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Start Your Next Chapter: Four Favorite Reads From the Wellness Library

With wellness at the forefront of design here at Lakehouse, we crafted thoughtful and intentional spaces aimed at enhancing the health and well-being of residents. Among these amenities is our beloved Wellness Library in the private Resident Lounge, complete with a curated collection of books based on the seven principles of the WELL Building Standard. Below, find just a few of our favorite reads that you can pick up, flip through and learn.

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers by Ngoc Minh Ngo
Photographer Ngoc Minh Ngo inspires fresh ways to connect with floral beauty in everyday life. Throughout its pages are botanically minded arrangements and ideas for interiors and gardens. With visuals that range from Oberto Gili’s Italian garden retreat in Piedmont to horticulturalist Umberto Pasti’s floral textiles in Morocco, this entry in our Wellness Library will inspire readers to reconnect with plantlife through an exploration of the work of floral artists, designers and tastemakers.

Better Stretching: 9 Minutes a Day to Greater Flexibility, Less Pain, and Enhanced Performance, the JoeTherapy Way by Joe Yoon
When it comes to the fitness pillar of wellness, an important consideration is foundational fitness. After all, a great stretching regimen can make a world of difference on your mobility, functionality, performance and pain alleviation. That’s why we appreciate this title from certified personal trainer and massage therapist Joe Yoon, who has reliable and straightforward tips and techniques for getting the most out of your daily stretch, as well as muscle-soothing self-massage techniques.

Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You by Benjamin W. Decker
There are countless ways to approach meditation, but it doesn’t have to be such a complicated affair. Experienced meditation teacher Benjamin Decker offers a pragmatic approach to meditation and a primer to the meditation philosophy that’s actually easy to digest. Contemporary and wonderful to read, Practical Meditation for Beginners is a great entry in our library for those who enjoy frequenting our meditation gardens or linger in the zen of our yoga studio overlooking Sloan’s Lake Park.

Practicing Mindfulness: 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in the Everyday by Matthew Sockolov
The WELL Building Standard’s mind concept is all about improving the mental and emotional health of our residents. We love Matthew Sockolov’s take on mindfulness as an avenue to promoting cognitive and emotional well-being. Offering effective exercises, habits, routines and mindsets, Practicing Mindfulness is a book that has been incredibly helpful in our journeys to reduce stress and stay present. And the best part? It’s simple to adapt and interweave into your own life.

Schedule a private in-person or virtual tour today to experience first-hand our six model residences and robust collection of health-focused amenities, including the Wellness Library. Simply contact us at 303.974.HOME or, or stop by our Sales Center Wednesday – Sunday from 10am – 5pm and Monday – Tuesday from 12pm – 4pm.