MY FAVORITE TOOLS FOR LIFE

Life is like a series of chapters in a book. How long we make them and how much they influence the chapters to follow is up to us. We are the authors of our lives. We have the opportunity to make things happen, and with intention towards the future, edit what we don't like.

This is your power.

Don't give it up. 

Sat on the Rocks

ABUSE

MOCSA  Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault  www.mocsa.org

Rose Brooks Center  emergency shelter for domestic violence www.rosebrooks.org

The National Domestic Violence Hotline www.thehotline.org

 

ADHD

ADHDadulthood  www.adhdadulthood.com

CHADD The National Resource on ADHD  www.chadd.org

 

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Alcoholics Anonymous www.aa.org

Shatterproof: Rise Up against Addiction: ending the devastation & stigma of this disease  www.shatterproof.org

Net Addiction: The Center for Internet Addiction www.netaddiction.com

 

ADOLESCENTS

American Academy of Child & Adolescent psychiatry  www.aacap.org

 

ANXIETY

Dr. Ellen Hendriksen www.ellenhendriksen.com 

Why Bird Music Is Great For Relaxation, Stress And Anxiety 

www.chipperbirds.com/bird-music-for-anxiety

 

COVID-19

"That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief", by Scott Berinato.  Harvard Business Review  https://hbr.org/2020/03/that-discomfort-youre-feeling-is-grief

Resource List provided by the Awake Network

https://www.theawakenetwork.com/free-online-meditation-resources-for-the-time-of-social-distancing/

DEPRESSION

www.psychcentral.com/disorders/depression/

Positive Psychology Center for Positive Psychology ppc.sas.upenn.edu

Authentic Happiness www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu

Martha Beck www.marthabeck.com

 

 

EATING DISORDERS

Remuda Ranch Eating Disorders treatment  www.remudaranch.com

 

GRIEF & LOSS

The Grief Recovery Method www.griefrecoverymethod.com

Refuge In Grief  www.refugeingrief.com

Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal

www.cnvdetox.com/understanding-grief/

 

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER - OCD

OCD Foundation  www.iocdf.org

 

PANIC DISORDER

Answers to your questions about Panic Disorders   www.apa.org/topics/anxiety/panic-disorder.aspx

 

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER - PTSD

Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/ptsd-symptoms-self-help-treatment.htm

Make the Connection

Resource for veterans & family of veterans facing challenges in everyday life.

www.maketheconnection.net

 

PSYCHIATRIC CARE

Psychiatric Associates of Kansas City  www.pakconline.com

Cottonwood Springs In patient and Out patient programs  www.cottonwoodsprings.com

The Meadows  Emotional trauma, addiction issues, mental health www.themeadows.com

 

RELATIONSHIPS

The Gottman Institute  www.gottman.com

Harville & Helen  www.harvilleandhelen.com

Byron Katie  www.thework.com

Childhood Emotional Neglect  www.drjonicewebb.com

 

SUICIDE

Suicide Prevention Life Line www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Speak Up  

Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids United as Partners

www.speakup.us

Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide  www.sptsusa.org

Suicide:read this first  www.metanoia.org/suicide

 

VETERANS

Make the Connection

Resource for veterans & family of veterans facing challenges in everyday life.

www.maketheconnection.net

 

GENERAL PSYCHOEDUCATION

Omega Institute www.eomega.org

Canyon Ranch Blog  www.canyonranch.com

Psychotherapy Networker  www.psychotherapynetworker.org

Counseling Resources www.counselingresources.com

PsychCentral  www.Psychcentral.com

Very Well  www.Verywell.com

 

PODCASTS

Happier with Gretchen Rubin

The Work of Byron Katie

Sunrise

LIFE TRANSITIONS & GROWTH

Loving what Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life, Byron Katie

Expectation Hangover, Christine Hassler

Your Sacred Self: Making the Decision to Be Free, Wayne W. Dyer

The Secret of the Shadow, Debbie Ford

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, Debbie Ford

How To Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic And Rise Above Social Anxiety, Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway, Susan Jeffers

A Year to Live, Stephen Levine

Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect, by Jonice Webb

Self Parenting: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations, John K. Pollard, III

SOMATIC EXPERIENCING

Healing Trauma, Peter Levine

Waking the Tiger, Peter Levine

In An Unspoken Voice, Peter Levine

Freedom From Pain, Peter Levine & MaggiePhillips

Crash Course; A Self-Healing Guide to Auto Accident Trauma & Recovery, Diane Poole Heller

Trauma is really strange, Steve Haines, Sophie Standing  (Illustrator)

 

RELATIONSHIPS

Seven Principles of a Highly Successful Marriage, John Gottman

Getting The Love You Want, Harville Hendricks

Spiritual Divorce, Debbie Ford

Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, Karyl McBride

PARENTING

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk, by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

GRIEF

The Grief Recovery Handbook, 20th Anniversary Expanded Edition: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses including Health, Career, and Faith, John W. JamesRussell Friedman

When Children Grieve, John W. JamesRussell Friedman

The Grief recovery handbook for pet loss, Russell Friedman, Cole James, and John W. James

Moving On: Dump Your relationship baggage and make room for the love of your life, by John W. JamesRussell Friedman

Moving Beyond Loss: Real Answers to Real Questions from Real People, John W. JamesRussell Friedman

It's OK that you're NOT OK, by Megan Devine

ILLNESS

Cancer as a Turning Point

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