Tools & Resources

On my Bookshelf…

Paul Farmer’s Mountains Beyond Mountainsconvinced me to pursue a career into public health.

Julia Cameron took me on an influential path to creativity in her bookThe Complete Artist’s Way.

Food Politics, by Marion Nestle, gave me a comprehensive introduction to the world of food and nutrition policy.

The exercise plan outlined in Rachel Cosgrove’s book The Female Body Breakthroughtransformed my view on strength training from cautious to confidant.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman, illustrates the true meaning of meeting people where they are.

The strategies identified in The Secrets of Happy Families, by Bruce Feiler, have improved my perceptions and understandings of household dynamics.

Better, by Atul Gawande, presents a strategy to use business practices to improve the way physicians practice.

As a recovering control freak, I felt empowered and enlightened by Susan Jeffers’s Embracing Uncertainty: Breakthrough Methods for Achieving Peace of Mind When Facing the Unknown.

Susan Cain’s Quiet has influenced the way I search for jobs, prioritize my social time, and communicate my needs.

Gary Champman’s The 5 Love Languages
gave me incredible insight about my relationships.

Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma forever influenced my meat choices.

In my Feed…

Creative Productivity and Purposeful Growth
Jess Lively
Michael Hyatt
Ask a Manager

Healthy Living
Center for a Livable Future
The Answer Blog
Yale Rudd Center
Tufts Nutrition Newsletter
Erin Dubich Nutrition

Other Good Sources for Health Info…

World Health Organization
My Plate
US Department of Agriculture
US National Library of Medicine
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
US National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
US Department of Health and Human Services
US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
US Office of Women’s Health

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