Resources

Below, you will find a collection of our favorite wellness-related articles, books, and podcasts. Let us know if you have any ideas for resources to add to this list!

 

For Everyone:

 

“Affirm” (Podcast on Spotify)

  • Davia Roberts helps women of color to affirm their worth, value mental health, and seek wholeness.

 

“Building Better Mental Health”​ (Article)

  • 6 keys to improving mental health: social connection, staying active, managing stress, brain-healthy diet, quality sleep, purpose.

 

Coping with Quarantine​​ (Visual graphic)

  • Tips on handling quarantine during COVID-19

 

“Digital Wellness 101”​ (Article)

  • Tips for taking control of your life online 

 

“Eight Simple Steps to Increase Your Intellectual Wellness” (Article)

  • Tips for improving intellectual wellness​

 

“Emotional Wellness Toolkit” (Article)

  • 6 strategies for improving emotional wellness​

 

“Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health” (TEDx Talk)

  • Social media expert Bailey Parnell explains the unintended long-term consequences of social media on our mental health and offers solutions for creating a more positive online experience.

 

“Physical Wellness Toolkit” (Article)

  • 6 strategies for improving physical wellness

 

“Social Wellness Toolkit” (Article)

  • 6 strategies for improving social wellness​

 

“31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health” (Article)

  • Simple ways to improve mental health​

 

“101 Wellness Tips” (Article)

  • Social, Occupational, Physical, Spiritual, Intellectual, Financial, and Environmental Wellness​

 

For Students:

 

Brave, Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani (Book available on paperback, Audible, and Kindle)

  • Geared toward young women, this book helps girls shift from living a life hindered by a perfectionist mindset to living fearlessly.

 

“Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teens” (Article)

  • Physical Wellness tips 

 

“Teen Stress from a Teen Perspective” (TEDxTalk)

  • A simple experiment to discover what stresses high school students leads to disturbing results that soon become a story on their own. Michaela Horn shares her journey, results, and the alarming turn of events that unfolded.

 

“Teenager Therapy” (Podcast on Spotify)

  • Teens share their life experiences and provide advice for others in similar situations.

 

“TeenTalkB4Bed” (Podcast on Spotify)

  • Teenager Khushi Nigam shares tips on maintaining a positive outlook, finding your passion, maintaining wellness during quarantine, and more. 

 
For Parents:

 

“How to Raise Kids who can Overcome Anxiety” (TEDTalk)

  • Psychologist Anne Marie Albano explains how constantly rushing to fix a child's problems can perpetuate a lifelong cycle of dependence and resentment-- and shares why a healthy dose of risk helps kids cultivate lasting confidence.

 

 “Manic Mommies The Teen Years” (Podcast on Spotify)

  • Kristin and Erin- two moms of teens- share their experiences as mothers and offer advice to those also struggling with parenting.

 

“Quaranteenagers: Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters” (Article)

  • Parenting advice during the COVID-19 era of quarantine

 

The Social Media Handbook: An Adult Guide to the Digital Life of a Teen by Adam Brooks (Book available on paperback and Kindle)

  • Tips and tricks to use social media as a positive tool to benefit our families and communities

 

Social Media Wellness by Ana Homayoun (Book available on paperback, Audible, and Kindle)

  • Offers strategies for parents and educators to help teens maintain digital wellness

 

“Wellbeing and Nutrition from Victoria Obermaier” (Podcast on Spotify)

  • Victoria- a mom to three teens- shares nutrition and mindset strategies.