Friday, October 14, 2011



"All great achievements require time." - Maya Angelou
"Our life is what our thoughts make it." - Marcus Aurelius

Ted Talks - Ideas Worth Spreading 

• Kelly Mcgonigal - How To Make Stress Your Friend
•  Kristin Neff - The Space Between Self-Esteem And Self Compassion
• Brene Brown - The Power of Vulnerability
• Guy Winch - Why We All Need To Practice Emotional First Aid
• Carol Dweck - The Power Of Believing That You Can Improve

Sites offering Free Guided Meditations
• UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

• Tara Brach's Guided Meditations
• The Free Mindfulness Project
• Free App for Smart Phones:

• R.A.I.N: A Four-Step Process For Using Mindfulness In Difficult Times

• The Evidence Points To A Better Way To Fight Insomnia
Extraversion May Be Less Common Than We Think
• How To Use Mindfulness To Work With Difficult Emotions A Six Step Process
Raising Teenagers: Protect When You Must, Permit When You Can
The Hidden Power In Your Anatomy
• Meditation For Beginners 20 Practical Tips For Quieting The Mind
• True Grit
Rising Up: Women Empowered By Yoga Lead The Change They Want to See In The World
How To Battle Powerlessness - Martha Beck -
Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue?
What Science Can Teach Us About Flexibility?
At age 74, Will You Look As Good As Ernestine Shepherd, The Oldest Competitive Female Bodybuilder?
Money & Spirit - Actual Net Worth

Recommended Reading:
• The Willpower Instinct - Kelly McGonigal
• Flourish - Martin E.P. Seligman
• The Gifts of Imperfection - Brene Brown
• Finding your North Star – Martha Beck
• Practical Intuition – Laura Day
• The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
• Getting things Done – David Allen
• The Wisdom of No Escape - Pema Chodron
• The Mindful Way Through Depression - Williams, Teasdale, Segal, & Kabat-Zinn
• The Optimistic Child – Martin Seligman

Children's Books:
• Who Moved my Cheese? for Kids - Spencer Johnson
• The Big Orange Splot - Daniel Pinkwater
• Zen Shorts - Jon J. Muth
• Days with Frog and Toad - Arnold Lobel
• Rational Stories for Children – Virginia Waters