Stress Tool Kit and Resources



Stress and Anxiety


  • Books / Self-Help

    • The Stress & Anxiety Workbook
    • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook by Martha Davis, Elizabeth Eshelman and Matthew McKay
    • The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne
    • The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns
    • The End of Stress: Four Steps to Rewire Your Brain by Don Joseph Goewey



Depression and Managing Moods


  • Books/Self-Help

    • The Mindful Way Through Depression by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression by Kirk Strosahl & Patricia Robinson
    • The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, et al
    • The Feeling Good Handbook by David Burns
    • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger, Christine Padesky
    • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness by Kay Redfield Jamison
    • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide by David Miklowitz
    • 10 Days to Self-Esteem by David Burns
    • Get Out Of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes
    • Thoughts and Feelings: Taking Control of Your Moods & Your Life by Matthew McKay, Martha Davis and Patrick Fanning



  • Apps

    • Mood 24/7 (a free app developed at John Hopkins University that can be used to track your daily mood)


Mindfulness, Meditation and Self-Compassion Resources


  • Books/Self-Help

    • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes
    • The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are by Daniel J. Siegel
    • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Getting Unstuck by Pema Chodron
    • Happier by Tal Ben-Shahar
    • Lovingkindness by Sharon Salzberg
    • The Mindful Brain by Daniel J. Siegel
    • Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel
    • The Neurobiology of "We": How Relationships, the Mind, and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Sounds True Audio Learning Course) by Daniel J. Siegel
    • Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
    • A Path with Heart by Jack Kornfield
    • Peace is Every Step by Thick Nhat Hanh
    • Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha by Tara Brach
    • The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown





Social Anxiety


  • Books/Self-Help

    • The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook: Proven, Step-by-Step Techniques for Overcoming Your Fear by Martin M. Antony and Richard Swinson
    • Shyness by Philip Zimbardo
    • Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety and Phobia by Barbara Markway, C. Allec Pollard, Teresa Flynn and Cheryl Carmin
    • The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Free Yourself from Fear and Reclaim Your Life by Jan Fleming, Nancy Kocovski, and Zindel Segal



Imposter Syndrome & Other Graduate Student Resources