01 Feb

Recommended books

These books are a part of Zen Coaching Training:


  • “The Miracle of Mindfulness” by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Non-violent Communication” by Marshall B Rosenberg
  • “Co-Active Coaching: New Skills for Coaching People toward Success in Work and Life” by Laura Whitworth and others
  • “Elements of the Real in Man” (Diamond Heart Series, Book 1), A H Almaas
  • “The Power of Focusing” by Ann Weisser Cornell
  • “Embracing Our Selves – The Voice Dialogue Manual” by Hal and Sidra Stone


Zen Coaching

Almaas (A. H. Almaas)

”Brilliancy: The Essence of Intelligence”
”Diamond Heart Book series”
”Essence with the Elixir of Enlightenment”
”Pearl Beyond Price”
”Spacecruiser Inquiry”
”The Power of Divine Eros: The Illuminating Force of Love in Everyday Life” (by A. H. Almaas and Karen Johnson)
”The Unfolding Now”


”Falling Into Grace”

Ardagh (Arjuna Ardagh) 

"Better than Sex”

Barber (Judy Barber)

”Good Question: The Art of Asking Questions to Bring About Positive Change”

Berg (Morten Emil Berg)

”Coaching” (Norwegian)

Kimsey-House and Whitworth (Henry Kimsey-House and Laura Whitworth)

”Co-Active Coaching: Changing Business Transforming Lives”

Bly (Robert Bly)

”A Little Book on the Human Shadow”

Brown (Byron Brown)

“Soul without Shame: A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within”

Covey (Stephen R. Covey)

”7 Habits of Highly Effective People”

Eker (T. Harv Eker)

”The Secrets of a Millionaire Mind”

Emerald (David Emerald)

”The Power of TED: The Empowerment Dynamic”

Fisher and Ury (Roger Fisher and William Ury) 

”Getting to yes”

Ford (Debbie Ford)

”The Secret of the Shadow: The Power of Owning your Whole Story”

Gallwey (W. Timothy Gallwey)

”The Inner Game of Tennis: The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance”

Godin (Seth Godin)

”Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us”

Hanh (Thich Nhat Hanh)

”Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames”
”How to Sit”
”Going Home”
 ”Love In Action”
”The Miracle of Mindfulness”

Hart and Hodson Kindle (Sara Hart and Victoria Hodson Kindle)

”The Compassionate Classroom: Relationship Based on Teaching and Learning”

Jung (C. G. Jung et. al.)

”Meeting the Shadow: The Hidden Power of the Dark Side of the Human Nature”

Katie (Byron Katie) 

”Loving What Is”


”Face to Face with Fear: a Loving journey from Co-Dependency to Freedom”

Levine (Peter A. Levine)

”Waking the Tiger Healing Trauma”

Liebermeister (Svagito Liebermeister)

”The Roots of Love”
”The Zen Way of Counseling: A Meditative Approach to Working with People”


”Meditation: The First and Last Freedom”

Reps (Paul Reps)

”Zen Flesh, Zen Bones”

Rosenberg (Marshall Rosenberg)

 ”Living non Violent Communication: Practical Tools to Connect and Communicate Skillfully in Every Situation”
”Non Violent Communication”

Stone (Hal and Sidra Stone)

”Embracing Each Other”
”Embracing Ourselves”
”Embracing Your Inner Critic”

Tolle (Eckhart Tolle)

”The Power of Now”

Weisner (Ann Weisner)

”The Power of Focusing”


  1. Pippa Dowding
    March 21, 2019

    Please let me know if you have any coach training scheduled in South Africa?
    Many thanks

    • Eva Areskog
      July 15, 2019

      Dear Pippa,

      There is no Zen Coaching Training going on right now, but it may happen in the future. There are Zen Coaching events happening sometimes though. Would you like me to send your name and address to our coordinator in South Africa?

      Eva Areskog (Administrative Manager, eva.zencoaching@gmail.com)


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