Resources for Healing and Development

Looking for more information, self-help resources, or recommendations? Explore the options on this page for a range of emotional health topics.


  • The Art of Communication by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Resilient Clinician by Robert J. Wicks
  • Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations by Monica Worline and Jane Dutton
  • Life on Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything by Victor J. Strecher
  • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
  • Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success by David B. Feldman and Lee Daniel Kravetz
  • Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence by Daniel J. Siegel
  • In Shock: My Journey from Death to Recovery and the Redemptive Power of Hope by Rana Awdish
  • A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life by Parker J. Palmer 

Online Resources

  • The On Being Project - This online collection of podcasts, writings, art, and poetry explores the big questions of meaning at the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts.
  • SilverCloud - An online, self-guided, interactive mental health resource that provides cognitive behavioral interventions. This resource may help you manage day-to-day stresses and anxiety,, improve resilience, learn skills to understand thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.
  • Healthy Minds Program mobile app - A free app that offers guided practices and podcast-style lessons to support mindfulness and meditation practice.
  • Insight Timer mobile app - This free app features a meditation timer and a large repository of guided meditations, music tracks, and other recorded and live events for relieving stress, improving sleep, coping with challenges, and addressing many other facets of well-being and flourishing.
  • Happify mobile app - Free, science-based activities and practices drawn from positive psychology and cognitive behavioral practices to support emotional well-being.
  • MHealthy Stress Management Tools and Resources

University of Michigan and Michigan Medicine Resources

National Organizations