For First Responders:
Emotional Survival Guide for Law enforcement: A short and very worthwhile read for everyone in the family.
I love a Cop: Essential reading for anyone looking to understand the person beyond the badge.
Hold me tight: Your guide to the most successful approach to building loving relationships
Seven Principals for Making Marriage Work: A practical guide toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship.
All Joy and No Fun: As a new mother this was a profound and deeply moving read. I recommend this to all new parents.
How Not to Hate You Husband After Kids: Humorous yet incredibly useful info and advice for both parents.
All the Rage: Mothers, Fathers, and the myth of equal partnership. Fair warning, this one will get you fired up.
No Bad Kids: how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children. This book changed my life.
Unruffled: Podcast about parenting that focuses on respect of the child's emotions and development, within a framework of limits.
Complex PTSD: From surviving to thriving. A guide and map to recovering from childhood trauma.
Thought and Contemplation
Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. A profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality.
Mans Search for Meaning: A memoir and meditation on finding meaning in the midst of suffering
Tao of Pooh: Invaluable lessons on simplicity and natural living told through the world of Winnie-the-Pooh.
RadioLab: Podcast takes on a broad variety of topics, often scientific, with a storytelling style. An absolute favorite of mine.