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Resource Guide

deeper dive respond to stress

For A Deeper Dive Into Healthful and Wise Ways to Respond To Stress

  • Community Resiliency Model (Trauma Resource Institute):  iCHILL App and iCHILL Website

This  excellent free app (or it can be accessed online) leads you through 6 wellness skills  (tracking, resourcing, grounding, gesturing, help now, and shift/stay) after experiencing stress or trauma. It includes a simple and understandable explanation as to why balancing the nervous system is so important. It also describes how these skills are effective ways to help reset and balance our stressed out nervous system, which in turn helps grow our resilience and helps us feel better. 

  • Greater Good Science Center: Monthly Calendar (Day-by-Day Guide to Well-Being)

  • Mindfulness Daily: 40-Day Training in Mindfulness Meditation with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach (Free access during COVID)

  • The Resilience Summit With Rick Hanson: The Science of Lasting Well-Being in a Changing World (Online 5-Day Event)

online events

Free online Community Gatherings and Events 

  • Cambridge Health Alliance Center for Mindfulness and Compassion: Community Practice (3 Daily Including Weekly POC, Spanish, Portugese)

  • Center for Mindful Self-Compassion:  Multiple Daily Meditations Including Weekly BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and Spanish

  • Dan Harris: (10 Percent Happier) Live Sanity Break: (Weekdays 12 Noon PST)

  • Dan Siegel (Mindsight Institute): PePP (Personal Experience, Planetary Pandemic) Talk and Gathering (Fridays 1pm PST)

  • Center for Mindful Self-Compassion:  Multiple Daily Meditations Including Weekly BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and Spanish

  • Mindful@Home Guided Meditations (Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays 12 Noon PST)

  • Mindful Leader: Meditate Together (24 Hours/Day, Weekdays, 30-Minute Sessions Starting Every Hour, Supported by 100+ Volunteers Worldwide)

  • Lynne McTaggart: Weekly Live Global Intentions and Healing (Wednesdays 9am PST)

  • Rick Hanson: Weekly Meditations  (Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm PST)

  • Tara Brach: Weekly Talk and Guided Meditations (Wednesdays 4:30pm PST)

  • UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness (Multiple Daily Mindfulness / Compassion / Breathing Sessions to Reduce Anxiety

general resources, websites

General Resources and Websites

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

  • Center for Mindful Self-Compasion

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • Eden Energy Medicine

  • Greater Good Science Center

  • Health Journeys

  • Linda Graham: Resources for Recovering Resilience


  • National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM)

  • Nursing License Map 2020 Mental Health Resource List 

  • The Tapping Solution

  • Tara Brach

parents and kids

Resources for Parents and Kids

  • Goldie Hawn's MindUP Children's Foundation "Brain Break" Exercises On Mindfulness/Meditation App Insight Timer

  • Mindful Schools: 10 Free Online Mindfulness Classes for Kids and Adults (Especially Grades K-5)

  • Stop, Breathe, and Think Kids: Mindful Games Free App (Ages 5-10) (Susan Kaiser Greenland)

  • The Tapping Solution App: Free COVID-19 Anxiety Relief and Calming Body/Mind for Sleep (for Parents and Kids of All Ages)

  • Yoga Ed.: Online Yoga and Mindfulness Classes for Children (Ages 3-12) and Adults

  • CDC COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit

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"When the crowded Vietnamese refugee boats met with storms or pirates, if everyone panicked all would be lost. But if even one person on the boat remained calm and centered, it was enough. It showed the way for everyone to survive."

--Thich Nhat Hanh, Teacher of Mindfulness, Global Ethics and Peace


More Parenting Resources Coming Soon!

teens resources

Resources For Teens

  • Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (IBME) COVID-19 Resources and Support for Teens

  • IBME Weedkay Live Meditations (Geared Towards Teens and Open to All Ages)

  • IBME Mindful Weekend 90-Minute Workshops (Supported by UCLA)

  • Screenagers Anxiety and Depression Resources for Teens

  • The Tapping Solution App: Tapping for Coronavirus Stress/Anxiety Relief for Teens

  • Yoga Ed.: Online Yoga and Mindfulness Classes for Teens

guides to wellbeing duing covid

Helpful Resource Guides to Well-Being During COVID 

  • American Psychological Association COVID-19 Information and Resources

  • American Psychological Association Help Center and Resources

  • Greater Good Science Center's Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus

  • Sounds True Resilience in Challenging Times

  • Ten Percent Happier Coronavirus Sanity Guide

sleep resources

Resources For Getting A Good Night's Sleep

  • Community Wisdom On Sleep:  A Valuable and Inspiring Collection of Sleep Tips and Suggestions From Hundreds of People Who've Tried Everything -- Gathered By Psychologist, Author, and Meditation Teacher Tara Brach



More Sleep Resources Coming Soon!

mental health resources

Seeking Professional Help For Anxiety And Depression?

Mental health issues are becoming increasingly common during this time of great stress and uncertainty. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety, stress, or depression and your usual coping strategies are no longer working, please know that help is available:

Finding Mental Health Resources (American Psychological Association)

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