References and Additional Resources

Much of the material in this course is sourced from my training from the WellGrounded Life Women's Wellness Educator training program. Other sources are included below, both for your reference and in case you're interested in further learning. The relevant resoruces are also listed at the end of each Module, under "Additional Resources".


Welcome

The Whole-Brain Child, by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Module 1 - Introduction

Radical Compassion, by Tara Brach (self-compassion)

Self-Compassion, by Kristin Neff (self-compassion)

The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor (how to make and sustain positive change)

Atomic Habits, by James Clear (how to make and sustain positive change)

Module 2 - Becoming Aware

SUDS (Subjective Units of Distress Scale) - my personal learning came from a program at Seattle Children's Hospital (becoming aware)

The Whole-Brain Child, by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Module 3 - Interrupt the Stress Response

My blog post on Deep Breathing (body-centered calming tool)

The Tapping Solution, by Nick Ortner (explanation of a type of body-centered calming tool)

Energy Medicine for Women, by Donna Eden (body-centered calming tools)

Levels of Nature and Stress Response published article, and many articles linked in this one (nature)

Measuring Biophysical and Psychological Stress Levels Following Visitation to Three Locations with Differing Levels of Nature published article (nature)

American Psychological Association article "Nurtured by Nature" (nature)

Module 4 - Change Your Perspective

The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor (gratitude)

Opening Up by Writing It Down, by James Pennebaker (reflective writing)

Leesa Renee Hall (reflective writing)

ReThink Stress Intervention from the Stanford Mind & Body Lab (reframing stress)

Before Happiness, by Shawn Achor (reframing stress)

BetterHelp.com article about the difference between distress and eustress (reframing stress)

Scientific paper on eustress's positive effects (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology) (reframing stress)

Module 5 - Bring It All Together - Make a Plan

How To Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, by Katy Milkman (how to make and sustain positive change)

The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor (how to make and sustain positive change)

Atomic Habits, by James Clear (how to make and sustain positive change)

Module 6 - Other Parenting Resources

Positive Discipline, by Jane Nelsen

Positive Discipline for Teenagers, by Jane Nelsen and Lynn Lott

Middle School Makeover, by Michelle Icard

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions to Adulthood, by Lisa Damour

The Whole-Brain Child, by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Parenting From the Inside Out, by Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell



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