Thanks for your interest in learning more connected to the Toward
Thriving keynote/workshop. Below you will find a list of the books that I mentioned and some videos as well. I even included some I didn’t mention directly. If you are interested in a bit of a deeper dive on content briefly mentioned you can scroll through my posts related to this topic which are compiled at this link.
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The Science of Gratitude
Top 5 Most Recommended Books**
5 Lessons from The Book of Joy
8 Tips on the Neuroscience of Learning
4 Lessons from Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
Happiness = Pleasure + Meaning
3 Lessons from Mindsight by Daniel Siegel
5 Levels of Celebrations and Gratitude
Curiosity, Certainty, & Control
The New Science of Positive Psychology and Developing Individuals and Communities
Neuroscience of Transformation
Success Strategies: Research Proven Strategies to Being a Smashing Success
7 Tips for Making Commitments in the New Year
Keith’s Toward Thriving Guided Meditation Videos
Mindsight author Daniel Siegel sharing the hand model of the brain we discussed.
One of the keys to helping others with their transformations is understanding the concept of neuroplasticity.
Here is a short snippet on vulnerability and leadership.
Here is a short summary of
Mindsight by Daniel Siegel.
The story of the Golden Buddha from
Finding Joe. What armor have you put on to keep you safe, that is no longer serving you well and is keeping your best self from shining through?
Here’s a video version of my story on shifting perspectives from a keynote at NODA.
The most common questions I get are about meditation. This is the simplest and succinct explanation I have seen. If you are interested in more here are some
meditation tools and resources as well. Books Referenced
Achor, S. (2010). The happiness advantage: The seven principles of positive psychology that fuel success and performance at work. New York: Broadway Books.
Ben-Shahar, T. (2007). Happier: Learn the secrets to daily joy and lasting fulfillment. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Brach, T. (2004). Radical acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha. New York: Bantam Books.
Bstan ʼdzin rgya, m., Dalai Lama, Tutu, D., & Abrams, D. (2016). The book of joy: Lasting happiness in a changing world. New York: Penguin Random House.
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1990). Flow: The psychology of optimal experience. New York: Harper & Row.
Dweck, C. S. (2008). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York: Ballantine Books.
Fredrickson, B. (2012). Positivity: Groundbreaking research reveals how to embrace the hidden strength of positive emotions, overcome negativity, and thrive. New York, NY: MJF Books.
Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2007). Made to stick: Why some ideas survive and others die. New York: Random House.
Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2010). Switch: How to change things when change is hard). New York: Broadway Books.
McKeown, G. (2014). Essentialism: The disciplined pursuit of less. New York: Crown.
Rath, T. (2007). Strengths Finder 2.0. New York: Gallup Press.
Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being. New York: Free Press.
Siegel, D. J. (2010). Mindsight: The new science of personal transformation. New York: Bantam Books.
Stulberg, B. & Magness, S. (2017). Peak performance: Elevate your game, avoid burnout, and thrive with the new science of