Resources that have Influenced Me


Some recent favorites

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:
The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

By Marie Kondo
The Gifts of Imperfection:
Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Your guide to a Wholehearted Life

By Brene Brown, PhD., L.M.S.W.
The Happiness Project:
Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

Gretchen Rubin
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

By Susan Cain
The Highly Sensitive Person:
How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

By Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D
Daring Greatly:
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead

By Brene Brown, PhD., L.M.S.W.
The Big Leap:
Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Your Life to the Next Level

Gay Hendricks

Time and Efficiency

168 Hours:
You Have More time Thank You Think

By Laura Vanderkam
Getting Things Done:
The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

By David Allen
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People:
Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

By Stephen R. Covey
The Procrastinator’s Handbook:
Mastering the Art of Doing It Now

By Rita Emmett
The Power of Habit:
Why We Do What We Do and How to Change

By Charles Duhigg

Purpose and Callings

The Purpose of your Life:
Finding your Place in the World Using Synchronicity, Intuition and Uncommon Sense

By Carol Adrienne
Take Time for Your Life:
A 7-Step Program for Creating the Life you Want

By Cheryl Richardson
Finding and Following an Authentic Life

By Gregg Levoy
I Will Not Die an Unlived Life:
Reclaiming Purpose and Passion

By Dawna Markova, PhD
Find Your Purpose, Change Your Life:
Getting to the Heart of Your Life’s Mission

By Carol Adrienne


The Power of Now
By Eckhart Tolle
Celestine Prophecy Books and Guides
By James Redfield and Carole Adrienne


The Open Mind:
Exploring the Six Patterns of Natural Intelligence

By Dawna Markova, PhD
The Artist’s Way:
A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self

By Julia Cameron
Taming Your Gremlin:
A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way

By Rick Carson
Organizing & Simplifying
How to Simplify Your Life:
Seven Practical Steps to Letting Go of Your Burdens and Living a Happier Life

By Tiki Kustenmacher
It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find your Keys:
The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized

By Marilyn Paul
Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap—Strategies for Coping in a World Gone ADD

By Edward Hallowell
Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui:
Free Yourself from Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Clutter Forever

By Karen Kingston

ADD Resources

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life
By Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD
Women with Attention Deficit Disorder:
Embracing Disorganization at Home and in the Workplace

By Sari Solden
Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.?:
Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder

By Gina Pera
Organizing Solutions for People with Attention Deficit Disorder:
Tips and Tools to Help You Take Charge of Your Life and Get Organized

By Susan C Pinsky 
The Disorganized Mind:
Coaching your ADHD Brain to Take Control of Your Time Tasks & Talents

By Nancy Ratey
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!:
The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

By Kate Kelly & Peggy Ramundo