Recommended Resources Not by Dr. Rick Blum
Dr. Buckley’s Self-Help Book Blog: In this monthly blog, psychologist Elizabeth Buckley reviews notable contributions to the field of personal development. With her engaging and insightful writing style, she will make you aware of the best books dealing with self-help and psychotherapy.
“The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls; memoir of the author’s both managing and overcoming a severely challenging childhood. The memoir models awareness (as opposed to guilt or blame) as a vehicle to both acknowledge and free oneself from the past. Amazon page.
Development of Responsibility and Discipline of Children: Jim Fay’s “Love and Logic” site.
Deborah Tannen’s books on gender communication, such as You Just Don’t Understand (relationships) and Talking from 9 to 5 (work)
The Secret to Getting What You Want: 10 Steps to Teen Success. Amazon page on Lee Stein’s book.
The movie, The Kid, Amazon page.
Arthur Kurzweil’s Blog on the wisdom of Adin Steinsaltz.
The cartoon, Lambert the Sheepish Lion, YouTube page.
Brain Imaging of the “stress-regress” on p. 164 of The Emotional Brain by Joseph Ledoux, amazon page.
Lyrics to the song, “Both Sides Now”