Reads & Resources

Above & Beyond Magazine:

Finding Your Happy (Summer 2016) includes the following:

  • Information about our relocation
  • How to Talk to Kids about Tragic Events
  • Common Sources of Stress for Teens & Parents
  • Stress Busters
  • Back to Balance Series, Mindfulness & Meditation

2016 Holiday Stress Survival Kit includes the following:

  • Camp Dobbs’ Survival Guide (for the general user)
  • Most common sources of “Holiday Dread” and how to deal with them
  • Elizabeth’s Holiday Survival Guide for Parents (especially of younger children)
  • Stacy’s Holiday Survival Guide for both young and adult children of divorced parents, including a role play for setting boundaries.
  • A Year of Firsts – Dealing with Grief during the Holidays
    • When Someone You Love Loses Someone They Love, by Ashley Akers
    • Tips for Surviving Your First Holiday Season without Your Loved One, by Milena Colyer

Emotional Intelligence & Finding Happiness:

UC Berkeley’s Greater Good:

Rich Hanson, Ph.D. Website: Resources for Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

Buddha’s Brain:The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time by Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

The Language of Emotional Intelligence by Jeanne Segal, Ph.D.


Raising Happiness by Christine Carter

Learning the difference between Worrying and Anxiety:

Learning the difference between feeling sad and depression: