Books and Articles
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children by Dr. Wendy Mogel
This book is being read and discussed by Jewish parents and non-Jewish parents alike. Dr. Mogel reminds us of the power of family and togetherness. She also challenges all of us parents to let our children learn without always racing in to their rescue.
Mindset: The new psychology of success by Carol S. Dweck Ph.D
A simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. How success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. A book for both parents and teens.
Mindfulness and Stress Reduction:
Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn: The first of six videos to introduce you to Mindfulness.
The Headspace Guide to Mindfulness and Meditation by Andy Puddicombe: a companion to the Headspace APP.
Quiet the mind, feel less stressed, less tired, and achieve a new level of calm and fulfillment in just en minutes a day.
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
Partnership Parenting, by Marsha Kline Pruett and Kyle Pruett
This is a useful book that discusses the importance of as well as the complexities of co-parenting.
Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed
This book is wonderfully written. Dr. Siegel and Mrs. Hartzell encourage us to look within ourselves, and our own stories, in order to form deeper connections with our children.
M E N T A L H E A L T H R E S O U R C E S
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - www.afsp.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) -www.nami.org
Anxiety and Depression Association of America - www.adaa.org
EMDR International Association - www.emdria.org
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7 Confidential)
National Institute of Mental Health
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN) - www.rainn.org
Addiction and Recovery Services:
Alcoholics Anonymous, 212-870-3400
Cocaine Anonymous (CA), 800-347-8998
Adult Children of Alcoholics, 310.534-1815
Narcotics Anonymous www.na.org
Nar-Anon (friends and Family of addiction)
Eating Disorders Anonymous -www.eatingdisordersanonymous.org
Survivors of Incest Anonymous - www.siawso.org
Codependents Anonymous - coda.org
Recovering Couples Anonymous,
Sex Addicts Anonymous -
Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous - http://slaalosangeles.org
Gamblers Anonymous - www.gamblersanonymous.org
Overeaters Anonymous -
Debtors Anonymous - www.debtorsanonymous.org
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