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Tiny Guide Resources

Our research and inspiration behind all of the Tiny Guides.


Dignity by  Donna Hicks, PhD 

Leading with Dignity by Donna Hicks, PhD

How Emotions Are Made by Lisa Feldman Barrett

Handbook of Emotions: Fourth Addition, edited by Lisa Feldman Barrett, Michael Lewis, and Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones

Permission to Feel by Marc Brackett, PhD.

Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff, PhD

Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience  by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang 

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman M.D.

Act Your Age: A Cultural Construction of Adolescence by Nancy Lesko

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances E. Jensen, MD with Amy Ellis Nutt 

A Primer in Positive Psychology by Christopher Peterson

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. Sapolsky

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life by Martin E. Seligman 

Nurture Shock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashely Merryman 

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo 

Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD.

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, and Shelia Heen

Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking by M. Neil Browne and Stuart M. Keeley

The Spiritual Child: The New Science of Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving  by Lisa Miller PhD. 

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschell 

Somebodies and Nobodies: Overcoming the Abuse of Rank by Robert Fuller 

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Golemand

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele 

Age of Opportunity by Laurence Steinberg, PhD

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown, PhD., LMSW

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown, PhD., LMSW

Normal Sucks by Jonathan Mooney 

The End of Average by Todd Rose 

Queenbees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman

The Curse of the Good Girl by Rachel Simmons