Discerning Your Path
Infographic from NICABM
According to Paul Gilbert’s model, people often switch between three different systems to manage their emotions. This model can help you get a sense of where you might be out of balance, including opportunities for growth.
34 minute podcast of Oprah Winfrey with Brene Brown
Oprah is joined by Dr. Brené Brown, as they delve into the power of vulnerability. In front of a live studio audience, Brené shares the four myths of vulnerability, explains why vulnerability means being truthful to who we are and offers examples of how to integrate vulnerability into your everyday life.
Ted Talks and Varied Videos from Brene Brown
Brene Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy. She states, The bottom line: I believe that you have to walk through vulnerability to get to courage, therefore . . . embrace the suck. I try to be grateful every day and my motto right now is “Courage over comfort.” Brene’s Ted Talk on the Power of Vulnerability is a great place to start.
1 Hour Video with Tara Brach
While it’s natural to feel fear during times of great collective crisis, our challenge is that fear easily takes over our lives. This talk explores how the mindfulness and compassion of the RAIN meditation can help us find an inner refuge in the face of fear, and deepen our loving connection with each other.
Meditation with Deepak Chopra
Newsletter and Guided Meditations from Health Journeys
Did you know that being lonely is highly correlated with heart disease, depression, cognitive decline, and even an earlier death? Would you believe it’s been found to be even more dangerous to heart health than a crappy diet or zero exercise?
Enter COVID. It’s harder than usual these days to get out there and cultivate our relationships with other people. All those usual structures of connectivity and community are mostly on hold. What solutions for loneliness do we cobble together in the meantime?
Article from Guideposts
Article from PsychCentral
Being Well Podcast
Being Well Podcast
During this episode, we turn our focus onto some of the tactics and strategies people can use, both in their own mind and out in the world, to help manage a depressed mood.
Podcasts from the Happiness Lab
You might think more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations would make you happy. You’re dead wrong. In “The Happiness Lab” podcast, Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness.
Trauma Prevention and Growth
Article from HelpGuide
When bad things happen, it can take a while to get over the pain and feel safe again. But with these self-help strategies and support, you can speed up your recovery.
Extensive Blogs from ACEP
This blog contains articles and updates about the fascinating world of Energy Psychology — a new branch of psychology which studies the human energetic matrix, consisting of the acupuncture meridians, chakra system and biofield, underlying human cognition, affect and behavior. Just as no man is an island, no field of study is an orphan. EP arose from and thrives in a rich contextual soil, cross-fertilized by many disciplines, including Applied Kinesiology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Western Psychology, and Eastern Spiritual traditions.
Article from The Well
This is a unique time to settle into a new or old practice, to bring together family for a moment of mindfulness or reconfigure our ideas of what virtual gatherings can look like. Our well is overflowing with soothing resources to share with you during these possibly tense times.