Resources

YouTube Links:                                                                    

Brene Brown:  The Power Of Vulnerability (20:49mins)

 

 

 

Brene Brown:  Listening To Shame (20:38mins)

 

 

 

Kristin Neff: Self Compassion

 

 

 

Alison Ledgerwood: Getting stuck in the negatives (10mins)

 

 

 

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

(21mins)

 

Stan Tatkin: Relationships Are Hard, But Why? (10mins)

Brene Brown: Empathy vs Sympathy (3mins)

 

Books:

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown (see also The Power of Vulnerability audio presentation through Soundstrue)

Self Compassion - The Proven Power of Being Kind To Yourself by Kristin Neff

Mindsight by Daniel Siegel

The Whole Brain Child by Daniel Siegel

The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard Davidson

The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron (self test available on her website)

Healing Trauma by Peter Levine (also Waking The Tiger and In An Unspoken Voice)

Movies

Inside Out A great animated movie that is based on research about emotions and was highly contributed to by Dacher Keltner (Professor of psychology at University of California, Berkeley, where he directs the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab)

Sensitive: The Untold Story A great documentary for anyone who is highly sensitive, which is based on the latest research and fMRIs and now recognizes that 20% of the population have this trait. Only currently available to download online. 

 

Phone Apps

Sleep cycle (analyzes your sleep)

My Calm Beat (gives a visual aid to assist focusing on your breathing)

Inner Balance (like EmWave, requires purchase of a sensor that measures your heart rate variability to give you biofeedback regarding your level of heart rate variability coherence)