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Many people find that they can derive enormous benefit from working on their own with good quality self help resources. Up-to-date research suggests strongly that we can all benefit from regular relaxation and meditation activities - even 10 minutes a day can be helpful! Living in an "app" world as we do, many of my clients have found the following apps easy to use and beneficial:
- "Smiling Mind"
You may also wish to visit the Self Help section of the Therapy and Coaching for Lasting Change ONLINE STORE
Healthy Living Resources
Michael Mosley delivered a thought-provoking talk on the topic of "Healthy Living" at the Sydney Opera House in 2016. Please follow this link to watch the video recording.
Dr. Peeke is a medical doctor and Senior Science Advisor to Elements Behavioral Health, the USA's most preeminent network of eating disorders and addiction centres. Her current research focuses on how addictive behaviors have subtly and often profoundly penetrated daily lifestyle habits. Watch her plain-speaking and highly engaging TED Talk.
Dr. Neal Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored over 70 scientific publications as well as 17 books. His 2016 TED Talk "Power Foods for the Brain" is both engaging and educational.
Physician, psychiatrist, and teacher, Daniel Amen, MD, is one of the world's foremost experts on applying brain imaging science to clinical psychiatric practice. He is widely regarded as a gifted teacher, taking complex brain science concepts to make them easily accessible to other professionals and the general public. In this video, "Change your Brain, Change your Life", Dr Amen presents revelations based on studying 63,000 brain images across 90 countries over 20 years of how Brain imaging can change paradigms and our understanding of healthy life, no matter where we live.
An internationally recognized expert in Neuropsychiatry, Dr. John Ratey has published over 60 peer reviewed articles, and 8 books published in 14 languages, including "Spark-The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain," which established Dr. Ratey as one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain-fitness connection. He presents his compelling ideas supported by research in this video.
Professor Martin Seligman, often described as the father of the positive psychology movement, believes you can make yourself happy. Follow this link to a video broadcast of presentation by Professor Seligman in which he talks about different ways in which we can all experience greater happiness and meaning in our lives.
In this video clip, Dr. Barbara Fredrickson shares her research on the ideal ratio of positive to negative emotions, and offers suggestions for how to flourish in life.
In this video Harvard University Professor of Psychology, Dan Gilbert, talks on the subject of "Why are we happy? Why aren't we happy?"
Click here to watch the video recording of a presentation given by His Holiness The Dalai Lama in December 2011 on "The Art of Happiness"
Having myself completed the Thomas Gordon Parent Effectiveness Training course, I am happy to recommend his website to you where you will find a number of FREE resources to download.
You may also wish to visit the Parenting section of the Therapy and Coaching for Lasting Change ONLINE STORE