Self-Compassion

  • Excellent website with videos and articles. This is a great place to start: 

http://selfcompassion.net/


Anxiety

  • National Institute for Mental Health site with symptoms, description, and resources: 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml

  • This is a fun, useful perspective about social anxiety: 

http://waitbutwhy.com/2014/06/taming-mammoth-let-peoples-opinions-run-life.html


Bipolar Disorder

  • National Institute for Mental Health site with symptoms, description, and resources: 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/bipolar-disorder/index.shtml


Grief

  • Good general article with resources: 

http://www.helpguide.org/articles/grief-loss/coping-with-grief-and-loss.htm


Depression

  • National Institute for Mental Health site with symptoms, description, and resources: 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml


Online Support Groups and Hotlines

  • This site has support groups for all kinds of issues: 

https://www.dailystrength.org


  • This forum for anxiety has ads, but ignore them and read the posts: 

http://anxietyforum.net/forum/forum.php?s=35b60c84b197d9d28b4b53cbaa579742


  • Online chat and 24/7 phone support by the National Sex Abuse Hotline: 

https://www.rainn.org/index.php


  • Crisis text line/ this is a great site that provides free, confidential, 24/7 support: 

http://www.crisistextline.org/how-it-works/



General

  • Inspirational article about motivation and loving yourself: 

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/09/self-mastery-getting-things-done-for-free-spirits/

  • Psychotherapy Networker has great articles, with a new issue every month:

https://www.psychotherapynetworker.org/magazine/current


  • ​​Nice short article explaining how self-confidence and self-compassion are linked:

https:​//trans4mind.com/counterpoint/index-happiness-wellbeing/shafer17.shtml



Guided Meditation

  • ​This is a review of several meditation apps:

​​http://www.healthline.com/health/anxiety/top-iphone-android-apps#4