The Law Enforcement Survival Institute Wellness Library Recommendation List


Anderson, Wayne and David Swenson and Daniel Clay. Stress Management For Law Enforcement Officers. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc, 1995.

Asken, Michael J. and Dave Grossman and Loren W. Christensen Warrior Mindset. Millstadt, IL: Warrior Science Group, 2010.

Benson, Herbert and Miriam Z. Klipper. The Relaxation Response. New York: HarperCollins, 2000.

Benson, Herbert and Marg Stark. Timeless Healing – The Power and Biology of Belief (Integration of Body, Mind and Soul). New York: Fireside, 1996.

Berns, Gregory. Satisfaction: The Science of Finding True Fulfillment. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2005.

Buettner, Dan. The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2008.

Buettner, Dan. Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way. Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2010.

Chapman, Gary. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts. Chicago, IL: Northfield Publishing, 2010.

Covey, Stephen R. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. London: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Crowley, Chris and Henry S. Lodge. Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit, and Sexy – Until You’re 80 and Beyond. New York: Workman Publishing, 2007.

Digliani PhD, Jack Reflections of a Police Psychologist: Bloomington. Xlibris Corporation, 2010.

De Becker, Gavin. The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence. New York: Dell, 1997.

Douglas, Robert. Death With No Valor. Pasadena, MD: Keener Marketing Inc., 1997. Douglas Jr., Robert E. Hope Beyond The Badge. Pasadena, MD: Keener Marketing Inc., 1999.

Dweck, Carol S. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. New York: Random House, 2006. Print.

Epstein, Lawrence and Steven Mardon. The Harvard Medical School Guide to a Good Night’s Sleep (Harvard Medical School Guides). New York: McGraw Hill, 2007.

Friedman, Cary A. Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement: Practical Insights, Practical Tools. Linden, NJ: Compass, 2005. Print.

Ferriss, Timothy. The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content. New York: Crown Publishers, 2009.

Gardner, Daniel. The Science of Fear: Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn’t–and Put Ourselves in Greater Danger. New York: Penguin, 2008.

Gilmartin, Kevin M. Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement. Tucson: E-S Press, 2002. Grossman, Dave. On Killing. New York: Back Bay Books, 2009.

Hackett, Dell P. and John M. Violanti, Ph.D. Police Suicide. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 2003.

Hamilton, Rich. Secret Wealth: A Financial Plan To Share With Your Grandchildren. Phoenix AZ: SellBetter Tools Publishing, 2015. Print.

Harley, Willard F. Jr. His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage. Grand Rapids, MN: Revell, 2011.

Hoffman, Janice. Relationship Rules, 12 Strategies for Creating a Love That Lasts. Boulder, CO: Venus Publishing, 2007.

Ilardi, Stephen. The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2009.

Jackson, Phil. Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior. New York: Hyperion, 2006.

Jeffers, Susan. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway. New York: Ballantine Books, 2007

Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York: Bantam Books, 2013.

Kates, Allen R. CopShock: Second Edition: Surviving Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Holbrook Street Press, rev. 2008.

Kirschman, Ellen. I Love A Cop: What Police Families Need To Know. New York: Guilford Press, 2006.

Kirschman, Ellen and Mark Kamena. Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know. New York: Guilford Press, 2015.

Kiyosaki, Robert with Sharon Lechter. Rich Dad, Poor Dad. New York: Warner Books, 1997.

Konnikova, Maria. Mastermind: How to Think like Sherlock Holmes. New York: Penquin, 2013. Print.

Lencioni, Patrick. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002.

Lencioni, Patrick. The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012.

Lucado, Max. Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2009.

Kushner, Harold S. When Bad Things Happen to Good People. New York: Schocken, 1981.

Mcgonigal, Kelly. Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It. S.l.: Avery Pub Group, 2016. Print.

Neace, Kristi. Lives Behind The Badge. Newport, TN: English Mountain Press, 2009.

Paris, Clarke A., and Tracie A. Paris. My Life for Your Life. Las Vegas:, 2011. Print.

Pressfield, Steven. Do the Work!: Overcome Resistance and Get out of Your Own Way. Hastings, NY: Do You Zoom, 2011. Print.

Pressfield, Steven. The Warrior Ethos. Los Angeles: Black Irish Entertainment, 2011.

Pressfield, Steven. The War of Art: Break through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles. New York: Black Irish Entertainment, 2012.

Reivich, Karen and Andrew Shatte The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life’s Hurdles: New York. Broadway Books. 2003.

Robertson, Donald. Build Your Resilience: How to Survive and Thrive in Any Situation. London: Teach Yourself, 2012.

Rylant, Chuck J. How to be Rich: The Couple’s Guide to a Rich Life Without Worrying About Money: San Luis Obispo. Perfect Little Publishing. 2011.

Seligman, Martin E. P. Flourish. New York, NY: Atria Paperback, 2013. Print.

Sherwood, Mark. The Quest For Wellness: A Practical And Personal Wellness Plan For Optimum Health In Your Body, Mind, Emotions And Spirit. Riviera Beach, FL: Emerge Publishing, 2015. Print.

Sieg, Diane. Stop Living Life Like An Emergency. Washington D.C.: Lifeline Press, 2002.

Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation. New York: Harper Perennial, 2002.

Smith, Daniel. How to Think like Sherlock: Improve Your Powers of Observation, Memory and Deduction. London: Michael O’Mara Books Limited. 2012. Print.

Stahl, Bob and Elisha Goldstein. A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2010.

Vila, Bryan. Tired Cops: The Importance of Managing Police Fatigue. Police Executive Research Forum, 2000.

Violanti, John M. and Douglas Paton. Who Gets PTSD?. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas, 2006.

Wimberger, Lisa. New Beliefs, New Brain: Free Yourself from Stress and Fear. Studio City, CA: Divine Arts, 2012. Print.

Wimberger, Lisa. Neurosculpting: A Whole-Brain Approach to Heal Trauma, Rewrite Limiting Beliefs, and Find Wholeness. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2015.

Wise, Jeff. Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger. New York: Palgrave MacMillian, 2009.