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: http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/

Rich Hanson, Ph.D. Website: Resources for Happiness, Love, and Wisdom  http://www.rickhanson.net/

Buddha’s Brain:The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. http://www.rickhanson.net/writings/buddhas-brain

Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. http://www.rickhanson.net/writings/books/just-one-thing

The Language of Emotional Intelligence by Jeanne Segal, Ph.D.  http://www.jeannesegal.com/book/slideshow/index.html

Parenting:

Raising Happiness by Christine Carter http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/raising_happiness/

Learning the difference between Worrying and Anxiety:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201603/10-crucial-differences-between-worry-and-anxiety

Learning the difference between feeling sad and depression:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-squeaky-wheel/201510/the-important-difference-between-sadness-and-depression