sabotage - Judy Ho

Living Like You Mean It: Using the Wisdom and Power of Your Emotions to Get the Life You Really Want - Ronald J. Frederick

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself - Kristen Neff

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Lori Gottlieb


The Five Love Languages - Gary Chapman

8 Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love - John & Julie Gottman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work - John Gottman

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples - John Gottman

The State of Affairs - Esther Perel

Mating in Captivity - Esther Perel

Where should We Begin - Esther Perel

Getting the Love You Want - Harville Hendrix

Keeping the Love You Find - Harville Hendrix 

The ZimZum of Love: A New Way of Understanding Marriage - Rob & Kristen Bell

After the Affair - Janis Spring, Ph.D with Michael Spring

Not "Just Friends": Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity - Shirley P. Glass, Ph.D with Jean Coppock Staeheli

Insecure in Love - Leslie Becker-Phelps

Mental Health

I Hate You, Don't Leave Me - Jerold Kreisman and Hal Strauss

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder - Jerold Kreisman

Codependent No More - Melody Beattie

The Language of Letting Go - Melody Beattie

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits - James Clear

Real Boys - William Pollack & Mary Pipher

Quarter Life Crisis - Alexandra Robbins and Abby Wilner

Permission to Feel - Marc Brackett

Burnout: The Secret to Solving the Stress Cycle - Amelia Nagoski & Emily Nagoski

Psychiatry Resources


The Body Keeps Score - Dr. Bessel van der Kolk



Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albon

It’s OK That You’re Not OK - Megan Devine

You Can Heal Your Life - Louse Hay 

Finding Meaning:The Sixth Stage of Grief - David Kessler

When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi


Chronic Illness/Pain

How to Live Well with Chronic Pain & Illness: A Mindful Guide - Tonie Bernhard

Do One Thing Every Day That Centers You: A Mindfulness Journal - Robie Rogge & Dian Smith

Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-exploration - Meera Lee Patel

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook - Kristen Neff & Christopher Germer


Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget - Sarah Hepola 

The Sober Diaries - Clare Pooley

Body Image

Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer




Divorce Poison: How to protect your family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing  - Dr Richard A. Warshak

joint custody with a jerk - Julie A. Ross & Judy Corcoran


  • The Rainbow Bridge - Support group in honor of our kitties and pups that have gone before us












Website Links for Recoverv Village

YouTube Links:

Lessons from the Mental Hospital with Glennon Doyle

Glennon Doyle Melton: First the Pain, Then the Rising


brenebrown - burnout

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-784-2433

Contact Crisis Support: 315-251-0600

NYS Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-342-3720

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline: 1-800-622-2255

National Eating Disorders Association: 1-800-931-2237 (M-F, 9 am - 5 pm)

National Council on Problem Gambling: 1-800-522-4700

CNY Hope for the Bereaved: 315-475-4673 (M-F, 8 am - 4:30 pm)

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)

American Pregnancy Helpline: 1-866-942-6466

SPEAK UP School Violence: 1-866-SPEAK-UP (773-2587)

NYS Office of Aging Helpline: 1-800-342-9871 (M-F, 8 am - 4 pm)

National Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1

Syracuse Booth House for Youth: 1-800-660-6999