Here are some books that have helped guide me along my journey. 

books i'm reading...

  • "The Body Keeps The Score" by Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk
  • "Becoming Wise" by Krista Tippett
  • "The Yoni: Sacred Symbol of Female Creative Power" by Rufus C. Camphausen
  • "Medicinal Herbs" by Rosemary Gladstar
  • "How to Free Your Mind: The Practice of Green Tara the Liberator" by Thubten Chodron

BOOKS pending...

  • "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander
  • "Sister Outsider" by Audre Lorde
  • "Emotional Yoga" by Bija Bennett
  • "Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma" by Dr. Peter Levine
  • "Octavia's Brood"

BOOKS I'VE READ (and love!)...

  • "I Feel Your Pain: A 7 Step Survival Guide for Empaths, Intuitives and Highly Sensitive People" by Dr. Niki Elliot
  • "Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation" by angel Kyodo Williams
  • "The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender" by Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
  • "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • "Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype" by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
  • "Wielding the Force: The Science of Social Justice" by Zainab Amadahy
  • "The Art of Somatic Coaching" by Strozzi-Heckler
  • "Race and the Cosmos" by Holmes
  • "salt." by nayyirah waheed (poetry)
  • "Milk and Honey" by Rupi Kaur (poetry)
  • "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant

This is by no means a complete list, but I hope you find some inspiration in some of these authors I've named thus far.