Book: Guide To Coping With Depression This book is a series of short activities. Really easy activities. Things that anyone can do. And that's why it's so helpful. Depression makes it hard to think and hard to plan. So anything complicated, is hard to do. But these exercises- are simple. They don't take a lot of brain power and they are calming to do. You'll read it and go - oh yeah - I do like doing that. I can do that. This is not a magic book. It's just - simple and practical things you can Read more [...]
The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More CompassionateThe Mindful Child by Susan Greenland is a book about meditation for children.Susan Kaiser Greenland, JD is a former corporate attorney who developed the Inner Kids mindful awareness program for children, teens and their families. Research on the Inner Kids elementary school program was conducted at the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA and is published in the Journal of Applied School Psychology. Read more [...]
The Power of Pause: How to be More Effective in a Demanding, 24/7 World The Power of Pause by Nance Guilmartin is an excellent book. It is basically about how to take a pause so you can think more rationally and strategically and thus give yourself a better chance of success. This ability to pause so you can think before you act is the first step to thinking critically. Nance provides excellent easy to implement exercises to help you master the technique. This practical method helps even the most Read more [...]
Heller simplifies what is often found mysterious, describing and providing detailed instructions for 32 different practices, ensuring that anyone can find the right one.
Visualizations For Empowerment By Dr. Sirota of The Ruthless Compassion Institute. This audio program walks you through 11 different visualization exercises on this full-length audio CD. These are designed to help people connect to the different parts of their psyche and to heal the wounds of childhood. Read more [...]
The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) by Dan Siegel is the first book ever to integrate neuroscience research with the ancient art of mindfulness. The result is a groundbreaking approach to not simply mental health, but life in general, which shows readers how personal awareness and attunement can actually stimulate emotional circuits in the brain, leading to a host of physiological benefits, including greater Read more [...]
The Moral Molecule: How Trust Works By PAUL J. ZAK, Ph.D., is professor of economic psychology and management at Claremont Graduate University. He is at the vanguard of neuroeconomics, a new discipline that integrates neuroscience and economics. This book explores the role oxytocin plays in regulating moral behavior. (Recommended by Humanist Meditation instructor Rick Heller) Read more [...]