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RESOURCES FOR ADULTS
Below are links to online resources and books, as well as free self-help tools on this website to support coping with uncomfortable emotions.
 

 

LIFELINES
Melissa Bernstein, creator of Melissa & Doug toys, shares skills from her trademarked Practice Makes Purpose method for emotional well being through web-based events, videos, and other resources. 

 

CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
(CHADD) is an organization committed to improving the lives of people with ADHD.

MOOD SMOOTHIE PODCAST PICKS (FOR ADULT AUDIENCES)
These are among my personal favorite podcasts, replete with insights and coping skills.

QUEEN BEE MOMS & KINGPIN DADS: DEALING WITH THE PARENTS, TEACHERS, COACHES AND COUNSELORS WHO CAN MAKE -- OR BREAK-- YOUR CHILD'S FUTURE by Rosalind Wiseman
Wiseman's book has given me a heap of validation and insight into navigating adult relationships.

UNIQUE: THE NEW SCIENCE OF HUMAN INDIVIDUALITY by David J. Linden
Presents the fascinating science behind what makes us who we are through interesting stories and using language that you don't have to be a neuroscientist to understand.

9 THINGS SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE DO DIFFERENTLY by Heidi Grant
This book is a quick read and provides strategies that are actionable and impactful.

JERKS AT WORK
BY Tessa West, PH.D.
Dr. West's book offers helpful insights for navigating difficult work relationships.

RADICALLY OPEN DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (RO-DBT) WEBSITE
RO-DBT is an intervention backed by decades of research for individuals who struggle with problems of over-control, such as perfectionism.  The RO-DBT website includes blogs, information about RO-DBT, and a therapist search function. 

SAFE SPACE RADIO
MENTAL HEALTH
RESOURCES
A podcast aimed at reducing stigma of mental health problems through broadcast discussions

TEMPLE GRANDIN, PH.D.
Dr. Grandin's website offers books and other resources for ASD.

CLIMATE PSYCHOLOGY ALLIANCE OF NORTH AMERICA (CPA-NA)
CPA-NA offers resources for coping with climate and environmental distress.

THE RESILIENT ACTIVIST 

An agency that offers free resources in the spirit of building resilience and hope in the face of the climate crisis.

UNGIFTED and other works by Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.

ALONE TOGETHER  Blog for
Psychology Today
Jennifer Keluskar, Ph.D.

BUILD THE LIFE YOU
WANT

by Arthur C. Brooks and Oprah Winfrey
 

NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI)
 

MOOD SMOOTHIE PARENTING BLOG (THE FORGIVABLE PARENT)
My blog post on parenting with a focus on modeling valued-based behaviors and coping as opposed to perfection.

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
(ADAA)

THE STOIC CHALLENGE: A PHILOSOPHER'S GUIDE TO BECOMING TOUGHER, CALMER, AND MORE RESILIENT
By Bill Irvine Ph.D.

THE JED FOUNDATION A non-profit featuring mental health resources for youth

THE PSYCH SHOW WITH PSYCHOLOGIST DR. ALI MATTU

THE PERFECTION TRAP by Thomas Curran
A must-read dive into perfectionism and what we can do to keep it from impacting our well-being.

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