Recommended Resources and Tools

Below is a list of resources to inspire and empower you in your healing journey, including ones that have personally helped me.

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Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - If you are feeling suicidal, this site can offer immediate, confidential assistance.

Psychology Today Therapist Search - This brings you to the Psychology Today therapist search engine where you can search for therapists in your area.

DrugRehab.com - A comprehensive resource on the types, causes, and signs of addiction, as well as different kinds of recovery options.

RehabCenter.net – A site that helps you find a rehab center for your particular needs.

Blogs

Live Bold and Bloom – topics include relationships, self-confidence, personal growth, emotional intelligence, life passion, mindfulness, emotional abuse, developing good habits, decluttering your life, writing and self-publishing, inner peace, financial freedom, vulnerability, and wellness.

Marc and Angel - over 800 articles on happiness, productivity, emotional intelligence, relationships, and general self-improvement.

Personal Excellence – over 700 articles on the topics of living a conscious life, mastering your emotions, goal achievement, career, business and passion, relationships, and productivity.

Pick the Brain – topics cover personal productivity, motivation, self-education, psychology, and philosophy.

Positively Positive – inspiration-driven content to bring you into the best life.

Positive Provocations – a blog about healing with positivity, love, and happiness.

The Positivity Blog – practical articles on the topics of simplifying life, social skills, self-esteem, reducing stress, and becoming happier.

Tiny Buddha - posts about happiness, love, relationships, change, meaning, mindfulness, spirituality, simplicity, minimalism, letting go, and more.

Podcasts

Achieve Your Goals with Hal Elrod - a weekly podcast dedicated to empowering and equipping you with practical advice and strategies to achieve your goals and dreams.

Healthy U - covers a range of subjects and stories to help you become a better and healthier you.

School of Greatness - shares inspiring stories from the most brilliant business minds, world class athletes and influential celebrities on the planet to help you find out what makes great people great.

Trauma Recovery University - for adult survivors of CPTSD. Empowering, educational, honest Q&A livestreams.

Books

Cured by Nature: How to Heal from the Inside Out, Find Happiness, and Discover Your True Self by Tara Mackey

Cured by Nature: How to Heal from the Inside Out, Find Happiness, and Discover Your True Self by Tara Mackey – this book tells Tara’s story of how she was able to heal herself and naturally manage stress, depression, and anxiety after coming off of prescription drugs. This book gave me hope as I was coming off of an antidepressant I had been on for 15 years.

 

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie – a great book for helping you to deal with worry and stress, and a book that helped me when I was dealing with a lot of anxiety early on.

 

 

How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Leil Lowndes

How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Leil Lowndes – a helpful book for becoming better at interpersonal interactions and a book that helped me in building my confidence.

 

 

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl – this is Viktor Frankl’s memoir of surviving Nazi death camps and how he found meaning in life. This booked helped me to see that while we can’t control what happens to us, we can control how we respond.

 

 

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday – this book highlights how some of the most successful people in history have been able to overcome difficult or impossible situations. This book has helped me to see my problems in a different light and learn how to better deal with them.

 

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Products

The Five Minute Journal

 

The Five Minute Journal – the journal I personally use to help me focus on gratitude and having a positive mindset.

 

 

Other

The Top 10 Strategies Guide For Survivors

 

The Top 10 Strategies Guide for Survivors - a free guide of the top 10 most common strategies my podcast guests have used for overcoming the effects of past trauma.