You Deserve to Thrive
Here's a collection of books, assessments, and handouts that will help you show up for yourself in powerful ways!
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Each of these books has given me powerful new insights. There's no best book to read (or best order to read them).
Poke around and see what resonates with where you are right now.
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Your mind and body are not separate entities, but intricate, interrelated systems. Your body has much to teach you about life.
The title of this book scared me off for a while. (It sounded too heavy and dry.) I'm so glad I dove in; there's a lot of learning inside.
This book gives you tools for talking about what matters to you and creating common understanding and respect. (Some people prefer Nonviolent Communication; I found value in each.)
Although this is written for adult children of alcoholics, the life skills taught are helpful to everyone. Simple, clear, and actionable. It's the small "how to be an adult" guide we all needed.
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Assessments and Handouts
Professional Quality of Life Scale
Wondering how to measure your current emotional state as it relates to your work? This standardized assessment is used for many helping professions (e.g., nurses, firefighters, etc.).
Person/Activity Fit Score, Sonja Lyubomirsky & Ken Sheldon
This tool looks at 12 categories of "happiness activities" and suggests which are more likely to work for you.
Six simple activities that will have powerful, positive ripple effects for your team when you commit to doing them at the end of each shift.
35 Life Lessons from Dogs
Dog are excellent teachers about what it means to live well and fully. Which of these lessons resonates most with you?
Wheel of Life Exploration
A tool for looking at several facets of your life to evaluate what's working well and what changes you'd like to make.
10 Ways to Recharge When You Don't Have Time to Take a Break
Ten simple, quick strategies that will boost your energy. And it's accompanied
Show up for yourself as powerfully as you do for others. You matter.
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