Here are a few resources which I like and you may find helpful. It is by no means exhaustive and you may find your own useful resources. None of these is a substitute for therapy but may support you on your way.

 

Relationships

Getting the Love you Want, A guide for couples, by Harville Hendrix

The 5 Love Languages, The secret to love that lasts, by Gary Chapman

 

Overwhelm

The Highly Sensitive Person, How to thrive when the world overwhelms you, by Elaine Aron

 

Grief

Good Grief Rituals, by Elaine Childs-Gowell

The Wild Edge of Sorrow, Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief, by Francis Weller

 

Racial Trauma

My Grandmother’s Hands, Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending our Hearts and Bodies, by Resmaa Menakem

Free Racialized Trauma course, Cultural Somatics Institute

 

Somatic practices

Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen on YouTube

Focusing Resources Online Library from Ann Weiser Cornell

 

Trauma

Janina Fisher’s Psychoeducational Trauma Flip Charts

Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma, by Peter Levine and Ann Frederick

A Beginner’s Guide to Polyvagal Theory by Deb Dana (pdf)

 

Activism

Embodied Activism, Rae Johnson

Dos and Don’ts for Activists, Climate Psychology Alliance

 

Climate change, eco-anxiety, land connection

Climate Psychology Alliance handbook

Songs from the book, Farming While Black

 

Self-Care

12 Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself