NEW CLIENT RESOURCES
If you are a new client (or even if you have been a client for a while) below are some of my favorite resources from the interwebs. They are labeled #1, #2, etc. as a means of organization for you to get started. Feel free to pick and choose as you wish. Every resource on this page is an invaluable treasure trove of wisdom.
This video is primarily about infidelity but it is about so much more. It is about acknowledging that we all have relationship struggles. This talk is honoring to the struggle and answers a key question about desire and why happy people in happy relationships cheat on their significant other.
Ric Elias was one of the survivors of the plane crash in the Hudson River. Listen to him tell his story of how believing his life was about to end reoriented his life after he survived.
In this fascinating look at addiction Johann Hari shows us through the lens of research what we all need for healing.
Hate public speaking? Want to be more confident before you ask that girl out for a date? Then watch this.
Chi Gong and Tai Chi, (also spelled Qi Gong) are ancient Chinese healing energy exercises and techniques. These are simple movements combined with thought and intention to become healthy, increase energy, get rid of toxins, and relax the mind and body.
A few days before she turned 61, writer Anne Lamott decided to write down everything she knew for sure. She dives into the nuances of being a human who lives in a confusing, beautiful, emotional world, offering her characteristic life-affirming wisdom and humor on family, writing, the meaning of God, death and more.
Elanor Longden tells an inspiring and tragic story of discovering she is schizophrenic. She talks about how after a long struggle she befriended her voices. The fear she held of them being negative and destructive shifted to gratitude when she learned she could use them for her benefit.
Rightly so Brene Brown has become synonymous with vulnerability and inspiring messages about how to deal with our feelings of shame, guilt and unworthiness. This is a great prelude to her books. Find out more about her books HERE.
Learn how to make stress your friend.
With anxiety, stress, and sleep dysfunction skyrocketing around the globe, it's time we look at the unspoken reasons why. These debilitating challenges can be meaningfully impacted with ten to twenty minutes of breathing exercises per day.
Howard Martin is one of the original leaders who helped Doc Childre found HeartMath. In 1999 he co-authored The HeartMath Solution published by HarperSanFrancisco and he has been with HeartMath's world-wide training and consulting team since its inception in 1991. In 2000 he authored The HeartMath Method, an audio learning program published by Nightingale Conant.
On Being Podcasts
This incredible conversations are life-changers
Sometimes we forget that the simplest paths to healing are those that are right in front of us.
There are really smart people doing really good work. Here is one of them.
What if the first question we asked on a date were, “How are you crazy? I’m crazy like this”? Philosopher and writer Alain de Botton’s essay “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person” was, amazingly, the most-read article in The New York Times in the news-drenched year of 2016. As people and as a culture, he says, we would be much saner and happier if we reexamined our very view of love. How might our relationships be different — and better — if we understood that the real work of love is not in the falling, but in what comes after?
Her name is synonymous with her fantastically best-selling memoir Eat Pray Love. But through the disorienting process of becoming a global celebrity, Elizabeth Gilbert has also reflected deeply on the gift and challenge of inhabiting a creative life. Creativity, as she defines it, is about choosing curiosity over fear — not to be confused with the more familiar trope to "follow your passion” — but rather as something accessible to us all and good for our life together.
Before "mindfulness" was a trendy catchphrase Ellen Langer was making the study of mindfulnes her life's work. Listen to this practical and in-depth discussion on being present to your life.
Trauma can and does cross from generation to generation. If you've ever felt "cursed" by bad decisions of your parents or their parents then you may be onto something.
For anyone struggling with depression it can feel lonely and isolating. Sometimes it is good to know you are not alone and how others have struggle with and overcame this debilitating disease.
One of the most inspiring interviews. We all feel like outsiders at certain points in our life. Nadia's story is about how to wrestle with our gifts, talents, wounds, stories, and the unexpected.
Sheryl Sandberg is synonymous with Facebook and Silicon Valley success, and she’s the voice of Lean In. She joins us, frank and vulnerable, together with the psychologist Adam Grant. His friendship — and his research on resilience — helped her survive the shocking death of her husband while on vacation. They share what they’ve learned about planting deep resilience in ourselves and our children, and even reclaiming joy. There is so much learning here on facing the unimaginable when it arrives in our lives and being more practically caring towards the losses woven into lives all around us.
This book is the most profound book on how to handle the travails and pitfalls of a mature relationship. If you have only been dating a short time or are newly married skip if for now, you'll need it later.
This is one of the greatest books on healing I have ever read. I occasionally recommend it to clients because it is very powerful but it can unleash a host of thoughts, feelings, and memories that may or may not be desired.
The Single Best Thing You Can Do To Quit Smoking
A truly inspiring video for those interesting in
finding out more about how to quit smoking.
finding out more about how to quit smoking.