Personal Growth Book Club
The Personal Growth Book Club reads inspirational and self-help books, then discusses them chapter by chapter. A dedicated group with worthy discussions meets weekly on Thursdays, Noon to 1:45 pm in the library meeting room. Come and join the discussion!
Currently discussing It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn.
The Personal Growth Book Club has read a variety of self-help and inspirational books, including:
- Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
- Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown
- The Noticer Returns by Andy Andrews
- The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
- The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz
- The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success by Andy Andrews
- How to Communicate with Confidence by Mike Bechtle
- Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff
- The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo, PhD.
- The Noticer by Andy Andrews
- Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger
- The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself From Destructive Thoughts and Emotions by Christopher K. Germer, PhD.
- Mastering Fear: Harnessing Emotion to Achieve Excellence in Work, Health, and Relationships by Robert Maurer, PhD with Michelle Gifford, MA
- When Everything Changes, Change Everything: In a Time of Turmoil, a Pathway to Peace by Neale Donald Walsch
- People Can't Drive You Crazy Unless You Give Them the Keys by Mike Bechtle
- The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It by Kelly McGonigal, PhD.
- God on a Harley by Joan Brady
- Enjoy Life: Healing with Happiness by Lynn D. Johnson, PhD.
- The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
- The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck
- A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
- Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
- The Fifteen Minute Miracle and The Voice: A Higher Energy Within You by Dr. Harlan Fisher
- Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage by Greg Gungor
- Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Possible!