Self love books[May 1, 2020] During this difficult time in self quarantine, it is important to practice self-care and self-compassion. One way that you can accomplish this is by educating yourself through trusted resources. Below, you can find a list of the top 10 books that survivors of domestic violence have found helpful along their road to recovery. These books promote self-love, healing, and self-reflection. For free access to some of these resources, be sure to check with your local library.

Finding Life Beyond Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Heal from Post-Traumatic Stress and Trauma-Related Problems

Why Does He Do That by Lundy Bancroft

Rising Strong by Brene Brown

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van der Kolk

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

AllAbout Love by Bell Hooks

The F*ck it Diet by Caroline Dooner

Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker

Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence by Judith Herman

- Lindsay, SOAR Member

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