Relaxation: resources to reduce stress

How Diet Can Save Your Mental Health with Professor Felice Jacka

A podcast where Dr Chaterjee interviews Felice Jacka about the role of diet and mental health. There is also a comprehensive list of resources to dig deeper into this important area.


How to make stress your friend

Kelly McGonigal talks about the benefits of making stress your friend. It turns stress from a negative experience into the same effects on your body as having courage. This is definitely worth 12 minutes of your time.

Mental fitness training guide

A very useful booklet from Calm about developing mental fitness based on courage, confidence, composure, clarity, and creativity, the 5 Cs of mental strength we need to cultivate happier, healthier, and more rewarding lives. The booklet contains 13 exercises to develop the 5Cs.

Transcendental Meditation

The Transcendental Meditation Trust

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is uniquely simple, effortless and natural – a silent use of a mantra (or sound) which brings results more quickly and profoundly than effort or control. By allowing the mind the freedom to be still, the body gains very deep rest, and releases accumulated stress.

Managing Stress

The Mindfulness Approach

NHS Mindfulness

Authentic Happiness

https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. Here you can learn about Dr Martin Seligman's work on Positive Psychology through readings, videos, research, surveys, opportunities and more. See especially the section on resources at https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/resources and the free evidence-based questionnaires at https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/testcenter.