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 – I encourage you to look. None of these is a substitute for therapy but may support you on your way.


High Sensitivity and Overwhelm

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

Unapologetically Sensitive podcast from the US

Surviving and Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person from the Therapy Chat podcast

Guided Focusing for dealing with overwhelm


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

Betty Martin’s Wheel of Consent videos


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

Guided Focusing practices from The International Focusing Institute

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)


Social Justice/Activism

Embodied Activism, Rae Johnson