Here is a collection of tools that I've found quite useful in my comedy, mental health and artistic adventures. I'll continue to add to these.
Tara Brach podcast.
Insightful and practical combination of psychology, buddhism, and mindfulness to accept wherever you are as you are.
10% Happier App.
Practice meditating and take courses from experts with the helpful interviewing of self-described skeptic, Dan Harris.
Good One podcast.
Vulture Senior Editor Jessie David Fox interviews comedians and gets deep and nerdy about the art of crafting a good joke.
The Comedy Bible.
by Judy Carter. Nothing to do with religion, but the single best guide for writing jokes and getting started with comedy.
Stand Up on Comedy in Coffee Shops.
Discover the best comedians like Dan Cummins, Erin Jackson, Joe Zimmerman, Dwayne Perkins, and Beth Stelling.
Brene Brown's explains empathy.
A great description of empathy that should be required listening for all humans to learn what makes something better is connection.
Running on Empty No More.
by Jonice Webb. Learn about your emotional gaps and troubleshoot their impact on you and loved ones.
Sara Armour coaching.
We should all have a creativity coach to encourage us towards our goals and I couldn't more highly recommend Sara.
Happyfeed gratitude app.
A helpful app for a super helpful practice, capture three gratitudes a day and get an emotional booster shot with flash backs.