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Bibliotherapy

Read Two Books and Call Me in the Morning

Mary Kennedy | Posted 09.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Kennedy

We all know the drill. If we want to maintain our health, doctors tell us we have to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, get regular exercise ...

Why You Should Pick Up A Novel If You're Feeling Lost

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

We all read for a variety of reasons: for school assignments, for pleasure, to remain "in the know," to escape from reality. But reading literature, p...

3 Low- or No-Cost Resources to Help Improve Your Mental Health

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many people who struggle with stress, mental illness or sub-optimal mental health lack the time and finances to engage in weekly therapy or ongoing me...

Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 12.02.2014 | Books
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

Wizenberg's breezy, fluid writing brings recipes and cooking to life and broadens the reader's understanding of how to think about creating a meal.

A Calendar of Wisdom: Tolstoy's Little-Known Collection of Quotes to Nourish the Soul

Lucy Horner | Posted 11.08.2014 | Books
Lucy Horner

One of Tolstoy's most exciting publications has passed by almost unnoticed.

A Fiction First Aid Kit: 7 Bibliotherapy Techniques to Help You Feel Better With Fiction

Lucy Horner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Books
Lucy Horner

Using books as therapy is accessible to us all, is free with a library card, and even has a name: bibliotherapy. Here are a few ways to apply bibliotherapy to your own life and create your personal fiction first aid kit for challenging feelings and situations.

Bibliotherapy: The 7 Best Break-Up Books

Maddie Crum | Posted 11.21.2013 | Books
Maddie Crum

Setting aside time to curl up in a chair or stretch out on your bed with a good, slow, smart novel is a comfier way to reflect than, say, Zumba class.

Can Reading Cure Depression?

Posted 08.21.2012 | Books

Any avid reader will attest to the emotional high that occurs when reading a book that beautifully describes their exact predicament. This could expla...