Becky’s Book Table

Hi there. With lots of time on my hands I get to indulge in my love of reading more than ever before. Many people ask about my favourite titles, and the books that inspire the writing of my own. So I decided to create this page. Check it out.

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Thanks for stopping by,

Becky

Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity

Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity

'Do what you love and the money will follow' is the central theme of the book. Whyte discusses his own career changes, from naturalist to nonprofit executive to poet/writer/presenter. I've read it three times! Undoubtedly, one of my all time favourites. More info →
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Broken Open

Broken Open

How do we emerge from suffering and challenge with real, encompassing wisdom and love? Using her own life story, and those of others, Elizabeth Lesser explores all that is possible following life's most difficult events. More info →
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Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives

Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives

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Genre: Writing
This book teaches one simple principle; writing must include both events AND feelings about the events, if it is to be healing. It is a process which she has used herself and with her students at New York's Hunter College. Great read. More info →
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Writing to Heal The Soul

Writing to Heal The Soul

A beautifully written, and moving book intended for anyone who has experienced loss, failure, or tragedy. Susan Zimmerman weaves personal stories with research, and provides fantastic writing ideas with each chapter. Highly recommended. More info →
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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

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Genre: Medicine
Why don't zebras get ulcers--or heart disease, diabetes and other chronic diseases--when people do? Biologist Robert Sapolsky presents the case that people develop such diseases partly because our bodies aren't designed for the constant stresses of a modern-day life. More info →
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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

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Genres: Medicine, Neurology
A fascinating, highly readable book that extols the boundless potential of the human brain. More info →
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Writing From Personal Experience

Writing From Personal Experience

Write about what obsesses you. Show, don't tell. This book was required reading for the writing course I took in New York with the author, Nancy Davidoff Kelton. Fan-bloody-tastic! A superb book for any serious (and not so serious) writer. More info →
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Slow Motion

Slow Motion

Genre: Memoir
Shapiro's memoir is a beautiful account of how a life gone terribly wrong can be rescued through tragedy. More info →

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