NIU Women's Studies Library Resource List

Self-Improvement:

Blanke, Gail. Between Trapezes: Flying into a New Life with the Greatest of Ease. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 2004.

Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Goddesses in Every Woman: A New Psychology of Women. New York, NY: Harper Colophon Books, 1984.

Brown, Helen Gurley. Having It All: Love, Success, Sex, Money… Even If You’re Starting With Nothing. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982.

Fein, Judith. Are You a Target? A Guide to Self-Protection, Personal Safety, and Rape Prevention. Belmont: Wadsworth, 1981.

Metzger, Deena. Writing for Your Life: A Guide and Companion to the Inner Worlds. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

Moore, Lorrie. Self Help. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1985.

MS Foundation For Women and Sondra Forsyth. Girls Seen and Heard: 52 Life Lessons for Our Daughters. New York, NY: Penguin Putnam Inc., 1998.

Sargent, Alice G. Beyond Sex Roles. 2nd ed. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1984.

Sark. Succulent Wild Woman: Dancing with Your Wonder-full Self! New York, NY: Fireside, 1997.

Shannon, Jacqueline. Why It’s Great to be a Girl: 50 Eye-Opening Things You Can Tell Your Daughter to Increase Her Pride in Being Female. New York, NY: Warner Books, 1994.

Sheehy, Gail. Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life. New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1976.

Steinem, Gloria. Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1993.

Thone, Ruth Raymond. Women and Aging: Celebrating Ourselves. New York, NY: Harrington Park Press, 1992.

Wyckoff, Hogie. Solving Woman’s Problems: Through Awareness, Action & Contact. New York, NY: Grove Press, Inc., 1977.