Welcome to the Resources Page. You can browse supportive websites, useful apps, and helpful books here. It is updated frequently, so check back often!
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).
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.
As a young woman with multiple chronic illnesses, Jenni knows what it’s like to feel limited and to want more out of life. That’s why she created ChronicBabe — to help people have an amazing life in spite of illness. She helps people gain new confidence, boost their careers, nurture lifelong friendships, have great sex, save more money, and in general, be more fabulous.
Compassionate Mind Foundation
The Compassionate Mind Foundation promotes wellbeing through facilitating the scientific understanding and application of compassion.
This website offers dharma talks (mindfulness teachings). The talks are provided for free; user donations keep the website running.
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.
Greater Good Science Center
Greater Good Science Center and magazine turn scientific research into stories, tips, and tools for a happier life and a more compassionate society.
Through articles, videos, quizzes, and podcasts, we bridge the gap between scientific journals and people’s daily lives, particularly for parents, educators, business leaders, and healthcare professionals.
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.
International OCD Foundation
The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help everyone affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Their aim is to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them.
Psychologist and mindfulness practitioner Christopher Germer offers guided meditations and articles on self-compassion.
Articles and blog posts on all things psychology. Many leading psychologists contribute to the site.
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.
Calm is an app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation. Experience better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety with their guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music.
Curable Pain Relief
Take control over chronic pain with the Curable app. Their step-by-step program will help you learn what is happening in your body and apply practical tools to reverse the cycle of pain.
Learn to meditate and live mindfully. Hundreds of themed sessions on everything from stress to sleep. Bite-sized meditations for busy schedules. SOS exercises in case of sudden meltdowns.
Home to more than 3,000,000 meditators, Insight Timer is rated
as the top free meditation app on the Android and iOS stores.
My Fitness Pal
Millions of people have lost weight with MyFitnessPal’s FREE calorie counter. Get free access to the world’s largest nutrition and calorie database — over 5 million foods!
Stop, Breathe, & Think
Check in with how you’re feeling and try short activities tuned to your emotions.
Waking Up by Sam Harris
Join Sam Harris -- neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author -- on a meditation course for beginners and experienced meditators alike. Waking Up is for anyone who understands that meditation practice isn't just about feeling better in the moment. Meditation should transform one's view of the world.
A mindful approach to taking care of yourself. Guided audio sessions with exercises. Daily experiments and challenges to help you find what works for you and make progress toward your goal.
The 4 Week Insomnia Workbook
by Sara Dittoe Barrett, Ph.D.
The Dialetical Behavior Skills Therapy Workbook
by Matthew McKay
The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD
by Jon Hershfield MFT
The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts
by Lee Baer
Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
by Jeffrey M. Schwartz
The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
by Dennis Tirch
Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong
by Kelly Wilson & Troy DuFrene
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life
by Steve Hayes & Spencer Smith
The Wisdom to Know the Difference
by Kelly Wilson
The Happiness Trap
by Russ Harris
by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
The Dance of Anger
by Harriet Lerner
Mating in Captivity
by Esther Perel
ACT with Love
by Russ Harris
by Shauna Shapiro and Chris White
Sitting Still Like a Frog
by Eline Snel
The Joy of Parenting
by Lisa Coyne (Author), Amy R. Murrell
The Compassionate Mind Workbook
by Chris Irons and Elaine Beaumont
by Kristen Neff
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion
by Christopher K Germer
Wherever You Go, There You Are
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Full Catastrophe Living
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
by Dan Harris
A Path with Heart
by Jack Kornfield
by Tara Brach
It’s Easier than You Think
Peace is Every Step
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
by Thich Nhat Hanh and Lilian Cheung
Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Meaningful Life
by Todd Kashdan
by Martin Seligman
by Martin Seligman
Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers
by Robert M. Sapolsky