Quick Reference Links

To Help Build Support

Developing a Support System:

http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/additional-self-care-resources/developing-your-support-system.html

 

Qualities of Good Relationships:

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/emotional-wellness/relationships

To Help with Grief

Office of Health Education and Promotion – Grief:

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/emotional-health/grief

 

GriefNet.org: Grace Happens:

http://griefnet.org/library/coping.html

 

The Sibling Connection:

http://www.counselingstlouis.net

 

Death Café:

http://deathcafe.com

Dougy Center podcasts

Coping with Aftermath of Suicide Loss:

http://afsp.org/find-support/ive-lost-someone/

Books Recommendations: Some of these books may be more spiritually focused

  • Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis
  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  • Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief by Pauline Boss
  • Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping with Grief and Change after the Death of Our Parents by Alexander Levy
  • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schwiebert, Chuck DeKlyen, & Taylor Bills
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman
  • Forever Ours by Janis Amatuzio
  • A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss by Jerry L. Sittser
  • Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program For Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses by John W. James & Russell Friedman

To Help Inspire

 

Fun & Inspirational:

http://tinybuddha.com/category/fun-and-inspiring/

 

Inspirational Quotes:

http://tinybuddha.com/category/quotes/

 

Gratitude Jar:

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-11062/how-to-create-a-gratitude-jar.html

 

Greater Good in Action:

http://ggia.berkeley.edu

To Help Manage Stress

 

Stress Management:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/stress-management/art-20044151?pg=1

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/stress-management

 

Transition to College:

http://www.unh.edu/pacs/article/transitioning-college

http://www.transitionyear.org/

 

Holiday Stress:

http://www.unh.edu/pacs/article/holiday-stress

 

Self-Care in a Digital Age:

Nancy Smyth blogs on

https://njsmyth.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/self-care-in-the-digital-age/

 

Self-Care Wheel:

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/wellness

 

OHEP Physical Wellness:

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/physical-wellness

To Help with Productivity

 

Ambient Background Noise to Help Focus:

http://www.noisli.com

 

Goal Setting:

http://www.unh.edu/pacs/article/goal-setting

 

Time Management:

http://www.unh.edu/pacs/article/time-management

https://d7admin.unh.edu/cfar/time-management-organization

To Help Relax

Brief Introduction to Meditation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqoxYKtEWEc&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkAefg6uC8w&feature=youtu.be

 

Meditation and Relaxation:

http://www.unh.edu/pacs/meditation-and-relaxation

 

Just a Minute:

http://www.just-a-minute.org

 

UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center:

http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22

 

What is Mindfulness:

http://www.healthcentral.com/dailydose/cf/2013/05/17/what_is_mindfulness...

 

The Science of Relaxation and Stress:

http://thebackstore.com/blog/science-relaxation-stress/

 

Relaxation Techniques:

http://www.med.umich.edu/painresearch/patients/Relaxation.pdf

 

Sleep Hygiene:

http://www.unh.edu/health/ohep/sleep

 

Book Recommendations:

  • Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Where ever you go there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life. Hyperion: New York, New York.

 

  • Burdick. D. (2013). Mindfulness skills workbook for clinicians and clients: 111 tools, techniques, activities, and worksheets. PESI Publishing and Media: Eau Claire,      WI.     

To Help Self-Soothe

Self-Care Kit:

http://healthofmind.tumblr.com/tagged/self-soothing

 

Self-Love:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/get-hardy/201203/seven-step-prescription-self-love

 

Self-Compassion:

http://self-compassion.org

 

The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion: Kristin Neff at TEDxCentennial Park Women:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4