Self Care

What Helped Me

I know what it’s like to feel sad, anxious or just plain blah. 🙁

Click below for ideas on what to feel better fast and to explore some of the resources that helped me along the way.

Feel Better Now

If just the thought of taking that next step seems too hard, why not take a tiny one? Click here for ways to feel better now.

Resources from Lori

Book: Feeling Good: The New Mood

I was prescribed this book when I was diagnosed with depression. The author has an 80% recovery rate for even his most severe patients when using this approach in combination with therapy and medication. For those of you afraid of…

Book: Time Cure

This book was a game-changer for me. I talk about it in the play. Essentially, the author has discovered that recovery from trauma is directly related to the story you tell yourself and about yourself. When you think about your…

Book: The Artist’s Way

If you are a creative person looking for support, The Artist’s Way is an incredible resource. It’s chock full of amazing tools, such as “anger is your friend, it’s not a very nice friend, but it’s a very loyal one.”…

Book: The Game of Life

The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn – a healer from the 1930s and 40’s! She has a religious tone to her work, but if that’s not your thing, just look at it as…

Mindvalley Meditation

I am NOT good at meditating where you just breathe and don’t think. I do better when someone is guiding me. This website has a TON of resources for guided meditations on every topic from abundance to healing old wounds. …

Brene Brown’s Ted Talk: The Power of Vulnerability.

The authority on courage and vulnerability. Her whip-smart unassailable facts are combined with homespun honest anecdotes and that illuminated key ideas and and continue to inspire me.   

Yoga with Adriene

If yoga feels like a chore vs. fun, may I suggest Yoga with Adrienne. There are tons of easy videos, and Adrienne is super chill. She also has an adorable dog, Benji, who joins in the fun. FREE resource!

Resources from Others

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Crisis Text Line
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Lifeline Hotline
Home Page for Mental Illness Poscast
Podcast: Mental Illness Happy Hour
home page for website The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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