Be kind to yourself - Resources to check-out

Dear SMU Community

You and your needs are important too. Brighten your day and check-out the curated selection of resources in support of the SMU Mental Health Awareness Week. For more titles visit the Kind To Yourself book display on Level 2 of Li Ka Shing Library now through 1 November 2019.

Title / Author 

The gift of imperfection: let go of who you think you're supposed to be and embrace who you are / C. Brené Brown

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF575.S37 B76 2010

Daring greatly: how the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent, and lead / C. Brené Brown

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   BF575.A85 B76 2012

The life-changing manga of tidying up : a magical story / Marie Kondō

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   TX321 .K67513 2017

Trauma stewardship an everyday guide to caring for self while caring for others / Lipsky, Laura van Dernoot


The happiness project : or, why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun / Gretchen Craft

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF575.H27 R83 2011

Exercise for mood and anxiety proven strategies for overcoming depression and enhancing well-being / Michael W. Otto and Jasper A. J Smits


Help yourself towards mental health / Courtenay Young


Rewire : change your brain to break bad habits, overcome addictions, conquer self-destructive behavior / Richard O'Connor

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   RC569.5.S45 O33 2014

Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, and me : a graphic memoir / Ellen Forney

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PN6727.F678 M37 2012

Furiously happy : a funny book about horrible things / Jenny Lawson

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PN4874.L285 A3 2017

Hyperbole and a half : unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened / Allie Brosh

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   PN6727.B7568 H96 2013

The upside of stress : why stress is good for you, and how to get good at it / Kelly McGonigal

Li Ka Shing Library   Lifestyle Collection Level 2   BF575.S75 M394 2016

Black dogs and blue words - Depression and gender in the age of self-care / Kimberly K. Emmons


The alchemy of self healing a revolutionary 30-day plan to change how you relate to your body and health / Jeannine Wiest


Change your mind, change your health : 7 ways to harness the power of your brain to achieve true well-being / Anne Marie Ludovici-Connolly


Brilliant stress management how to manage stress in any situation / Mike Clayton


Resilience how to cope when everything around you keeps changing / Liggy Webb


Mayday! asking for help in times of need / Klaver, M. Nora


Stressaholic : 5 steps to transform your relationship with stress / Hanna Heidi


Happiness and goodness : philosophical reflections on living well / Steven M. Cahn author and Christine Vitrano


Happiness explained what human flourishing is and what we can do to promote it / Paul Anand


You can be happy the scientifically proven way to change how you feel / Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman


Self-care for college students : From orientation to graduation, 150+ easy ways to stay happy, healthy, and stress-free / Julia Dellitt


Make yourself cozy: A guide for practicing self-care / Katie Vaz


Whole person caring : an interprofessional model for healing and wellness / Lucia Thornton


The free-time formula : finding happiness, focus, and productivity no matter how busy you are / Jeff Sanders


The happiness of pursuit : finding the quest that will bring purpose to your life / Chris Guillebeau

Li Ka Shing Library   Books Level 4   BF505.G6 G85 2014 & e-Book

Leisure’s Legacy: Challenging the Common Sense View of Free Time / Robbert A. Stebbins