Resources from Not Just Me: Anxiety, depression, and learning to embrace your weird

Sun A

Sun Salutation A – images and descriptions for simple yoga sequence you can try at home

Dear Doctor – a letter you can fill out and take to your health professional, to help start the conversation about anxiety and/or depression

My to do list– a good reminder for me…

Meditation for people who can’t meditate: an eight minute guided meditation that I recorded while sitting in my closet

 

More resources

People that can help:

Expedition Balance – adventure healing for warriors. Non-profit committed to helping combat veterans who return home with emotional trauma regain their lives.

Cecily Armstrong – nutrition and transformation counseling, in person or online/by phone

 

Other books on anxiety/depression that I love:

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Anything by Brené Brown, specifically The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are and Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Anything by Sharon Salzberg, specifically Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation

Anything by Jon Kabat-Zinn, specifically Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

Anything by Pema Chödrön, specifically When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children by R. Reid Wilson

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety by Robert Duff PHD

The Mood Cure – Julia Ross

 

Online

Crisis Text Line www.crisistextline.org or text HOME to 741741

Anxiety and Depression Association of America www.adaa.org

Project UROK — www.ProjectUROK.org

Patients Like Me — www.patientslikeme.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness — Nami.org

Psychology Today (finding a therapist) https://therapists.psychologytoday.com

 

Guided meditation apps:

Insight Timer

Headspace

The Mindfulness App

Calm