Support For Individuals, Couples, & Families

Nutrition

 

Nutrition for Health:

video nutrition overview with researcher Dean Ornish MD

https://www.ornish.com/proven-program/nutrition/

Food Preparation & Recipes:

Sharon Palmer RD recipes

https://sharonpalmer.com/recipes/

 

 

Nutrition Assessment

https://quiz.healthyeatingquiz.com.au/  Australian eating assessment

Note: general nutrition assessments won’t be able to personalize your assessment for your own situation of health, your specific lab values, and your family health history. For a personalized nutrition assessment, seeing a Registered Dietitian or Functional Nutrition RDN or MD may be best.

Plant based eating:

Physicians for Responsible Medicine 

 https://www.pcrm.org/good-nutrition/plant-based-diets

Sharon Palmer RD – eat and grow your own food – guidance  https://sharonpalmer.com

Cancer prevention

American Institute for Cancer Prevention nutrition – https://www.aicr.org/cancer-prevention/

Food Safety & Nutrition

Center for Science in the Public Interest CSPI – newsletter & online info

https://www.cspinet.org/eating-healthy

Flourishing

 

Developing a Growth Mindset
Alia Crum TED talk:  

Carol Dweck PhD TED talk
 https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve

Mindset:  The New Psychology of Success

Mindset:  Changing the Way You Think to Fulfill Your Potential

Self Compassion

Guided imagery for compassion & to promote Focus & Well-being imagery with Anna Delong LCSW
https://soundcloud.com/user-685942728/self-compassion-11-min-with-3-min-silence

Kristen Neff PhD. TEDtalk about self-compassion:

 

Kristen Neff PhD. website with guided meditations: http://www.self-compassion.org/

Gratitude 

Gratitude with Brother David Steindel-Rast (video) 

Healthy Mind

 

Resilience

Rick Hanson PhD,  resilience (video) https://www.rickhanson.net/explore-your-amazing-brain/   and neuroplasticity (video)  https://www.rickhanson.net/explore-your-amazing-brain/ 

Guided imagery for practice with Anna Delong LCSW

Five minute body scan

https://soundcloud.com/user-685942728/cci-body-scan-cut-to-five-min   

Brain ReBoot guided exercise @ five minutes followed by three minutes of silence

https://soundcloud.com/user-685942728/reboot-practice-to-recall-my-intention   

Mindfulness, Brain Training & Flourishing

Richard Davidson PhD. TEDtalk video -Researcher on training the brain for health benefits of mindfulness 

 

Apps and Supportive Programs

Insight Timer (nature sounds, guided meditations) https://insighttimer.com 

Restoring Health/Take Back Your Health

Restoring or Reversing Disease “Take Back Your Health!”

Dean Ornish program for reversing heart disease and other pro-inflammatory conditions

https://www.ornish.com 

cancer prevention/health check assessment www.aicr.org 

John W. Travis MD, Wellness-Illness continuum article http://www.wellpeople.com/WhatIsWellness.aspx

Radical Remission : Surviving Cancer Against all Odds (book) by Kelly Turner PhD (video) 

 

Weight Wellness

Mindful Eating

Ruth Woliever PhD and Beth Reardon MS, RD, The Mindful Diet book and guided hunger-fullness, mindful practices https://dukeintegrativemedicine.org/about/the-mindful-diet/ 

Hunger scale 

https://nutrifoodie.ca/2019/02/20/how-to-practice-mindful-eating-using-the-hunger-scale/

BMI and weight assessment

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute calculator &  guidance https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm

Mind, Mood, Food and Movement

Laurel Mellin RD, PhD Brain Based Health (video) https://www.ebtconnect.net/science 

Intuitive Eating

Evelyn Trimbole RD, Intuitive Eating (book); 10 strategies

https://www.intuitiveeating.org/10-principles-of-intuitive-eating/ 

https://alissarumsey.com/intuitive-eating/best-intuitive-eating-podcasts/

Eating Disorder Recovery

Blogs  https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/blog/top-books-podcasts-recovery

App & Support

Noom  combining mindset, food and exercise tracking www.noom.com/

Moving Well

Yoga & mind-body practice

Hatha Yoga, Integral Yoga level 1 class

Integral Yoga all 8 limbs of yoga https://integralyoga.org/teachings/ 

Yoga for Strong Bones with Dr. Fishman MD 

Healthy Relationships

Couple and Marriage Relationships 

Harville Hendricks PhD, Helen Hunt PhD – Making a Pact to remove negativity (video)

The Science of Love TEDtalk with John Gottman PhD (video)

 

Emotionally Focused Therapy (book) by Sue Johnson, PhD, Hold me Tight, 2008

Psychobiological approach (book), Stan Tatkin, PsyD, Wired for Love, 2011

Imago Therapy (books) by Harville Hendricks, PhD and Helen Hunt PhD Getting the Love you Want, 1988; Keeping the Love you Find, 1993.

Children & Parenting

Dan Siegel MD, PhD 4 S’s and 3 P’s of Parenting

 

Additional Resources/Hotline Numbers

If you have immediate mental or physical health concerns

  • dial 911
  • go to an emergency room or
  • contact one of these resources depending on your need

 

National Domestic Violence Prevention
https://www.thehotline.org/ 

Shelter for Help in Emergency
https://www.shelterforhelpinemergency.org/

24/7 Crisis line
https://www.crisistextline.org/ 

National Suicide Prevention
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255

National Domestic Violence Prevention Hotline 1-800-799-7233
24/7 Crisis line 
text 741741 (US & Canada)