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Resources

Below is a list of resources that my clients find useful.  To see additional information click on the link.

Compassion
Compassion Cards by Chodron
Self Compassion Step by Step: The Proven Power of Being King to Yourself CD by Neff
Self Compassion by Neff
Self Compassion Meditations by Stein

Communication
Changing Frustrations into Requests DVD
Nonviolent Communication: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Rosenberg

Grief & Loss
Ease Grief Guided Imagery by Naparstek
Life & Loss: A Guide to Help Grieving Children by Goldman

Growth Mindset
Dwek’s 10 minute Ted Talk video The Power of Believing that You Can Improve
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dweck
Rethinking Positive Thinking: Inside the New Science of Motivation by Oettingen
WOOP enables you to identify an important wish, imagine both the outcome and obstacle, then make a plan to overcome the barriers preventing you from accomplishing your desires.

Mindfulness
Conscious app
Growing Up Mindful by Willard
Growing Up Mindful Cards by Willard
Headspace: Mindfulness Made Simple website
Mindfulness Bell app
Practices for Growing Up Mindful: Guided Meditations and Simple Exercises for Children, Teens and Families by Willard

Parenting Young Children
Beyond Behavior Management by Blimes
Building Resilience in Children and Teens by Ginsburg
Explosive Child by Greene
Moody Moster Manor app (helps children identify their feelings)
No Drama Discipline by Siegel and Bryson
No-Drama Discipline Workbook: Exercises, Activities, and Practical Strategies to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Developing Minds by Siegel and Bryson
Out of Control: Why Disciplining Your Child Doesn't Work and What Will by Tsabary
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Kindoln and Thompson
The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves Empowering Our Children by Tsabary
The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Siegel
The Zones of Regulation app (helps teach emotional regulation skills)

Positive Psychology
90 percent of your long-term happiness is predicted not by the external world, but by the way your brain processes the world. And if we change the way we think about our experiences than then we can then affect reality.  
Shawn Achor's12 minute Ted Talk video
Achor's wesite
Before Happiness: the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change by Achor

Have you ever noticed that it is easier to remember the negative comments people make about us?  And we often overlook and forget the kind words.
Hanson's 14 minute Ted Talk video.  
Hanson's website
Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence by Hanson

Growing Up Happy Cards by Willard

Relationships
Anxious to Please: 7 Revolutionary Practices for the Chronically Nice by Rapson and English
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How it Can Help You Find and Keep Love by Levine and Heller
Couplehood: A New Way to Love from Imago Relationships
Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation, and Guilt to Manipulate You by Forward
Getting the Love You Want by Hendrix and Hunt
Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Johnson
How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To by Spring

Self Confidence
Brene Brown's 20 minute Ted Talk video on the Power of Vulnerability
Brene Brown's website Courage Works
Rising Strong by Brown

The Gifts of Imperfection: Letting Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brown

Workplace Stress
Surviving Job Stress: How to Overcome Workday Pressures by Arden
Words That Work in Business: A Practical Guide to Effective Communication in the Workplace by Lasater

Worry
Anxiety Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children by Zucker
Free Yourself from Anxiety Meditation by Olivio
Happify app
Mood Kit app
Thought Helper is designed to help people become aware of cognitive distortions that may contribute to unhappiness or worry. 
Thoughts and Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods & Your Life by McKay, Davis and Fanning

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