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Resources

Welcome to the Resources! 

In this section, you'll discover some valuable resources and information carefully curated to support your wellness journey. Whether you're seeking to enhance your mental health, improve relationships, or explore new avenues of personal growth, your in the right place. Regardless of where you are on your path, these resources include articles, books, and tools that cover a broad spectrum of topics. From mental health tips to relationship insights and self-improvement strategies, there's something for everyone.

Use Google Book to locate book recommendations online or at your local library or simply click on book links to purchase from Amazon. 
 

Book Recommendations

Relationship Books: 

Stress Books: 

  • When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress by Gabor Maté MD, Daniel Maté, et al.

  • The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It – Kelly McGonigal

  • Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love and Wisdom – Rick Hanson with Richard Mendius

  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, & Worry by Catherine M. Pittman & Elizabeth M. Karle

Self-Esteem Books: 

  • You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

  • Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown

Grief & Loss Books: 

  • When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

  • Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World by Pema Chodron

  • It's OK That You're Not OK: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand by Megan Devine

  • On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and David Kessler

Communication Books: 

  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall B. Rosenberg

  • Ask for More by Alex Carter

  • How to Talk with Anyone by Leil Lowndes

Parenting Books: 

Resilience Books: 

  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant, et al

  • I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Telling the Truth about Perfectionism, Inadequacy, and Powerby Brené Brown, Lauren Fortgang, et al.

  • Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness by Rick Hanson, Forrest Hanson, et al.

  • Change Proof: Leveraging the Power of Uncertainty to Build Long-Term Resilience by Adam Markel, Mike Chamberlain, et al.

Trauma Books: 

  • What Happened to You by Bruce Perry & Oprah Winfrey

  • Waking The Tiger Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk 

  • It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle by Mark Wolynn

  • Teen Book Recommendations: 
     

     
    These books are recommended for kids up to age 12. 
    CHILDMIND INSTITUTE LINK

    75 Mental Health Books for Children: 
     

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