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Here are additional resources in the forms of books and programs that we think will be helpful to you as you learn more about applied Humanism. All products listed here are consistent with the humanist approach.

The School of Life Books

The School of Life Books

The School of Life - EbooksThe School of life is an educational organization founded by Alain de Botton, atheist 2.0 author and philosopher. This series is from educators who work at the School of Life. The nice thing about these self help books is that there is no religious mumbo jumbo in them. How to Stay Sane How to Deal with Adversity How to Find Fulfilling Work How to Change the World How to Age How to Think More About Sex How to Be AloneHow to Think About Exercise Read more [...]
Books – Science Based Medicine

Books – Science Based Medicine

Science Based MedicineThe Science Based Medicine Books are published by the James Randi Foundation. There are several books - all are excellent. They include:Science-Based Medicine: Guide to Herbs, Supplements and NutritionScience-Based Medicine: Guide to Cancer and Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM)Science-Based Medicine: Guide to Critical ThinkingScience-Based Medicine: Guide to ChiropracticScience-Based Medicine: Guide to Quackademic MedicineScience-Based Medicine: "Best Of" AnthologyScience-Based Read more [...]
Book & Video: Why Bullies Bully & How to Stop Them Using Science

Book & Video: Why Bullies Bully & How to Stop Them Using Science

This book will: – Fill in those gaps in your knowledge by teaching you what you didn’t know you needed to know – Explain the science of how exactly behaviors are stopped. – Explain how you can use this information to train bullies to stop – Provide real life examples of how exactly this works and more importantly why it works.

Book & Video: Ending Harassment & Retaliation in the Workplace

Book & Video: Ending Harassment & Retaliation in the Workplace

In order to end harassment and retaliation in the workplace: employers, managers and employees must learn why these behaviors occur and what has to happen to get them to stop. This 1 hour online course will help you learn the skills you need to protect yourself and others from harassment and retaliation. This 1 hour course will provide participants with: Knowledge of how and why retaliation occurs An overview of the psychology behind retaliation How to plan for and eliminate harassment and Read more [...]
Book – The Mindful Child

Book – The Mindful Child

The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More CompassionateThe Mindful Child by Susan Greenland is a book about meditation for children.Susan Kaiser Greenland, JD is a former corporate attorney who developed the Inner Kids mindful awareness program for children, teens and their families. Research on the Inner Kids elementary school program was conducted at the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA and is published in the Journal of Applied School Psychology. Read more [...]
Book – The Unheard Cry for Meaning

Book – The Unheard Cry for Meaning

The Unheard Cry for Meaning: Psychotherapy and HumanismThe Unheard Cry for Meaning by Viktor Frankl is a wonderful book that combines humanism with self help and psychotherapy. Addressing our angst and search for meaning and it's impact on our mental health. And he does this all from an explicitly Humanist frame of reference.In these selected essays, written between 1947 and 1977, Dr. Frankl illustrates the vital importance of the human dimension in psychotherapy. Using a wide range of subjects—including Read more [...]
Book – How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass

Book – How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass

How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Asking the Right QuestionsIn a media-driven world of talking heads, gurus, urban legends, and hype, learning to think more clearly and critically, and helping others to do the same, is one of the most important things you can do. This book by Christopher Dicarlo will help you learn those skills.In this witty, incisive guide to critical thinking the author provides you with the tools to allow you to question beliefs and assumptions Read more [...]
Book – The Wellness Syndrome

Book – The Wellness Syndrome

The Wellness SyndromeThe Wellness Syndrome is a book about how our obsession with wellness is actually hurting us. The impetus we have to equate wellness with morality is the central problem. This book straddles the discussion between humanism and wellness.In this ground-breaking new book, Carl Cederström and André Spicer argue that the ever-present pressure to maximize our wellness has started to work against us, making us feel worse and provoking us to withdraw into ourselves. The Wellness Syndrome Read more [...]
Book – The Power of Pause

Book – The Power of Pause

The Power of Pause: How to be More Effective in a Demanding, 24/7 World The Power of Pause by Nance Guilmartin is an excellent book. It is basically about how to take a pause so you can think more rationally and strategically and thus give yourself a better chance of success. This ability to pause so you can think before you act is the first step to thinking critically. Nance provides excellent easy to implement exercises to help you master the technique. This practical method helps even the most Read more [...]
Book- Secular Meditiation

Book- Secular Meditiation

Heller simplifies what is often found mysterious, describing and providing detailed instructions for 32 different practices, ensuring that anyone can find the right one.

Book & Video: Planning for Personal Success

Book & Video: Planning for Personal Success

This book discusses how Humanists approach the important business of living a life that is fully realized and understanding what success really means. It is designed to help you think more explicitly about how to live your values fully, using critical thinking to improve your odds of success and to remove the fears that overwhelm you.

Book – Find Your Purpose in Life Using Science

Book – Find Your Purpose in Life Using Science

Find Your Purpose Using Science Gleb Tsipursky’s new workbook, “Find Your Purpose Using Science” is a nice addition to your science based self help library. It is filled with thought provoking exercises as well information on what research has shown works to provide meaning and purpose to people’s lives. While Gleb doesn’t answer the question of what your purpose in life is, he does guide you so that you can discover for yourself what your highest order goals really are. Knowing what you Read more [...]
The Happiest Toddler on the Block – book

The Happiest Toddler on the Block – book

The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old: Revised Edition This is the excellent follow up to Dr. Karp's Happiest Baby on the Block. It's just as helpful and just as useful to help you understand the brain of your toddler so you can communicate with them more effectively.   It's based on evolutionary theory made easy to understand.Children between the ages of one and four go through four stages of “evolutionary” Read more [...]
The Happiest Baby on the Block – book

The Happiest Baby on the Block – book

The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer  It is not an understatement to say this book saved my husband and I's sanity during our son's first year. - Jennifer Hancock In a innovative and thought-provoking reevaluation of early infancy, Dr. Karp blends modern science and ancient wisdom to prove that newborns are not fully ready for the world when they are born. Through his research and experience, he has developed four basic principles Read more [...]
What do you believe?

What do you believe?

What Do You Believe?  From DK - What Do You Believe? introduces readers to the many religions of the world and its equally numerous philosophies, from global religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism, to lesser-known faiths, and from ancient philosophers such as Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato, to modern thinkers such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Kant, and Sartre. Read more [...]
Book – Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

Book – Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality It is amazing how much baggage people carry with them when they have sex. The Humanist approach to sex is that it is a foundational human urge. Similar to the need for food. It should be consensual and pleasurable, for everyone involved. We do not consider it sinful unless it is coerced or causes harm.  Dr. Darrel Ray has written a wonderful book for people who experienced religious indoctrination about sex who find now that the guilt they attach Read more [...]
George’s Secret Key to the Universe

George’s Secret Key to the Universe

George's Secret Key to the Universe In their bestselling book for young readers, noted physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy, provide a grand and funny adventure that explains fascinating information about our universe, including Dr. Hawking's latest ideas about black holes. It's the story of George, who's taken through the vastness of space by a scientist, his daughter, and their super-computer named Cosmos. George's Secret Key to the Universe was a New York Times bestseller and a Read more [...]
The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True – book

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What’s Really True – book

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True This is a beautiful book illustrated by David McKean - Filled with clever thought experiments and jaw-dropping facts, The Magic of Reality explains a stunningly wide range of natural phenomena: How old is the universe? Why do the continents look like disconnected pieces of a jigsaw puzzle? What causes tsunamis? Why are there so many kinds of plants and animals? Who was the first man, or woman? Starting with the magical, mythical explanations Read more [...]
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos – Book

Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos – Book

Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos For every child who has ever looked up at the stars and asked, "What are they?" comes the story of a curious boy who never stopped wondering: Carl Sagan. When Carl Sagan was a young boy he went to the 1939 World's Fair and his life was changed forever. From that day on he never stopped marveling at the universe and seeking to understand it better. Star Stuff follows Carl from his days star gazing from the bedroom window of his Brooklyn apartment, Read more [...]
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments  Here are cogent explanations of the straw man fallacy, the slippery slope argument, the ad hominem attack, and other common attempts at reasoning that actually fall short—plus a beautifully drawn menagerie of animals who (adorably) commit every logical faux pas. Rabbit thinks a strange light in the sky must be a UFO because no one can prove otherwise (the appeal to ignorance). And Lion doesn’t believe that gas emissions harm the planet because, if that Read more [...]
Logically Fallicious – the Book

Logically Fallicious – the Book

Logically Fallacious is one of the most comprehensive collections of logical fallacies with all original examples and easy to understand descriptions, perfect for educators, debaters, or anyone who wants to be improve his or her reasoning skills

Living Made Simpler

Living Made Simpler

Living Made Simpler A Humanist Life Skills Course by Jennifer Hancock. This is a companion course to the book and is occasionally offered live through Humanist Learning Systems Read more [...]
Visualizations for Empowerment – Audio Program

Visualizations for Empowerment – Audio Program

Visualizations For Empowerment By Dr. Sirota of The Ruthless Compassion Institute. This audio program walks you through 11 different visualization exercises on this full-length audio CD. These are designed to help people connect to the different parts of their psyche and to heal the wounds of childhood. Read more [...]
Video – Planning for Personal Success

Video – Planning for Personal Success

 Planning for Personal Success - Video This course on applied humanism discusses a humanistic approach to the important business of living a life that is fully realized, to help you not only understand what success really means but how to achieve it. Learn how to stay focused and not give up when you hit a roadblock on your road to success! Taught by Jennifer Hancock, founder of Humanist Learning Systems. This program was originally created for college students to help them learn how to make Read more [...]
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