The best 46 Mindful Loving books

Mindful Loving is crucial in fostering meaningful relationships and personal well-being. Our handpicked book list on this subject offers valuable insights into the art of cultivating love and mindfulness, enhancing connections with ourselves and others.

Uncover the transformative power of mindful loving with our collection. Dive into these insightful reads today and nurture a deeper connection with yourself and those around you.

The best 46 Mindful Loving books
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Mindful Loving Books: Nanaville by Anna Quindlen

Nanaville

Anna Quindlen
Adventures in Grandparenting
3.8 (48 ratings)
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What's Nanaville about?

Nanaville (2019) is a guide to the figurative city of grandmotherhood. Being a grandma is a joyful experience, but it’s certainly not the same as being a mother. Breaking the habits of maternity can be difficult; however, it’s necessary if you want to be the best granny to your grandchildren. Filled with useful, first-hand tips on grandmothering, this book is a must for anyone new to “Nanaville.” 

Who should read Nanaville?

  • Women on the verge of grandmotherhood
  • Grandmas struggling to overcome maternal habits
  • Mothers and fathers trying to navigate Nanaville

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Mindful Loving Books: Slow Sex by Diana Richardson

Slow Sex

Diana Richardson
The Path to Fulfilling and Sustainable Sexuality
4.4 (443 ratings)
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What's Slow Sex about?

Slow Sex (2011) makes a powerful case for a deceleration of our love lives in order to have more fulfilling sex and deeper, happier relationships. In our hectic and consumer-oriented society, sex is often used as a quick fix for physical satisfaction – but this can leave us feeling empty. Slow sex helps us unfold the potential of our sexuality by learning how to make love in a conscious, mindful way that is ultimately as healing as it is stimulating.

Who should read Slow Sex?

  • Couples seeking to reinvigorate their relationship
  • Anyone interested in having better sex
  • Those curious about meditation and higher states of awareness

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Mindful Loving Books: The Complete Kama Sutra by Vātsyāyana

The Complete Kama Sutra

Vātsyāyana
The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text
3.8 (133 ratings)
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What's The Complete Kama Sutra about?

The Complete Kama Sutra (1994) is a translation of the classic Indian text, which was compiled in the fourth century. It’s an enduring guide to the pleasures of love and sex.

Who should read The Complete Kama Sutra?

  • History buffs fascinated by ancient cultures
  • Lovers looking for wisdom and advice
  • People enthralled by erotica

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Mindful Loving Books: Resurrecting Sex by David Schnarch

Resurrecting Sex

David Schnarch
Solving Sexual Problems and Revolutionizing Your Relationship
4.2 (231 ratings)
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What's Resurrecting Sex about?

Resurrecting Sex (2002) is a guidebook for couples struggling to connect intimately and emotionally due to sexual dysfunction. It offers a holistic approach to addressing these issues – and to exploring the erotic potential of your relationship.

Who should read Resurrecting Sex?

  • Couples struggling in the bedroom
  • Emotionally committed partners who want to enhance intimacy
  • Those looking for sex and relationship insights

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Mindful Loving Books: The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller

The Meaning of Marriage

Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller
Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God
4.2 (122 ratings)
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What's The Meaning of Marriage about?

The Meaning of Marriage (2011) is a meditation on marriage in an age of skyrocketing divorce rates and growing skepticism that a life of monogamy can deliver true happiness. Pastor Timothy Keller and theologian Kathy Keller ask what’s gone wrong – why are so many couples hesitant to take their vows and so many others calling it quits on their marriages? The authors’ answer: we’re far too idealistic, set impossible standards, and have forgotten the true meaning of matrimony – learning to love anew each day, a lesson at the heart of the Bible’s teachings.

Who should read The Meaning of Marriage?

  • Singles looking for their soulmates
  • Would-be divorcees thinking about giving it another chance
  • Engaged people wondering what married life has in store

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Mindful Loving Books: The High-Conflict Couple by Alan E. Fruzzetti

The High-Conflict Couple

Alan E. Fruzzetti
A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy & Validation
4.4 (248 ratings)
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What's The High-Conflict Couple about?

The High-Conflict Couple (2007) is a guide to overcoming the common relationship pitfalls that lead to conflict and animosity. Drawing upon years of psychology research and therapy experience, Alan E. Fruzzetti explains where conflict comes from and how it can be reduced.

Who should read The High-Conflict Couple?

  • Couples tired of fighting with each other
  • People who struggle to accept the things they cannot change
  • Anyone wanting to be more present in their own life

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Mindful Loving Books: Magnificent Sex by Peggy J. Kleinplatz and A. Dana Ménard

Magnificent Sex

Peggy J. Kleinplatz and A. Dana Ménard
Lessons from Extraordinary Lovers
4.2 (604 ratings)
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What's Magnificent Sex about?

Magnificent Sex (2020) is a guide to having outstanding sex, time after time. Rather than focusing on specific sexual techniques, it draws on interviews with extraordinary lovers to dive into the qualities and characteristics that make magnificent sex possible. 

Who should read Magnificent Sex?

  • Anyone who wants to become extraordinary in bed
  • Long-term partners trying to regain their sexual momentum
  • Older lovers wondering if aging and sex are incompatible

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Mindful Loving Books: Loving Bravely by Alexandra H. Solomon

Loving Bravely

Alexandra H. Solomon
Twenty Lessons of Self-discovery to Help You Get the Love You Want
4.4 (239 ratings)
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What's Loving Bravely about?

Loving Bravely (2017) is a primer on finding love through introspection and self-discovery. This guide to love teaches invaluable lessons about how to build relationships that actually last.

Who should read Loving Bravely?

  • Lonely hearts looking for love
  • True romantics seeking lasting relationships
  • Anyone curious about the psychology of attachment

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Mindful Loving Books: The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills

The Mastery of Love

Don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills
A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
4.4 (637 ratings)
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What's The Mastery of Love about?

The Mastery of Love (1999) uses anecdotes and examples to illustrate the erroneous assumptions and lies that characterize most people’s relationships. It is a guide to overcoming emotional wounds and transforming relationships from wars of control into harmonic connections based on love, joy, and freedom.

Who should read The Mastery of Love?

  • Anyone struggling with a relationship
  • Soul-searchers interested in ancient wisdom
  • People seeking advice on how to overcome misery

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Mindful Loving Books: Love Worth Making by Stephen Snyder

Love Worth Making

Stephen Snyder
How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long-Lasting Relationship
4.2 (585 ratings)
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What's Love Worth Making about?

Love Worth Making (2018) is a guide to enhancing sex and intimacy within committed partnerships. Drawing from real-life examples of sex and couples therapy sessions, it shows how both daily life and trauma affect our sexual feelings. It takes an emotional approach to untangling sexual problems and offers ideas on maintaining an erotic climate in a relationship.

Who should read Love Worth Making?

  • Partners who love each other but are struggling to keep desire alive
  • New couples who want to learn how to sustain their sexual relationship
  • Anyone interested in the emotional side of sexual connection

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Mindful Loving Books: Us by Terrence Real

Us

Terrence Real
Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship
4.7 (383 ratings)
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What's Us about?

Us (2022) is for anyone whose once-loving relationship has devolved into point-scoring and power struggles. It offers a science-based skill set, illustrated with rich and detailed examples, to help you and your partner heal your toxic individualism and your relationship. 

Who should read Us?

  • Couples who find themselves having the same fight over and over again
  • Partners whose disagreements turn melodramatic within minutes
  • Anyone dealing with a breach of trust in a close relationship

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Mindful Loving Books: The Love Prescription by John Gottman & Julie Schwartz Gottman

The Love Prescription

John Gottman & Julie Schwartz Gottman
Seven Days to More Intimacy, Connection, and Joy
4.6 (310 ratings)
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What's The Love Prescription about?

The Love Prescription (2022) is a practical guide to creating more intimacy and connection in romantic relationships. Based on 40 years of research, the authors offer simple actionable advice that will help couples in any phase of their relationship.

Who should read The Love Prescription?

  • Busy people struggling to find time for their relationship
  • Couples who feel the spark has gone
  • Anyone who wants to know how to make love last

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Mindful Loving Books: The Daily Dad by Ryan Holiday

The Daily Dad

Ryan Holiday
366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids
4.7 (129 ratings)
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What's The Daily Dad about?

The Daily Dad (2023) is a philosophical meditation on the roles and responsibilities of parents. Presented as short passages to be consumed one day at a time, it draws on the author’s experiences of fatherhood, as well as the writings of history's greatest thinkers – from Plato to Bruce Springsteen. Whether you’re an expecting new parent or already living with a full nest, this wisdom and practical advice is timeless and applicable to all.

Who should read The Daily Dad?

  • New parents looking to cultivate a healthy and productive mindset for the momentous task ahead of them
  • Seasoned parents who want to raise their kids with the bigger picture in mind
  • Teachers, mentors, and other carers craving the best for their children’s future

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Mindful Loving Books: How Am I Doing? by Corey Yeager

How Am I Doing?

Corey Yeager
40 Conversations to Have with Yourself
4.2 (115 ratings)
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What's How Am I Doing? about?

How Am I Doing? (2022) helps you dive deep into your thoughts and find yourself. It features 40 introspective questions designed to prompt you to mend yourself and discover the path to the person you want to become.

Who should read How Am I Doing??

  • People who want to gain a better understanding of themselves
  • High school or college graduates looking for their next path
  • Anyone interested in personal growth and self-improvement

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Mindful Loving Books: The Overthinking In Relationships Fix by Rodney Noble

The Overthinking In Relationships Fix

Rodney Noble
Toxic Thoughts That Can Destroy Your Relationship And How To Fix Them
4.3 (456 ratings)
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What's The Overthinking In Relationships Fix about?

The Overthinking In Relationships Fix (2020) is a guide to getting rid of toxic overthinking patterns that put your romantic relationships on the verge of a breakup. It offers advice and easy-to-do techniques to release your worrying thoughts and strengthen your bond with your partner.

Who should read The Overthinking In Relationships Fix?

  • Anyone in a relationship
  • Long-distance lovers
  • Those looking to overcome toxic overthinking

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Mindful Loving Books: How to be Love(d) by Humble the Poet

How to be Love(d)

Humble the Poet
Simple Truths for Going Easier on Yourself, Embracing Imperfection & Loving Your Way to a Better Life
4.5 (207 ratings)
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What's How to be Love(d) about?

How to be Love(d) (2022) teaches you how to transform your thoughts and actions to give, receive, and experience more love in life. Full of relatable stories and actionable advice, this guide will teach you how to rid yourself of useless programming, embrace imperfection, and honor your progress – so you can better love yourself and others.

Who should read How to be Love(d)?

  • Anyone going through a breakup
  • People looking to improve their romantic, platonic, or family relationships
  • Fans of the author’s art and music

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Mindful Loving Books: Pathways to Peace of Mind by Napoleon Hill

Pathways to Peace of Mind

Napoleon Hill
4.3 (309 ratings)
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What's Pathways to Peace of Mind about?

Learn to maintain positivity, shared abundance, good habits, and relationships with uplifting examples and practical strategies from the newly released Pathways to Peace of Mind (2023).

Who should read Pathways to Peace of Mind?

  • General seekers of calm in chaos
  • Group leaders who want more zen
  • Entrepreneurs desiring success without burnout

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Mindful Loving Books: The Parenting Map by Dr. Shefali

The Parenting Map

Dr. Shefali
Step-By-Step Solutions to Consciously Create the Ultimate Parent-Child Relationship
4.6 (138 ratings)
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What's The Parenting Map about?

The Parenting Map (2023) by Dr. Shefali Tsabary offers a step-by-step guide to parenting healthy, happy, resilient, and grounded children by adopting a mindful parenting approach. In it, parents are encouraged to unlearn toxic parenting habits and replace them with moments of meaningful connection.

Who should read The Parenting Map?

  • Expectant families looking for clear, compassionate parenting advice
  • Seasoned parents who’d like to feel more present for their children
  • Grandparents, caregivers, guardians, and anyone with special young people in their lives

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Mindful Loving Books: The Honeymoon Effect by Bruce H. Lipton

The Honeymoon Effect

Bruce H. Lipton
The Science of Creating Heaven on Earth
3.1 (67 ratings)
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What's The Honeymoon Effect about?

The Honeymoon Effect (2023) explores the possibility of maintaining the euphoric state typically experienced during the honeymoon phase of a relationship. By delving into diverse fields such as biology, quantum physics, and psychology, it sheds light on the nature of love, the role of hormones, and the power of the subconscious mind in shaping our relationships.

Who should read The Honeymoon Effect?

  • Relationship strugglers hoping to turn around negative patterns through understanding biological and psychological influences
  • Newlyweds seeking wisdom on extending their initial happiness throughout marriage
  • Psychology enthusiasts interested in exploring the intersection of psychology, biology, and quantum physics

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Mindful Loving Books: The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook by Daniel J. Fox

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook

Daniel J. Fox
An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD
4.1 (109 ratings)
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What's The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook about?

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook (2019) is a practical guide to taking control of your BPD. Through expert advice and actionable exercises, this empathetic resource illuminates a path beyond unhealthy beliefs and destructive behaviors. With these proven techniques, anyone with BPD can begin to improve their emotional patterns and rebuild healthy relationships.

Who should read The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook?

  • People diagnosed with BPD
  • Those experiencing BPD-like symptoms
  • Friends and family of people with BPD trying to learn about the disorder

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Mindful Loving Books: Sexual Detox by Tim Challies

Sexual Detox

Tim Challies
A Guide for Guys Who Are Sick of Porn
2.5 (86 ratings)
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What's Sexual Detox about?

Sexual Detox (2010) diagnoses the corruption of conscience and twisting of sexuality wrought by pornography. Written for Christians, it prescribes a moral reset to reorient understanding toward God’s redemptive vision of human intimacy.

Who should read Sexual Detox?

  • Christian men looking to break free from porn addiction
  • Young adults of faith, seeking to reclaim their sexuality from sin
  • Pastors helping church members with porn struggles

 


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Mindful Loving Books: Facing Codependence by Pia Mellody with Andrea Wells Miller & J. Keith Miller

Facing Codependence

Pia Mellody with Andrea Wells Miller & J. Keith Miller
What It Is, Where It Comes from, How It Sabotages Our Lives
4.4 (175 ratings)
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What's Facing Codependence about?

Facing Codependence (1989) offers insights and guidance for those seeking to navigate and recover from codependent behaviors. It dives into the complex condition of codependence, identifying five main symptoms, their origins, and their corresponding effects on the individual’s life.

Who should read Facing Codependence?

  • Individuals navigating relationship challenges
  • Self-awareness and personal growth seekers
  • Anyone interested in understanding codependency

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Mindful Loving Books: Scarcity Brain by Michael Easter

Scarcity Brain

Michael Easter
Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough
4.1 (266 ratings)
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What's Scarcity Brain about?

Scarcity Brain (2023) reveals how our ancient scarcity mindset now backfires in a world of abundance. Michael Easter traveled the world consulting innovators on tactics to counter scarcity cues – from a Las Vegas slot machine designer detecting triggers to coffee-making monks finding happiness in alone time. By understanding our cravings, we can shake the worst habits and use what we have better for a more satisfying life.

Who should read Scarcity Brain?

  • People looking to break bad habits and addictions
  • Those interested in the science behind human behavior
  • Anyone seeking to take control of their life and live more fully

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Mindful Loving Books: Damaged but Not Destroyed by Michael Todd

Damaged but Not Destroyed

Michael Todd
From Trauma to Triumph
3.9 (144 ratings)
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What's Damaged but Not Destroyed about?

Damaged but Not Destroyed (2023) unveils the complex maze of life's struggles, scars, and setbacks. Journey through the transformative power of facing past pain, embracing raw honesty, and welcoming God's grace. While you might feel damaged, your divine destiny remains brilliantly within reach.

Who should read Damaged but Not Destroyed?

  • Seekers of spiritual growth and personal transformation
  • Followers of contemporary Christian leadership
  • Readers navigating life's emotional challenges

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Mindful Loving Books: Wear It Well by Allison Bornstein

Wear It Well

Allison Bornstein
Reclaim Your Closet and Rediscover the Joy of Getting Dressed
3.7 (109 ratings)
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What's Wear It Well about?

Wear It Well (2023) is a guide to using fashion as a tool for self-discovery and self-expression. Discover your personal style using the Three-Word Method and AB Closet-Editing System, curate a wardrobe that reflects your authentic self, eliminate items that don't fit your lifestyle, and create sustainable looks by shopping your closet. 

Who should read Wear It Well?

  • Fashion enthusiasts
  • People wanting to discover their personal style
  • Anyone who wishes getting dressed was easier and more fun

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Mindful Loving Books: Finding Clarity by Marc Lesser

Finding Clarity

Marc Lesser
How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships, Thriving Workplaces, and Meaningful Lives
4.4 (222 ratings)
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What's Finding Clarity about?

Finding Clarity (2023) offers insight into developing more fulfilling personal and professional relationships through the practice of compassionate accountability. It delves into seven strategies for enhancing communication and understanding in relationships, to foster environments that are both supportive and productive. 

Who should read Finding Clarity?

  • Professionals seeking improved workplace communication and leadership skills
  • Individuals looking to enhance personal relationship dynamics
  • Anyone interested in mindfulness and emotional intelligence development

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Mindful Loving Books: The Inner Work by Mathew Micheletti & Ashley Cottrell

The Inner Work

Mathew Micheletti & Ashley Cottrell
An Invitation to True Freedom and Lasting Happiness
4.5 (298 ratings)
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What's The Inner Work about?

The Inner Work (2019) is a profound yet practical guide that provides the essential tools to break free and unlock your highest potential. Integrating spiritual insight and psychology, it leads you step-by-step through the inner transformation required to end pain and reclaim inner peace. 

Who should read The Inner Work?

  • People who feel trapped by feelings of inadequacy, negativity, and shame
  • People who know they’re not living up to their full, radical potential
  • Anyone interested in living joyfully, mindfully, and wholeheartedly

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Mindful Loving Books: 100 Ways to Change Your Life by Liz Moody

100 Ways to Change Your Life

Liz Moody
The Science of Leveling Up Health, Happiness, Relationships and Success
4.3 (540 ratings)
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What's 100 Ways to Change Your Life about?

100 Ways to Change Your Life (2023) is a guide that offers you a wide range of practical tips and strategies for making impactful changes in various aspects of your life. Covering topics from health and wellness to personal growth and happiness, it’s designed to inspire and motivate you to implement small but significant adjustments to suit your individual needs and goals.

Who should read 100 Ways to Change Your Life?

  • Wellness devotees and productivity fanatics who’ve lost sight of simple happiness
  • Dreamers who’d love to start doing, if they could only stick to their goals
  • Anyone who feels there could be more to life than the status quo

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Mindful Loving Books: The Art of Positive Thinking by Elizabeth R. Brown

The Art of Positive Thinking

Elizabeth R. Brown
Eliminate Negative Thinking I Emotional Intelligence I Stop Overthinking
4.3 (277 ratings)
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What's The Art of Positive Thinking about?

The Art of Positive Thinking (2023) is a guide to positivity as a practice. Through regular, simple exercises, we can all learn to change our mindsets, and improve the quality of our lives.

Who should read The Art of Positive Thinking?

  • Pessimists
  • People who struggle with anxiety or negative thought patterns
  • Anyone who wants to experience a greater sense of well-being

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Mindful Loving Books: Don't Believe Everything You Think by Joseph Nguyen

Don't Believe Everything You Think

Joseph Nguyen
Why Your Thinking is the Beginning & End of Suffering
4.5 (265 ratings)
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What's Don't Believe Everything You Think about?

Don’t Believe Everything You Think (2022) is a guide to overcoming anxiety, self-doubt, and self-sabotage. Rejecting feel-good clichés about motivation and willpower, it draws on timeless Buddhist wisdom to demonstrate how thinking entangles us in a life of suffering – and how we can free ourselves from that trap. 

Who should read Don't Believe Everything You Think?

  • Overthinkers and self-sabotagers
  • Anyone interested in Buddhist perspectives on pain and suffering
  • Spiritual seekers and explorers  

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Mindful Loving Books: On This Bright Day by Susan Peirce Thompson

On This Bright Day

Susan Peirce Thompson
A Year of Reflections for Lasting Food Freedom
3.8 (9 ratings)
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What's On This Bright Day about?

On This Bright Day (2023) is a vital tool for anyone who is on the Bright Lines Eating path. For each and every day of the year, it offers advice and encouragement for those who are working the program and doing their best to keep temptations and negativity at bay. 

Who should read On This Bright Day?

  • People interested in a long-term weight loss program
  • Anyone struggling with food addiction
  • Overeaters looking for help

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Mindful Loving Books: Sensitive by Jenn Granneman & Andre Sólo

Sensitive

Jenn Granneman & Andre Sólo
The Hidden Power of the Highly Sensitive Person in a Loud, Fast, Too-Much World
4.2 (80 ratings)
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What's Sensitive about?

Sensitive (2023) explores the meaningful lives and gifts of highly sensitive people, whose emotional depth and perceptual sensitivity shed invaluable light into human consciousness. Interweaving scientific research with compelling personal stories, it guides highly sensitive people toward validation and compassionate self-care. With poetic reflection and empowering advice, it frames high sensitivity as a vital form of beauty both challenging and critical to embrace.

Who should read Sensitive?

  • Highly sensitive people, or those who suspect they might be
  • Parents of sensitive children
  • Anyone curious about psychology and neurodiversity

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Mindful Loving Books: Lessons for Living by Phil Stutz

Lessons for Living

Phil Stutz
What Only Adversity Can Teach You
3.9 (136 ratings)
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What's Lessons for Living about?

Lessons for Living (2023) is a collection of short essays that speak to the pivotal role acknowledgment of higher forces plays in effective psychotherapy and self-development. It argues that all our modern psychological ailments – from a lack of discipline to the pervasive background hum of dissatisfaction – can be healed with a proper understanding and appreciation of the powers that govern all of creation. 

Who should read Lessons for Living?

  • Anyone committed to thriving in today’s adversity-rife world
  • Individuals seeking meaning through a struggle or obstacle
  • Readers of personal development and self-help titles

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Mindful Loving Books: How to Be the Love You Seek by Nicole LePera

How to Be the Love You Seek

Nicole LePera
Break Cycles, Find Peace, and Heal Your Relationships
4.1 (92 ratings)
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What's How to Be the Love You Seek about?

How to Be the Love You Seek (2023) is part candid memoir, part practical manual to improving your romantic relationships. Supported by personal experience and patient case studies, it argues that deep inner work is the essential prerequisite to secure, loving outer relationships – and outlines the process to make this transformation possible. 

Who should read How to Be the Love You Seek?

  • Anyone looking to improve their romantic relationship(s) 
  • Individuals committed to moving past old wounds and trauma 
  • People interested in self-development and personal growth 

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Mindful Loving Books: Remember Love by Cleo Wade

Remember Love

Cleo Wade
Words for Tender Times
3.9 (29 ratings)
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What's Remember Love about?

Remember Love (2023) navigates the journey of embracing lostness as a transformative passage towards self-discovery and love. It suggests that experiencing phases of being lost isn’t a permanent state but a starting point for a deeper understanding of oneself. This perspective encourages readers to find love and solace within themselves, even in moments of disorientation or change.

Who should read Remember Love?

  • Fans of inspirational poetry
  • Self-help enthusiasts
  • Seekers of personal growth

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Mindful Loving Books: The Performance Paradox by Eduardo Briceño

The Performance Paradox

Eduardo Briceño
Turning the Power of Mindset Into Action
4.1 (235 ratings)
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What's The Performance Paradox about?

The Performance Paradox (2023) offers a refreshing new approach to maintaining a healthy career. It identifies the chronic problem of being stuck in an endless cycle of high-level effort with no reward, and it offers a way to find more meaning and satisfaction in your work.

Who should read The Performance Paradox?

  • Managers looking for inspiration
  • Leaders who want better motivational skills
  • Anyone interested in a more fruitful career

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Mindful Loving Books: I Didn't Know I Needed This by Eli Rallo

I Didn't Know I Needed This

Eli Rallo
The New Rules for Flirting, Feeling, and Finding Yourself
4.2 (160 ratings)
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What's I Didn't Know I Needed This about?

I Didn't Know I Needed This (2023) is the ultimate guide to modern dating’s natural lifecycle, from flirting to first dates to relationships to heartbreak. Drawing on TikTok star Eli Rallo's own hard-won experience, this rulebook combines shallow delights and hard truths into her signature brand of romantic realism. 

Who should read I Didn't Know I Needed This?

  • Young women navigating the modern dating world
  • Fans of Eli Rallo's TikTok and Instagram accounts 
  • Readers seeking wisdom and humor around romance, heartbreak, and self-care

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Mindful Loving Books: How to Eat to Change How You Drink by Brooke Scheller

How to Eat to Change How You Drink

Brooke Scheller
Heal Your Gut, Mend Your Mind, and Improve Nutrition to Change Your Relationship with Alcohol
4.0 (133 ratings)
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What's How to Eat to Change How You Drink about?

How to Eat to Change What You Drink (2023) draws on cutting-edge science to reveal how food can help change your relationship with alcohol. With a comprehensive 30-day plan to optimize meal timing, food, and lifestyle changes, this guide teaches you how to eat yourself sober.

Who should read How to Eat to Change How You Drink?

  • Sober and sober-curious people
  • Anyone looking to develop a healthier relationship with alcohol 
  • Anyone searching for an alternative, holistic approach to sobriety and self-improvement

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Mindful Loving Books: The First Rule of Mastery by Michael Gervais

The First Rule of Mastery

Michael Gervais
Stop Worrying about What People Think of You
3.8 (79 ratings)
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What's The First Rule of Mastery about?

The First Rule of Mastery (2023) reveals that letting go of the fear of other people's opinions unleashes your potential by promoting a shift towards values and purpose.

Who should read The First Rule of Mastery?

  • Individuals seeking self-improvement
  • Professionals aiming for excellence
  • Anyone battling social anxiety

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Mindful Loving Books: The Art of Letting Go by Nick Trenton

The Art of Letting Go

Nick Trenton
Stop Overthinking, Stop Negative Spirals, and Find Emotional Freedom
4.4 (105 ratings)
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What's The Art of Letting Go about?

The Art of Letting Go (2023) invites you on a transformative journey toward emotional freedom. It’s a guide to shedding the burdens of the past, embracing self-compassion, and cultivating a growth mindset for a purposeful and liberated existence. Dive into this exploration and emerge more resilient, insightful, and equipped to navigate life’s challenges with grace.

Who should read The Art of Letting Go?

  • Self-help enthusiasts seeking emotional freedom
  • Individuals interested in personal growth and resilience
  • Readers looking for guidance on self-compassion

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Mindful Loving Books: The Lost Art of Silence by Sarah Anderson

The Lost Art of Silence

Sarah Anderson
Reconnecting to the Power and Beauty of Quiet
4.5 (235 ratings)
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What's The Lost Art of Silence about?

The Lost Art of Silence (2023) is a captivating exploration of the often-overlooked power of silence in art, literature, nature, and spirituality. Drawing on wisdom from some of the world's greatest minds, it invites us to rediscover the profound quiet found both within ourselves and outside in the world. It explains that when we find silence, we find inspiration, insight, and an antidote to the cacophony of modern life.

Who should read The Lost Art of Silence?

  • Stressed workers who want to learn the art of quietly being
  • Over-thinkers who want to calm their minds
  • Anxious people seeking stillness

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Mindful Loving Books: Radiant Rebellion by Karen Walrond

Radiant Rebellion

Karen Walrond
Reclaim Aging, Practice Joy, and Raise a Little Hell
3.6 (18 ratings)
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What's Radiant Rebellion about?

Radiant Rebellion (2023) challenges the conventional perceptions of aging, arguing that growing older can be a period filled with happiness and health, contrary to common ageist beliefs.

Who should read Radiant Rebellion?

  • Aging individuals
  • Wellness enthusiasts
  • Anti-ageist advocates

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Mindful Loving Books: Do the New You by Steven Furtick

Do the New You

Steven Furtick
6 Mindsets to Become Who You Were Created to Be
3.1 (60 ratings)
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What's Do the New You about?

Do the New You (2024) explores how to align your self-perception with God’s vision to become the person he designed you to be. It speaks to the challenge of living out your authentic, God-given identity and calling by unpacking practical mindsets to shift from who you are today to where God is leading you. It emphasizes that the true, ideal you isn’t an imaginary future self but the “you” God has always known you to be.

Who should read Do the New You?

  • Anyone seeking their identity in Christ
  • People struggling with self-acceptance
  • Christians seeking spiritual growth

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Mindful Loving Books: Untangle Your Emotions by Jennie Allen

Untangle Your Emotions

Jennie Allen
Naming What You Feel and Knowing What to Do About It
3.8 (18 ratings)
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What's Untangle Your Emotions about?

Untangle Your Emotions (2024) is a spiritual guide to understanding and managing your feelings. Rather than something to be fixed, it views emotions as an avenue for deeper connection with God and the people around you. Drawing on scientific research and biblical wisdom, it guides you on your path to emotional maturity as a divinely created being.

Who should read Untangle Your Emotions?

  • Christians seeking a faith-based approach to improving their emotional health
  • People who want to strengthen their connections with God and others through developing emotional awareness
  • Anyone who feels they tend to suppress or ignore their emotions rather than dealing with them

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Mindful Loving Books: And Then We Rise by Common

And Then We Rise

Common
A Guide to Loving and Taking Care of Self
3.6 (8 ratings)
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What's And Then We Rise about?

And Then We Rise (2024) is part guide, part memoir that explores the intersection of personal well-being and faith. Through illuminating anecdotes and candid conversations with teachers, it reveals how investing in nutrition, exercise, mental care, and spiritual connection has contributed to Common’s growth as a performer and person – and how you might harness these self-care practices, too.

Who should read And Then We Rise?

  • Fans of Common
  • Anyone looking to take their self-care practices to the next level
  • Individuals interested in the intersection of personal well-being, faith, and activism

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Mindful Loving Books: Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! by Kate Bowler

Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day!

Kate Bowler
Daily Meditations for the Ups, Downs & In-Betweens
4.3 (7 ratings)
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What's Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! about?

Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day! (2024) is a compilation of concise reflections and practical steps, imbued with spiritual wisdom, designed to support you through daily challenges, regardless of whether your experiences are positive, negative, or somewhere in between. Developed from a period of enduring chronic pain, it offers insights into navigating life’s obstacle courses, emphasizing the importance of recognizing and embracing both the highs and lows to foster resilience.

Who should read Have a Beautiful, Terrible Day!?

  • Individuals seeking comfort during challenging times
  • Readers interested in personal growth and resilience
  • Fans of reflective, action-oriented self-help literature

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 FAQs 

What's the best Mindful Loving book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Nanaville as the ultimate read on Mindful Loving.

What are the Top 10 Mindful Loving books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Nanaville by Anna Quindlen
  • Slow Sex by Diana Richardson
  • The Complete Kama Sutra by Vātsyāyana
  • Resurrecting Sex by David Schnarch
  • The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller
  • The High-Conflict Couple by Alan E. Fruzzetti
  • Magnificent Sex by Peggy J. Kleinplatz and A. Dana Ménard
  • Loving Bravely by Alexandra H. Solomon
  • The Mastery of Love by Don Miguel Ruiz with Janet Mills
  • Love Worth Making by Stephen Snyder

Who are the top Mindful Loving book authors?

When it comes to Mindful Loving, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • Anna Quindlen
  • Diana Richardson
  • Vātsyāyana
  • David Schnarch
  • Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller