Resources

Welcome to the Resources Page. You can browse supportive websites and helpful books here. It is updated frequently, so check back often!

HELPFUL WEBSITES

AUTHENTIC HAPPINESS WEBSITE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Here you can learn more about positive psychology through readings and videos. If you register on the site, you can also complete questionnaires online and learn more about your personal strengths, optimism, and other concepts emphasized in positive psychology.

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ASSOCIATION FOR CONTEXTUAL BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

This is the website for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Here you can find out more about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and browse the self-help bookstore (go to the ACT for the Public section of the website).

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DHARMA SEED

This website offers dharma talks (mindfulness teachings). The talks are provided for free; user donations keep the website running.

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GRATEFULNESS.ORG

Brother David Steindl-Rast’s website offers talks and meditation teachings from a Christian/Catholic perspective. You can also sign up for a free e-newsletter and the Word for the Day to receive a daily email with words of wisdom from mindfulness teachers and inspirational figures.

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INSIGHT CHICAGO MEDITATION COMMUNITY

This is the website for the Insight Chicago Meditation Community, which is a Vipassana (mindfulness) meditation group that has been around since 1997. There is information about weekly sitting groups, monthly teachings, and retreats.

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PSYCHOLOGY TODAY

Articles and blog posts on all things psychology. Many leading psychologists contribute to the site.

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MINDFUL SELF-COMPASSION

Psychologist and mindfulness practitioner Christopher Germer offers guided meditations and articles on self-compassion.

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MINDFULNESS 4 MOTHERS

An online blog and course in mindfulness with strategies to help mothers de-stress and cope well with the daily challenges of motherhood.

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WISEBRAIN

This website is sponsored by the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. It has a vast amount contemplative and meditation practices, coping and self-care tools, links to brain news, access to articles by neuropsychologist and mindfulness teacher Rick Hanson, and more. You can also sign up for the Wise Brain Bulletin, a free monthly e-newsletter.

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Relationship & Parenting

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Mindful Discipline

by Shauna Shapiro and Chris White

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Everyday Blessings

by Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Mother Nurture

by Rick Hanson and Jan Hanson

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The Dance of Anger

by Harriet Lerner

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Parenting from the Inside Out

by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

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The Joy of Parenting

by Lisa Coyne (Author), Amy R. Murrell

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Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

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Wherever You Go, There You Are

by Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Full Catastrophe Living
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Radical Acceptance

by Tara Brach

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It’s Easier than You Think

Sylvia Boorstein

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Hardwiring Happiness

by Rick Hanson

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Peace is Every Step

by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Self-Compassion

by Kristen Neff

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Sitting Still Like a Frog

by Eline Snel

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Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life

by Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung

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The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

by Christopher K Germer

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life

by Steve Hayes & Spencer Smith

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Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong

by Kelly Wilson & Troy DuFrene

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The Wisdom to Know the Difference

by Kelly Wilson

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Positive Psychology

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Learned Optimism

by Martin Seligman

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Flourish

by Martin Seligman

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Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Meaningful Life

by Todd Kashdan

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