GREAT ARTICLES, PODCASTS, TED TALKS , YOUTUBE VIDEOS AND MORE


Coping During Covid19

Lynn Lyons' (New Hampshire Native) Parenting podcast

The Couples Institute in California list of ideas for connecting, especially during this time (with or without kids)

Connection While Sheltering in Place

Sesame Street Parent PSA: A Moment to Yourself

Zoom Fatigue

Zoom Exhaustion



Autism/Asperger's (TED Talks)
        Ethan Lisi - What It Is Really Like To Have Autism
        Rosie King - How Autism Freed Me To Be Myself
        Carina Morillo - To Understand Autism, Don't Look Away
        Wendy Chung - Autism: What We Know And What We Don't Know
        Alix Generous - How I Learned To Communicate My Inner Life With Asperger's
        Wrong Planet: web community designed for individuals with Autism, Aspergerís Syndrome, ADHD, PDDs, and other neurological differences, and those in their sphere.



Confidence and Self-Esteem
        TED Talk: Amy Adkins - 3 Tips To Boost Your Confidence
        The School Of Life: Self-Compassion
        The School Of Life: How To Be A Friend To Yourself
        The School Of Life: Confidence
        The School Of Life: Not Liking One's Looks
        The School Of Life: On Feeling Ugly
        Brene Brown On Worthiness


Emotions and Stress Anxiety, Anger, Courage and More
        Why You Should Feel Your Feelings
        TED Talk: Elizabeth Gilbert - It's Okay To Feel Overwhelemd: Here's What To Do Next
        TED Talk: Susan David - How To Be Your Best Self In Times Of Crisis
        TED Talk: Liz Fosslien - How To Embrace Emotions At Work
        TED Talk: Lucy Hone - The Three Secrets Of Resilient People
        TED Talk: Ryan Martin - Why We Get Mad And Why It's Healthy
        TED Talk: Olivia Remes - How To Cope With Anxiety
        TED Talk: Ryan Martin - Why Some Anger Can Be Good For You
        TED Talk: Tiffany Watt Smith - The History Of Human Emotions
        TED Talk: Lisa Feldman Barrett - You Aren't At The Mercy Of Your Emotions: Your Brain Creates Them
        TED Talk: John Koenig - Beautiful New Words To Describe Obscure Emotions
        TED Talk: Ron Gutman - The Hidden Power Of Smiling
        Happify: How To Calm Your Worries And Sleep Better
        "Brene Brown On Attending To Fears And Feelings
        Self and Stress Management Educational Video
        TED Talk: Kelly Mcgonigal - How To Make Stress Your Friend


Happiness, Positive Thinking, Vulnerability, Shame and Blame
     - (yup there's connections here)

        TED Talk: Elizabeth Dunn - Helping Others Makes Us Happier, But It Matters How We Do It
        TED Talk: Mike Robbins - The Power Of Appreciation
        TED Talk: AJ Jacobs - My Journey To Thank All The People Responsible For My Morning Coffee
        TED Talk: Stephen Trzeciak - Want A Happier Life? Be More Compassionate
        TED Talk: Ingried Fetell Lee - Where Joy Hides And How To Find It
        TED Talk: David Steindl Rast - Want To Be Happy? Be Grateful
        TED Talk: Pico Iyer - Where Is Home
        TED Talk: Stefan Sagmeister - 7 Rules For Making More Happiness
        TED Talk: Neil Pasricha - The 3 A's Of Awesome
        TED Talk: Don Norman - 3 Ways Good Design Makes You Happy
        TED Talk: Matthieu Ricard - The Habits Of Happiness
        TED Talk: Philip Zimbardo - The Psychology Of Time
        TED Talk: Alison Legerwood - A Simple Trick To Improve Positive Thinking
        Happify: How To Defeat Negative Thinking
        The School Of Life: Overcoming Bad Inner Voices
        TED Talk: Brene Brown - The Power Of Vulnerability
        Brene Brown On Vulnerability
        Brene Brown On Embracing Vulnerability
        Brene Brown On The Biggest Myth About Vulnerability
        TED Talk: Brene Brown - Listening To Shame
        Brene Brown On Blame


Focus, Procrastination and Motivation
        Learning to Love Studying - Motivation Enhancer
        Make Your Bed - William McRaven
        The Wisdom Of A Third Grade Dropout Will Change Your Life - Rick Rigsby
        TED Talk: Leticia Gasca - Don't Fail Fast, Fail Mindfully
        The School Of Life: Procrastination
        TED Talk: Laura Fox - Don't Shy Away From Ignorance, Use It To Better Yourself
        TED Talk: David Asch - Why It Is So Hard To Make Healthy Decisions
        TED Talk: Sabine Doebel - How Your Brain's Executive Function Works And How To Improve It
        James Clear - How to be More Productive and Eliminate Time Wasting Using the "Eisenhower Box"


Friendship
        The School Of Life: Friendship & Vulnerability
        The School Of Life: The Purpose Of Friendship
        Brene Brown On Empathy
        TED Talk: Sophie Andrews - The Best Way To Help Is Often Just To Listen
        TED Talk: Bill Bernat - How To Connect With Depressed Friends


Mental Health and Psychology
        Dr Russell Barkley: ADHD Intention Deficit Disorder
        How to Explain ADHD
        Selective Attention Test for Fun
        Ever Wonder What It Was Like to Have Dementia?
        TED Talk: Johann Hari - This Could Be Why You're Depressed Or Anxious
        TED Talk: How I Live With High Functioning Anxiety
        TED Talk: Olivia Remes - How To Cope With Anxiety
        TED Talk: Noa Kageyama And Pen Pen Chen - How To Stay Calm Under Pressure
        TED Talk: Sophie Andrews - The Best Way To Help Is Often Just To Listen
        TED Talk: Helen M. Farrell - What Is Bipolar Disorder?
        TED Talk: Helen M. Farrell - What Is Depression?
        TED Talk: Anees Bahji - What Is Schizophrenia?
        TED Talk: Daniel Levitin - How To Stay Calm When You Know You'll Be Stressed
        TED Talk: Dr. Natascha M. Santos - Debunking The Myth Of OCD
        TED Talk: Guy Winch - Why We All Need To Practice Emotional First Aid
        TED Talk: Jeff Iliff - One More Reason To Get A Good Night's Sleep
        TED Talk: Courtney Stephens - A Brief History Of Melancholy
        TED Talk: Andrew Solomon - Depression: The Secret We Share
        TED Talk: Kevin Breel - Confessions Of A Depressed Comic
        TED Talk: Eleanor Longden - The Voices In My Head
        TED Talk: Thomas Insel - Toward A New Understanding Of Mental Illness
        TED Talk: Ruby Wax - What's So Funny About Mental Illness
        TED Talk: Ben Ambridge - 9 Myths About Psychology Debunked
        Baby Emerson
        Freeze Response


Mindfulness
        TED Talk: Andy Puddicombe - All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes
        TED Talk: Pico Iyer - The Art Of Stillness
        TED Talk: Matt Killingsworth - Want To Stay Happier? Stay In The Moment


Parenting
        Baby Community
        TED Talk: James Brindle - The nightmare videos of childrens' YouTube ó and what's wrong with the internet today
        Parenting With Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility Book, by Foster W. Cline and Jim Fay
        Love and Logic Website
        TED Talk: Colin Powell - Kids Need Structure
        TED Talk: Kang Lee - Can You Really Tell If A Kid Is Lying
        TED Talk: Sonia Livingstone - Parenting In The Digital Age
        TED Talk: Sara Valencia Botto - When Do Kids Start To Care About Other People's Opinions
        TED Talk: Olympia Della Flora - Creative Ways To Get Kids To Thrive In School
        TED Talk: Caroline Paul - To Raise Brave Girls, Encourage Adventure
        TED Talk: Rita Pierson - Every Kid Needs A Champion
        NYT: Lisa Damour - Why Teenagers Reject Parents' Solutions to Their Problems


Perfectionism, Success and Failure
        The Downsides of Perfectionism
        TED Talk: Valorie Kondos Field - Why Winning Doesn't Always Equal Success
        TED Talk: Kathryn Sculz - On Being Wrong
        TED Talk: Jon Bowers - We Should Aim For Perfection And Stop Fearing Failure
        TED Talk: Jia Jiang - What I Learned From 100 Days Of Rejection
        TED Talk: Elizabeth Gilbert - Success, Failure, And The Drive To Keep Creating
        TED Talk: Kathryn Schulz - Don't Regret Regret
        TED Talk: Larry Smith - Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career
        TED Talk: Sarah Lewis - Embrace The Near Win
        TED Talk: Raphael Rose - How Failure Cultivates Resilience
        The School Of Life: Success At School vs. Success In Life
        The School Of Life: What Is 'Success'?
        The School Of Life: The Problem With Perfectionism
        The School Of Life: The Perfectionist Trap
        TED Talk: John Doerr - Why The Secret To Success Is Setting The Right Goals
        TED Talk: Mel Robbins - How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over
        TED Talk: Luvvie Ajayi - Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable


Relationships
        Gottman: Making Relationships Work Part 1
        Gottman: Making Relationships Work Part 2
        Gottman: Making Relationships Work Part 3
        Gottman: Making Relationships Work Part 4
        Two Examples each of the Four Horseman
        I'm Triggered: Neuroscience - Recovering from a fight
        Breaking the Pursue-Withdraw Pattern: An Interview with Scott R. Woolley, Ph.D.
        TED Talk: Emily Nagoski: Sustaining Sexual Connection
        Relationship Podcast with Deb and Naomi
        TED Talk: Sophie Andrews - The Best Way To Help Is Often Just To Listen
        Is Creative Incompetence affecting your relationship?


Trust
         TED Talk: Frances Frei - How To Build And Rebuild Trust
         TED Talk: Onora O'Neill - What We Don't Understand About Trust
         The School Of Life: How To Forgive


Vitamin D and Depression
Note: Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to or exacerbate depression, however too much Vitamin D can be toxic. Consult your doctor or naturopath.
        Vitamin D and Depression - Psychology Today
        Vitamin D and Seasonal Affectivness Disorder

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