Feelings: Handle them before they handle you | Mandy Saligari | TEDxGuildford 18 min video  

Everyone can benefit from emotional "recovery"...from addictions, perfectionism, workaholics or "disease to please"...this video offers insights

Forgiveness in an Age of Anger

  Forgiveness in an Age of Anger | Brant Hansen | TEDxHarrisburg (12 min) "We think we're entitled to "righteous anger", but is it really so righteous? And does anger actually help us fight injustice?"

Brene Brown has amazing books, videos and a Netflix special

 I recommend all things Brene Brown. This is her first video from 2010. The power of vulnerability  | Brené Brown | TedxHouston 20 min video 

Her latest book Dare to Lead  is a must read!

Happy Secret to Better Work. Shawn Achor

Happy Secret to Better Work. Shawn Achor Ted talk 12 min.

This Positive Psychology expert taught the most popular class at Harvard. See what you can learn from his optimistic views on life. 

The Difference Between Healthy and Unhealthy relationships

 Relationships with family, friends or lovers may have habits. This video helps you understand how to recognize when a behavior is not love.

Katie Hood|TED2019| 12 min video   

Change your story, change your life

Change your story, change your life Lori Gottleib| Ted@Dupont| Sept 2019 16 min 

for the bullied and beautiful

Shane Koyczan: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful.  (12 minute video)  

"By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and ... different. " 

Why 30 is not the new 20

 Clinical psychologist Meg Jay has a bold message For twenty Somethings: (15 min). Wise advice for those launching into adulthood and for parents assisting with the launch.

Brene Brown teaches Empathy

Need relationship skills?  This Brene Brown video teaches you about empathy and how it builds connection in relationships. (2  1/2 minutes)

How To Embrace Emotions At Work

Learn how to appropriately manage your emotions at work in this 4 min. Ted.Talk. These boundary and emotional intelligence skills are also applicable to managing emotions when parenting.

Local Mental Health Resources for greater lansing michigan


Recommended Podcasts

Brene Brown: 25 min: Strategies for falling apart, staying connected + kind, and giving ourselves permission to feel hard things. 

Brene Brown 35 min-podcast about over and under-functioning in anxious times, why anxiety is contagious, and how we can cultivate a calm practice

Free downloadable audiobooks

 Search for free books and audiobooks at Michigan Electronic Library: 

Brian Andreas, StoryPeople recommended for a whimsical uplift

  "No hurt survives for long without our help, she said 

& then she kissed me & sent me out to play again 

for the rest of my life." – StoryPeople - Brian Andreas