Michael Hempseed

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Videos and Books

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  • The Power of Vulnerability - Brene Brown


  • Peter Gray - The End of Play: Why Kids Need Unstructured Time


  • Geri Puleo - Burnout and PTSD


  • Richard Lerner - What helps young people to succeed in life


  • Famous Failures


  • The new era of positive psychology | Martin Seligman


  • The Social Brain and the Workplace | Matthew Lieberman


  • How do you help a grieving friend?


  • iGen: The Smartphone Generation | Jean Twenge



  • Books and Further Reading


  • Age of Opportunity:
  • Lessons from the
  • New Science of Adolescence
  • by Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D.

  • Flow:
  • The Psychology of Optimal Experience
  • by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


  • Social:
  • Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
  • by Matthew D. Lieberman PhD

  • The Paradox of Choice:
  • Why More Is Less
  • by Barry Schwartz


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


  • Daring Greatly:
  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable
  • Transforms the Way We Live, Love,
  • Parent and Lead
  • by Brene Brown

  • Flourish:
  • A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being
  • by Martin E. P. Seligman PhD


  • As We Forgive:
  • Stories of Reconciliation from Rwanda
  • by Catherine Claire Larson


  • Let The Children Play:
  • How More Play Will Save Our Schools
  • & Help Children Thrive
  • by Pasi Sahlberg & William Doyle


  • Free to Learn:
  • Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our
  • Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better
  • Students for Life
  • by Peter Gray


  • Mindsight:
  • The New Science of Personal Transformation
  • by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.


  • The Case Against Homework:
  • How Homework Is Hurting Children and What
  • Parents Can Do About It
  • by Sarah Bennett and Nancy Kalish


  • Playful Parenting:
  • An Exciting New Approach To Raising
  • Children That Will Help You
  • by Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD


  • The Brain That Changes Itself:
  • Stories of Personal Triumph from the
  • Frontiers of Brain Science
  • by Norman Doidge


  • The Nature Fix:
  • Why Nature Makes Us Happier,
  • Healthier, and More Creative
  • by Florence Williams


  • The Optimists Telescope:
  • Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
  • by Bina Venkataraman


  • The Coddling Of The American Mind:
  • How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are
  • Setting up a Generation for Failure
  • by Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt


  • Punished by Rewards:
  • The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive
  • Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes
  • by Alfie Kohn


  • The Fine Art of Small Talk:
  • How to Start a Conversation in Any Situation
  • by Debra Fine


  • It's OK That You’re Not Ok:
  • Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand
  • by Megan Devine


  • Please Be Patient, I’m Grieving:
  • How to Care For and Support a Grieving Heart
  • by Gary Roe


  • Blue Mind:
  • The Surpising Science That Shows
  • How Being Near, In, On or Under Water
  • Can Make You Happier, Healthier,
  • More Connected & Better at What You Do
  • by Wallace J. Nichols


  • What the Nose Knows:
  • The Science of Scent in Everyday Life
  • by Avery Gilbert


  • Anxious:
  • Using The Brain To Understand and Treat
  • Fear and Anxiety
  • by Joseph LeDeoux


  • The Wisdom of Crowds
  • by James Surowiecki


  • Inventing Ourselves:
  • The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain
  • by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore


  • So,You're Raising Your Grandkids!:
  • Tested Tips, Research & Real-Life Stories
  • To Make Your Life Easier
  • by Harriet Hodgson


  • A First-Rate Madness:
  • Uncovering The Links Between
  • Leadership & Mental Illness
  • by Nassir Ghaemi


  • The Power Of Discord:
  • Why The Ups & Downs Of Relationships Are The
  • Secret To Building Intimacy, Resilience & Trust
  • by Ed Tronick, PhD. & Claudia M. Gold, MD


  • Touching:
  • The Human Significance Of The Skin
  • by Ashley Montagu