General Recommended Readings:
This list is not an endorsement. There is no financial gain from these recommendations. They are simply books I have read and I have found helpful, or others have found them helpful:
My Mother, My Self: The Daughter's Search for Identity by Nancy Friday
This book provides insight into the unique interaction between mothers and daughters. Through candid self-disclosure and hundreds of interviews, the author explores generational legacy as it relates to identity, relationships, and self-esteem.
Sacred Stress by George R. Faller
Based on personal experience and their work as therapists, and drawing on decades of psychological research, George R. Faller, MS, LMFT, and The Rev. Dr. Heather Wright have come to see that stress can be healthy and positive. They equip us with the skills and the knowledge we need to reframe our thinking about stress, understand and embrace our darker emotions, and become stronger through difficulty.