Recommended Resources for Rewilding

To start exploring your own re-WILDing journey:

 

 

Essential reading: (ordered by author’s last name)

 

The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram

 

Embodying the Feminine by Chameli Ardagh

 

Jailbreaking the Goddess by Lasara Firefox Allen

 

If Women Rose Rooted: A Journey to Authenticity and Belonging by Sharon Blackie

 

The Enchanted Life by Sharon Blackie

 

All works written by Brené Brown

 

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron

 

The Holy Wild by Danielle Dulsky

 

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich

 

In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler

 

Women Who Run With the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

Seeing In the Dark by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

How to Love a Woman by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

The Creative Fire by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

How to be an Elder by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

 

At the Root of this Longing: Reconciling a Spiritual Hunger and a Feminist Thirst by Carol Lee Flinders

 

Hunger by Roxane Gay

 

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

 

Sisters of the Yam by bell hooks

 

Mothering from Your Center by Tami Lynn Kent

 

Wild Feminine by Tami Lynn Kent

 

Wild Creative by Tami Lynn Kent

 

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

 

Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

 

Witch: Unleashed. Untamed. Unapologetic by Lisa Lister

 

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

 

Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane

 

Re-wilding, The Hero/ine’s Journey by Allison Mitch: http://wildwomaninthesuburbs.com/re-wilding-the-hero-ines-journey/

 

(Re)wilding Our Men by Allison Mitch: http://wildwomaninthesuburbs.com/rewilding-our-men/

 

When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: My Life as a Hip Hop Feminist by Joan Morgan

 

Burnout by Emily Nagoski

 

Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski

 

All works by John O’Donohue

 

Odes by Sharon Olds

 

All poetry by Mary Oliver

 

Burning Woman by Lucy H. Pearce

 

Medicine Woman by Lucy H. Pearce

 

Moon Time by Lucy H. Pearce

 

Soulcraft by Bill Plotkin

 

When the Drummers Were Women: A Spiritual History of Rhythm by Layne Redmond

 

Succulent Wild Woman by S.A.R.K.

 

The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image by Leonard Shlain

 

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

 

Woman in the Shaman’s Body: Reclaiming the Feminine in Religion and Medicine by Barbara Tedlock

 

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

 

Belonging by Toko-pa Turner

 

Novels and Poetry by Alice Walker

 

 

 

Essential listening:

 

Grace Denton, Rewilding: Unraveling you conditioning & reconnecting with the Wild Woman inside.  Podcast series available through iTunes.

 

Allison Mitch, Nature Therapy: https://www.napervilleparks.org/podcast/s5-episode-02-nature-therapy  (also see What is Nature Therapy?: http://wildwomaninthesuburbs.com/what-is-nature-therapy/ )

 

John O’Donohue, The Inner Landscape of Beauty: https://onbeing.org/programs/john-odonohue-the-inner-landscape-of-beauty-aug2017/

 

Sharon Olds, Odes to the *****: https://onbeing.org/programs/sharon-olds-odes-to-the-bleep/

 

Mary Oliver, Listening to the World: https://onbeing.org/programs/mary-oliver-listening-to-the-world-jan2019/

 

Tracy K. Smith, love is a language few practice but all or near all speak  https://onbeing.org/programs/tracy-k-smith-love-is-a-language-few-practice-but-all-or-near-all-speak-nov2018/

 

Krista Tippet, On Being podcast and Becoming Wise podcast through On Being studios, available through iTunes.

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For more information, collaboration opportunities, or to schedule a private client, contact Dr. Allison Mitch at wildwomaninthesuburbs@gmail.com  Photo is from Pexels.