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|The Fibromyalgia Network sustains|
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membership fees of $28 a year, but
they have an excellent ad-free website
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|Great resource for guided imagery|
|CDs and other helpful resources for |
body, mind, and spirit.
|Free 15 minute guided meditation|
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|I highly recommend Belleruth|
|Naparstek's guided imagery CDs!|
|A great website with lots of|
|information, including psychology |
basics, get help section, diagnosis
dictionary, and tests to take online.
|If you need to find a therapist, they|
|have a comprehensive listing of |
therapists in the United States.
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|Their website offers light therapy|
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books. They also offer information,
including research on light therapy.
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have a great website with an
extensive library of articles on health
concerns, alternative therapies, and
nutritional supplements. Dr. David
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|The most comprehensive, practical|
|self-help workbook on anxiety that I've |
|It includes a great chapter on health|
|conditions that may contribute to |
|Explains how depression, anxiety,|
|obsessiveness, anger, and |
impulsiveness could be related to
how specific structures in the brain
|Describes how each part of the brain|
|works and most importantly, gives |
practical suggestions for overcoming
problems related to these issues.
|Three step program for overcoming|
|depression through western science |
and eastern wisdom.
|Practical help, including specific diet|
|and exercise, for three types of |
depression; anxious depression,
agitated depression, and sluggish
|A good book by one of the developers|
|of solution-oriented therapy. |
|Practical help in breaking old|
|patterns, finding and using solutions, |
and shifting your attention.
|Good, practical techniques to|
|overcome fear and indecision.|
|The whole life grid in the "How Whole|
|is Your Whole Life" chapter is a useful |
tool for planning what you want your
life to look like when you don't know
where to start.
|The chapter, "Filling The Inner Void",|
|is useful in learning how the |
subconscious mind can sabotage
desires and gives useful tools to help
|An excellent, comprehensive resource|
|for caregivers. The author combines |
stories, including her own experiences
as a caregiver for her husband, a
thorough description of eight stages of
caregiving, research, and resources.
|This is one of the best books I've read|
|on caregiving and I wish I'd had this |
book when I became a caregiver.
|This book focuses on personality type|
|in helping people to discover their |
|I love using personality type|
|information and this book makes it |
easy and fun.
|This book is a great resource on|
|They have written many other|
|excellent books on career issues, but |
I especially like the ones on working
|A useful book written by two career|
|counselors from a Christian |
|Six assessments include: skills, core|
|work values, preferred roles, |
personality type, compelling interests,
and spiritual gifts.
|This is the job-hunters and career-|
|changers' bible. It is updated |
annually so the information is current.
|I used an early 1990's version of this|
|book. I found the exercises time |
consuming, but extremely thorough
|Health and Wellness
|Starting a Small Business
|SCORE is a wonderful resource for|
|people wanting help in starting their |
own small business. They are a
resource partner with the U.S. Small
|SCORE provides free online and|
|face-to-face business counseling, |
mentoring, and training.
|The official website for Dick Bolles,|
|the author of What Color is Your |
Parachute: A Practical Manual for Job-
Hunters and Career-Changers.
|This website includes lots of good|
|information; including career |
hunting, resumes, and more.
|I blog about caregiving issues on this|
|There are also topics such as|
|parenting and health issues by other |
|The website for The Family Caregiver|
|Alliance: National Center on |
Caregiving, providing caregiving
information, advice, and more.
|Excellent resources, including Family|
|Care Navigator, a free online guide for |
locating caregiver support programs.
|12741 Research Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78759
|3810 Medical Parkway
Austin, Texas 78756
|One is a series, this book is for|
|couples looking to improve their |
relationship by learning and using
each others' love language.
|Five love languages include words of|
|affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of |
service, and physical touch.
|Its a bestseller for a reason - it's got|
|great advice and it's easy to |
|I contributed a pearl to this book.|
|Based on reviews I've read online, it |
sounds like a great resource.
|An excellent resource, Dr. Amen|
|breaks down ADHD into 6 categories, |
explaining what parts of the brain are
affected and specific treatment for
|Treatment includes dietary changes,|
|supplements, physical exercise, |
environmental changes, and behavior
|The official website of Russell A.|
|Barkley, Ph.D., an authority in ADHD. |
|I went to one of Dr. Barkley's ADHD|
|workshops a few years ago and |
found it to be the most informative
workshop on the topic of ADHD that I
had ever attended.
|Lots of good information on his site,|
|especially the fact sheets.|
|Health and Wellness
|Help for depression, anxiety,|
|irritability, stress, emotional eating, |
|Individualized Mood Type|
|Questionnaire helps to determine |
what brain chemicals you might be
|Includes suggestions for nutrition,|
|sleep, amino acids, and other |
|A website published by a recovering|
|anxiety sufferer. |
|Lots of good, practical information on|
|anxiety, including symptoms, types, |
causes, and treatment.