Discerning Your Path

Infographic from NICABM

3 Circles of Emotional Regulation

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’s SuperSoul Conversations – Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

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 Videos

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

Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart

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

21 Day Meditation

21 days of meditation with Deepkk Chopra.  Harness strength. Find peace. Create connection.  Join the community.


Newsletter and Guided Meditations from Health Journeys

(COVID) 19 — The Loneliest Number

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

Overcoming Loneliness: One Psychologist’s Approach

Dr. Ursula Whiteside shares 10 ways to address loneliness, based on her own personal experience and struggles with it.

Article from PsychCentral

10 More Ideas to Help With Loneliness

Here are some tips for recognizing loneliness for what it is and dealing with it in the healthiest ways.


Being Well Podcast

Understanding Depression and a Depressed Mood

Today’s episode is the first of two parts, and explores what depression is, where it comes from, and how it differs from sadness.

Being Well Podcast

Overcoming a Depressed Mood

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

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

Emotional and Psychological Trauma

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.

Blog Series from the Trauma Research Foundation

What Makes Some People More Resilient Than Others

This article is part of a series on resilience in troubled times — what we can learn about it from history and personal experiences.

Organizational Resources

Extensive Blogs from ACEP

Blog Page from Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

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

Self-soothing Resources

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.