Resources

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Podcasts

WorkLife with Adam Grant: organizational psychologist Adam Grant discusses topics relevant to our human journeys both at work and in our personal lives.


Without Fail: Interviews with leaders about their career journeys that include lengthy discussions of the failures they survived along the way.


Heavyweight: Incredibly funny and moving, Heavyweight intervenes in a person's life to help them resolve a heartfelt issue  or shed light on a  mysterious event.


Call me Sentimental: a young woman's personal journey in today's dating world. 


Terrible, Thanks for Asking: A show featuring stories of people who have survived, or are in the process of surviving, traumatic experiences. 


Death, Sex & Money: The name says it all, a show that tries to talk about topics that are often the most untalked about. 


WTF with Marc Maron: Interviews with comedians, actors, writers, artists in a conversational tone that blends personal experiences with career trajectories. 


Tara Brach: Wonderful instructions on mindfulness, meditation, and self compassion. 

Books

Attached: the new science of adult attachment and how it can help you find and keep love, by Levin and Heller

Ever feel confused as to why a romantic partner was so into you in the beginning and now seem to push you away? Ever wonder why you feel smothered? An easy  to read book providing some answers.   


The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel Van der Kolk

Accessible book by a leading psychiatric  clinician  and  academic  about  how  trauma  is  wired  into  our  brains  and  thus  recalled  by  our  bodies.  


Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity, by David Whyte

A  must for anyone contemplating a career transition or who is posing existential questions about who they are and how to find themselves in the work they do

Websites

Gottman Institute's relationship blog: John Gottman is a leading academic in the field of relatioship counselling. His institute’s blog summarizes empirical research in short succinct easy to read posts. https://www.gottman.com/blog/


Anxiety Canada: Not just for Canadians, is everything you may  want  to know about anxiety...but fair  warning, it may overwhelm you!  .https://www.gottman.com/blog/

Apps

Insight Timer: free app to assist with meditation. Free audio - either relaxing sounds or guided meditations. What’s fun is that you create a profile and at the end of your meditation, you see how many people in your city and around the world were meditating alongside you!