Help During COVID -19

Top tips for looking after mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 and beyond - Mental Health Foundation of NZ:

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/covid-19/top-tips-to-get-through/

Resiliency in the Face of COVID-19: A Busy Parent’s Guide - Anne Evans-Cazier LCSW:
http://www.resilientchild.com/resiliency-in-the-face-of-covid-19-a-busy-parents-guide/

Real-time Resilience Strategies for Coping with Coronavirus. - Dr Lucy Hone & Dr Denise Quinlan, Conference Convenors of WENZ and Co-Directors of the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience:

https://nziwr.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/NZIWR_Real-time_Resilience_Coping_with_Coronavirus.pdf

Ways for Couples to Connect during Sheltering in Place - by Stacey Lee from The Couples institute:

https://couplesinstitutecounseling.com/ways-for-couples-to-connect-during-sheltering-in-place/

 

Articles

 

Resources

Stepping Stones to Intimacy

Pulling Together: 10 Rules for High Performance Teamwork: (Geese)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmjqHWYg5_Q

What Does It Take to Be a Shen Yun Dancer?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjSwMxnmLrM

The Story of the Chinese Farmer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OX0OARBqBp0&vl=en

Animation on Empathy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evwgu369Jw&list=PLmHmICyEzbjZELowSuV5_mM6Xv1kJ_wDc

The Five Languages of Love
http://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/communication-and-conflict/learn-to-speak-your-spouses-love-language/understanding-the-five-love-languages

The language of love quiz
http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=whats-your-love-langugae

The Couples Institute

http://www.couplesinstitute.com/couples-blog

Four Horseman of the Apocalypse – Dr John Gottman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o30Ps-_8is

Gottman Card Deck: Improve Your Relationship – The Gottman Institute.

A fun app for couples to explore helpful questions, statements, and ideas.14 card decks with more than 1,000 flashcards.

Free to download from the App store.

 

Making Marriage Work | Dr. John Gottman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKTyPgwfPgg

 

Books

Tell Me No Lies: How to Stop Lying to your Partner and Yourself in the 4 Stages of Marriage – Ellyn Bader Ph.D & Peter Pearson Ph.D.

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful - Janis Abrahms Spring Ph.D.

 

The 5 Love Languages: The secret to Love That Lasts - Gary Chapman

Intimacy & Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship – David Schnarch Ph.D

Staying in Love – Robyn Salisbury to purchase direct www.sextherapy.co.nz
 

Come as you are: The Surprising New Science That will Transform Your Sex Life – Emily Nagoski Ph.D.
 

The New Male Sexuality: The Truth about Men, Sex and Pleasure – Bernie Zilbergeld, Ph.D.
 

Wired for Love: How Understanding Your Partner’s Brain Can Help you Defuse Conflict and Spark Intimacy – Stan Tatkin
 

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity – Esther Perel

Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving & Thriving with the Self-Absorbed – Wendy Behary

 

TED Talks

The Power of Vulnerability - Brene Brown

https://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en

 

Listening to Shame – Brene Brown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psN1DORYYV0

 

Rethinking Infidelity.. a Talk for Anyone Who has Ever Loved - Esther Perel

https://www.ted.com/talks/esther_perel_rethinking_infidelity_a_talk_for_anyone_who_has_ever_loved

 

Secrets of Long Term Desire – Esther Perel
https://www.ted.com/talks/esther_perel_the_secret_to_desire_in_a_long_term_relationship

InRelationship Therapy with Perry King