Reading List

The following books have helped inform, guide and influence Calm People.

It is not a definitive list and simply listed in alphabetical order under some simple headings.

If you have a question about a particular book feel free to contact us.


  • The Anatomy Of Peace by The Arbinger Institute
  • Why Does He Do That? Inside The Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft
  • Zero Degrees of Empathy by Simon Baron-Cohen
  • Beating Anger by Mike Fisher
  • Mindfulness & the Art of Managing Anger by Mike Fisher
  • Growing Yourself Back Up by John Lee
  • The anger solution by John Lee


  • The 5 Pillars of Stress by Julian Hall…available on Amazon here
  • Uncertainty by Jonathan Fields
  • Feel the Fear and do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers
  • Embracing Uncertainty by Susan Jeffers
  • The Chimp Paradox by Dr Steve Peters
  • Why Zebras Dont’s Get Ulcers by Robert M. Sapolsky
  • Breath – The New Science Of A Lost Art by James Nestor
  • The Wim Hof Method by Wim Hof


  • Why Mars & Venus Collide by John Gray
  • Mars & Venus Together Forever by John Gray
  • Why Men Don’t Listen & Women Can’t Read Maps by Allan & Barbara Pease


  • Stumbling Upon Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
  • Happiness; Lessons From a New Science by Richard Layard
  • The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
  • Sane New World by Ruby Wax
  • The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*CK by Mark Manson
  • The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy
  • The Myth Of Meaning In The Work Of C.G. Jung by Aniela Jaffe

The Past

  • The Compassionate Mind by Paul Gilbert
  • Healing Trauma Through Self-Parenting by Patricia O’Gorman
  • Radical Forgiveness by Colin Tipping


  • Raising Boys by Steve Biddulph
  • Divas & Door Slammers: The Secret to Having a Better Behaved Teenager by Charlie Taylor
  • Mercury’s Child by Wayne Dyer


  • Healing the Shame That Binds You by John Bradshaw
  • Homecoming by John Bradshaw
  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Dark Side of the Light Chasers by Debbie Ford
  • Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle
  • The Gift by Edith Eger

If you have a question about a particular book feel free to contact us.