Creighton provides clear, concrete tools for shifting our perceptions and reframing our responses. The result moves couples out of the fear and alienation of “your way or my way” and into a deep understanding of the other that allows for an “our way.”
Building Resilience in Children and Teens by Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Mindful Workbook for Teens by Linette Bixby
I Am Courage by Susan Verde
Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges by Southwick & Charney
Psychologists and trauma experts Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula offer readers the most effective tools available for overcoming post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Dr. Johnson explains that romantic love is an attachment bond, just like that between mother and child, and shows us how to develop our "love sense"--our ability to develop long-lasting relationships.
Loving Bravely is a gentle reminder that you can only love others fully after you learn to love and understand yourself.
Too Good to Leave Too Bad to Stay - A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship
Mastery of Love - A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
The Gift of Imperfection
This book explores how we can cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough, and to go to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am sometimes afraid, but I am also brave. And, yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable, but that doesn't change the truth that I am worthy of love and belonging.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff shows us how to stop blowing things out of proportion, stop worrying about things that might happen (but probably won't), stop obsessing about things we can't change and things that just don't matter--and start living!
Driven to Distraction (book)
Procrastination. Disorganization. Distractibility. Millions of adults have long considered these the hallmarks of a lack of self-discipline. But for many, these and other problems in school, at work and in social relationships are actually symptoms of an inborn neurological problem: AD, or Attention Deficit Disorder.
Brene Brown on Boundaries:
Another good book: Life Without Ed, by Jennie Schaefer.
In this book, The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman, he explains how people communicate love in different ways, and shares the wonderful things that happen when men and women learn to speak each other's language.
Take the quiz:
The Coffee Bean – This book is purposely written and designed for readers of all ages so that everyone can benefit from this transformational lesson. This is a book and message that, when read and shared, has the power to change your life and the world around you. You just have to decide: are you a carrot, egg, or coffee bean?
The Change Agent - How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World
In The UltraMind Solution, Dr. Mark Hyman explains that to fix your broken brain, you must heal your body first.
Stress Less Accomplish More, by Emily Fletcher
Visit Heartmath.com to learn about EM wave device for breathwork and breathing
Elisabeth Kublar-Ross - On Death and Dying
Practicing psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D. offers specific step-by-step treatments that are fast, simple, and effective as mental first aid for battered emotions.
Book: Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankel
Article: Love in Action, by Peter Fraenkel
The New Rules of Marriage by Terrence Real
Contemporary relationships are in a state of rapid evolution. These changes can and should empower people with the opportunity to develop partnerships based on their own sexualities, understandings, and agreements. This book explains exactly how you and your loved ones can design your own life and love.
David Goggins shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. He calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.
One, Kathryn Otoshi
Teaches acceptance of each other's differences
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting , Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Links for Relationship Myth articles:
Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin, Anne Kathryn, MA
Boundaries Workbook, Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend
Boundaries and Relationships, Charles L. Whitfield, M.D.
Link to Brene Brown's video on Boundaries: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U3VcgUzqiI
In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and It's All Small Stuff - Richard Carlson
Imperfect Control: Our Lifelong Struggles With Power and Surrender - Judith Viorst
Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational.
People do escape high conflict. Individuals—even entire communities—can short-circuit the feedback loops of outrage and blame, if they want to. This is a mind-opening new way to think about conflict that will transform how we move through the world.
Based on Gary Chapman's book. Here's a link to take the quiz: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/quizzes/
How bad does a relationship have to be before getting out is the only answer? Psychotherapist Mira Kirshenbaum leads readers from a state of painful ambivalence to a clear sense of knowing what to do.
Don Gabor helps you strike up a great conversation anytime, anywhere, and teaches you to learn how to keep the conversation going by asking the right questions, using body language effectively, and avoiding conversation pitfalls.
This book by Suze Orman, best-selling author, goes beyond the nuts and bolts of managing money to explore the psychological, even spiritual, power money has in our lives.
This book can help you attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships.
Don Miguel Ruiz illuminates the fear-based beliefs and assumptions that undermine love and lead to suffering. "Happiness can only come from inside of you and is the result of your love".
Stephen R. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity.
The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls by Valorie Schaefer. In this book you'll find answers to questions about your changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between.
The Boy's Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU by Kelli Dunham. Author and nurse Kelli Dunham covers everything from body changes to planning for college, giving pre-teen boys the answers they need to prepare for puberty and beyond.
This book helps answer the endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley talk about this subject in a reassuring way, mindful of a child's healthy desire for straightforward information.
Grief Works is an optimistic and compassionate handbook for anyone suffering a loss--from the expected death of a parent to the sudden death of a child or spouse--as well as a guide for those who want to help their grieving loved ones. Death affects us all. Grief is still so misunderstood. Julia Samuel shows that people need to understand that grief is a process that has to be worked through, and she shows if we do the work, we can begin to heal.
Esther Perel on Prolonged Uncertainty and Anticipatory Grief
This Youtube video by Ester Perel is so helpful at this strange time. "We’re dealing with Prolonged Uncertainty—the sense that, not only do we feel uncertain, we don’t know when our feeling of uncertainty will end..........And Anticipatory Grief, the realization that we could lose our loved ones." Please take time to watch this, or share with others who may need to hear this.
Psychologists at Harvard, the University of Virginia and the University of Washington created "Project Implicit" to develop Hidden Bias Tests—called Implicit Association Tests, or IATs, in the academic world—to measure unconscious bias. With all that's happening in our world, we thought we would share this. Here's the link: https://implicit.harvard.edu/…/us…/agg/blindspot/indexrk.htm
This recovery book, by Elyse Resch and Evelyn Tribole is for chronic dieters--and offers a whole new way of eating and making peace with food. This book focuses on nurturing your body rather than on the biology of starvation, and encourages natural weight loss, helping you find the weight you were meant to be.
This intervention guide, from Lakeview Health, is an addiction eBook that is meant for family and friends of the individual who has the addiction disorder. To download the eBook, click here: https://www.lakeviewhealth.com/lakeview-health-addiction-resources-florida/family-support-for-addiction-florida/addiction-ebook-and-brochure/?fbclid=IwAR2jvb1dybdi9R_GPMXM5AF00V9cmwHTBVmLdibe19SRWT3mSh1bM43yzV0