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Larry recommends these self-help resources:
Anam Cara: Spiritual Wisdom from the Celtic World
When St Patrick came to Ireland in the 5th century AD, he discovered Christians worshiped one God, the Celts had many and found divinity all around them. The ancient Celtic reverence for the spirit in all things survives today. Now, Irish poet and scholar John O'Donohue shares with secrets of this ancient world. Using authentic Irish prayers and blessings, he reveals the treasures that lie hidden within your own soul and the 'secret divinity' in your relationships. Click here to purchase.
The Anger Control Workbook by Mathew McKay, Ph.D. and Peter Rogers, Ph. D.
The Anger Control Workbook offers a new, effective approach to anger control that gives you the tools to manage anger in your day-to-day life. You’ll understand how anger affects all areas of your life—physically and emotionally. This workbook shows you how to practice new coping behaviors that allow you to gain control in anger-stimulating situations. Techniques are in a step-by-step format, including exercises and worksheets. It’s arranged to make it easy to put together a program tailored to your obstacles and triggers. Click here to purchase
Divorce Busting: A Step-by-Step Approach to Making Your Marriage Loving Again
In this book, Michele Weiner-Davis gives effective advice on preventing divorce and how couples can stay together. Using marriage-enriching, divorce-preventing techniques, can be used if only one spouse participates, Weiner-Davis shows readers how to leave the past behind and set attainable goals, strategies for identifying problem-solving behavior that works—and how to make changes last, methods for breaking unproductive patterns shows readers in pain that working it out is better than getting out. To purchase, click here
The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage
Rescue your marriage with the proven techniques of The Divorce Remedy—sound, sensible advice from a renowned relationship expert!Michele Weiner-Davis wrote this empowering and encouraging guide for revitalizing marriage and building stronger, more loving bonds. Weiner-Davis outlines a realistic, solution-oriented seven-step program for managing marital problems, using revealing anecdotes and in-depth case studies, she illustrates practical ways for marriage partners to avoid the “divorce trap”, identify specific marriage-saving goals, become an expert on “doing what works”, overcome infidelity, Internet obsessions, depression, sexual problems, and midlife crises. To purchase, click here
Fire Road: The Napalm Girl’s Journey through the Horrors of War to Faith, Forgiveness, and Peace By Kim Phuc Phan Thi
Get out! Run! We must leave this place! They are going to destroy this whole place! Go, children, run first! Go now! These were the final shouts nine year-old Kim Phuc heard before her world dissolved into flames―before napalm bombs fell from the sky, burning away her clothing and searing deep into her skin. It’s a moment forever captured, as an iconic image that has come to define the horror and violence of the Vietnam War. Kim survived the pain of her body ablaze, but how could she possibly survive the pain of her devastated soul? Fire Road is the true story of how she found he answer in a God who suffered Himself; a Savior who truly understood and cared about the depths of her pain. Fire Road is a story of horror and hope, a harrowing tale of a life changed in an instant―and the power and resilience that can only be found in the power of God’s mercy and love. To purchase click here.
Getting the Love You Want Workbook
Harville Hendrix with his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, published Getting the Love You Want. The book introduces their Imago Relationship Therapy, a unique healing process for couples, prospective couples, and parents. Doctors Hendrix and Hunt aid couples in their plight for more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships into lasting sources of love and companionship.
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GRIEF SHARE: Your Journey From Mourning to Joy
The GriefShare participant workbook contains a 13-week video note-taking section, a daily personal Bible study, a weekly journaling and "grief work" section, insights from prominent Christian leaders, helpful articles, Scripture tear-out cards, and a gospel presentation. To purchase, click here.
Healing from Infidelity: The Divorce Busting® Guide to Rebuilding Your Marriage After an Affair
The feelings of discovering a spouse has been unfaithful leave the one shocked, devastated and overwhelmed, couples often hit stalemates as they struggle to get past intense emotional pain, mistrust, resentment and never-ending arguments about the betrayal. Weiner-Davis offers a step-by-step program to help readers deal with traumatic feelings after the discovery, respond to questions about the affair, talking about intense emotions without arguing, end the affair, overcome flashbacks and painful memories, rebuild trust and accountability, find forgiveness and reconnect sexually. Click here to purchase
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Dr Marc Weissbluth
A Step-by-Step Program for a Good Night's Sleep
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How to Help Your Spouse Heal From Your Affair: A Compact Manual for the Unfaithful
How to Help Your Spouse Heal from Your Affair offers advice for those who've strayed and want a second chance. How to avoid the potholes that doom marriages after affairs, 15 essential steps for repair after betrayal. Click here to purchase.
Making Marriage Simple: Ten Relationship-Saving Truths
Making Marriage Simple is the accessible, essential road map to building a strong marriage in the modern world. Bestselling authors Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt formulate ten essential truths they have learned creating a successful and satisfying relationship. Each chapter introduces a simple truth—such as “a frustration is a wish in disguise,” “incompatibility is grounds for marriage,” or “conflict is growth trying to happen”—then walks couples through effective exercises to help them apply each truth in life, every day. Click here to purchase.
The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-Week Program to Free Yourself from Depression and Emotional Distress
Imagine an 8-week program that has been tested and proven effective, can help you overcome depression, anxiety, and stress--by learning new ways to respond to your own thoughts and feelings. The expert authors introduce mindfulness practices to try each week, plus reflection questions, tools for keeping track of progress, and helpful comments. Guided meditations are provided on the accompanying MP3 CD and are also available as audio downloads. Note: The MP3 CD can be played on CD players (only those marked "MP3-enabled") as well as on most computers. Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award. Click here to purchase.
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Move Through Depression and Create a Life Worth Living
What if depression could lead to positive change? Written by Kirk Strosahl and Patricia Robinson, this revised edition of The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression includes updated research on self-compassion, mindfulness, and neuroscience to help you live a more meaningful life. Depression can damage relationships, cause problems at work, lead to substance abuse, and make it more difficult to overcome physical illnesses. You may feel scared to reach out for help, or you may avoid your feelings. But know there are leffective ways to overcome depression, one day at a time. Using the skills outlined in this book, you’ll be able to work through your depression, experience greater peace and well-being, and go on to create a better life. To purchase, click here.
Positive Addiction by William Glasser
Positive Addiction shows readers how to gain strength and self-esteem through positive behavior. Click here to purchase.
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook details step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an overstimulated world. This workbook, highly regarded by therapists and their clients, remains the go-to source for stress reduction strategies. This new edition is updated with relaxation techniques proven treatment methods, including progressive relaxation, self-hypnosis, visualization, mindfulness and acceptance therapy. You'll explore your stress triggers and symptoms, and create a personal plan for stress reduction. Each chapter features a method for relaxation and stress reduction, explains why the method works, and provides on-the-spot exercises you can do to apply that method when you feel stressed. The result is a workbook that will help you to reduce stress and cultivate a more peaceful life. Click here to purchase.
A Whimiscal and Fanciful Coloring Book for Adults
"A Whimsical and Fanciful Coloring Book for Adults" is a collection of original drawings by Joseph Copeland. His coloring book for adults contains drawings for adults and there are drawings that can be enjoyed by the entire family. He and his wife Yvonne Copeland, a licensed Social Worker, were collaborators of the book. The book can be a tool for stress relief for adults who use art as a mechanism to relax. It also has pictures that can be used as a fun activity for the entire family. The book contains 40 original drawings. All drawings are printed on separate pages of the book so completed art can be framed. This book should provide many hours of coloring pleasure! Click here to purchase.
101 Reasons to Avoid Ritalin Like the Plague
This book captures the pivotal decision to put a child on Ritalin or medications. There are many physical and psychological side-effects never mentioned to the parent who is seeking help or being pressured by the school to do something about their child's behavior or poor performance at school. This book advocates for the parent to have full disclosure regarding medications. Most doctors get information from pharmaceutical companies that have an interest in selling medications. The message to the child is "neither you, nor your teacher, nor your parents, nor the doctor can handle you, it scares us and we need to make it go away. The author discovered a simple, reliable way to help convert a child's intensity into his source of greatness. To purchase, click here.
This site offers free Learning Guides, Online Courses, College Readiness Prep, and Test Prep that balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous materials to help students understand why they should care. Schmoop also offers helpful information on life after high school through its Careers and College 101 sections. All of the original content on the site is written by teachers and experts in each field, and the editorial team is made up of PhDs and teachers from top institutions.
College Source Online
This resource links to college and university websites across the country, with full-text access to their catalogs.
Learning Express Library College Preparation Center
Learning Express Library is is your online source for test preparation. Improve your scores on the GED, ACT, GMAT, SAT, ASVAB, AP exams, lots of professional examinations, and much more!
MeL (Michigan eLibrary) Teens
This resource gives you access to the best pre-planning college guides, practice exams, and scholarships. It also can help you locate homework help, good reads, and information about other issues that may impact your life.
College Affordability Guide
Find affordable colleges by state as well as by subject. This site also includes information about choosing and paying for college.
B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
In 1996, B.J. Pinchbeck started building a collection of helpful homework sites. Today, his collection includes more than 700 links for everything from math to P.E. More than 10,000 people visit each day.
A K-12 educational and homework portal.
Discovery Education Classroom Resources
Discovery Education Classroom Resources offers links to many other tools to help you study, games to challenge your mind, and tons of great clip art to use.
Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library is a non-profit, largely student-run website at Drexel University. Visitors can ask a reference question. Volunteer librarians and graduate students in library and information science form collections and answer questions. The digital collections on the site where divided into five broad categories, and include Resources by Subject, Newspapers & Magazines, Special Collections Created by the ipl2, and special collections for Kids and Teens.
Browse questions asked by others and answered by subject tutors, or check out the lessons and videos for free. Other materials require signing up.
Improve your math skills interactively.
Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond. Includes online calculators and tools, and games to use and improve your math skills.
Check out the online graphing calculator at this link, and look elsewhere on coolmath.com for lessons and help on pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and more.
Ask Dr. Math
The ultimate experts answer those tough math questions.
Language Arts Help
The OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue
Guides you through every stage of the writing process and then tells how you to cite everything once you’re done.
Sparknotes.com: No Fear Shakespeare
Read the No Fear Shakespeare editions of Shakespeare’s plays here: the original text is presented with a modern translation. Look elsewhere on sparknotes.com for plot synopses and analyses of hundreds of books!
Literature summaries of many classical books, plus information about the author’s life, historical contexts, and suggestions for further reading.
Read Write Think
Use these tools and games to sharpen your language skills.
Theoi Project: Greek Mythology
A site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.
Science Review Games
Computer games like football and Deal or No Deal help you review science topics.
How Products are Made
Information about manufactured items and biographies of inventors.
Background information on science topics in today’s news.
What Tree is That?
Use the online version at the bottom of the page to identify trees by leaf, fruit, or name.
Social Studies Help
PBS NewsHour Extra
Current events updates written for students.
B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper: Social Studies
Go here not just for general history and geography information, but also for links about politics and elections, and a huge section on maps and flags.
This homepage includes a folder for each state.
Eyewitness accounts of early American exploration and settlement.
Best of History Web Sites
Choose any time period from pre-history to current day.
Library of Congress Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies
This includes a timeline of presidents and first ladies.
Printable outline maps of the United States.