Welcome to our resource page. We have read, recommended and referred to, all the resources listed here. We are continually updating it, so if there is something you feel we are missing, let us know.

Relationships & Sex


Come As You Are: The surprising new science that will transform your sex life

Demystifies and decodes female sexuality. A must read for women AND their sexual partners.

Transformation through Intimacy: The Journey toward Awakened Monogamy

“Shows readers not only how to navigate the thickets of reactivity, conflict, shame, anger, fear, and doubt, but how to understand them in a new light so that a deeper level of relating to oneself and one’s partner becomes possible, opening new levels of trust, commitment, and love”.

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

“Through case studies from her practice, illuminating advice, and practical exercises, couples will learn how to nurture their relationships and ensure a lifetime of love”.

Not Always in the Mood: The New Science of Men, Sex, and Relationships

Offers a new perspective of men’s sexuality and debunks some long held myths that can affect intimate relationships.

Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships

A brilliant, evidence-based look at how and why we love.

Love is Not Enough

Mark Manson brings his signature no-nonsense wisdom back to the subject he started his career covering: relationships. Being with your partner may feel like rainbows and unicorns, but that doesn’t mean you have a healthy, functioning relationship. Sure, we all need love…but love is not enough. 

Anxiety, Stress & Distress


Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Introduction to the stress cycle, how it can manifest for women and what you can do about it.

Trauma & PTSD


Waking the Tiger

Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity. By understanding the dynamics that make wild animals virtually immune to traumatic symptoms, the mystery of human trauma is revealed.

The Body Keeps the Score

Based on Dr. van der Kolk’s own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score exposes the tremendous power of our relationships both to hurt and to heal—and offers new hope for reclaiming lives.



The ADHD Advantage: What you thought was a diagnosis might be your greatest strength

Explores the unique learning style and personality traits of the ADHD brain and shows how and where they can be highly successful.

ADHD: A Hunter in a Farmer’s World

Explains why ADHD is not a disorder but an evolutionary advantage… if we were still hunter and gatherers. This book can shift your understanding of what it means to have ADHD and how to navigate it in a farmer’s world.

The Explosive Child

Doesn’t mention ADHD specifically, but is aimed at the parents of the easily frustrated child who struggles to manage their emotions and has difficulty with transitions. These are a lot of our ADHD children.


A free online magazine with a lot of current information and webinars about ADHD, including parenting and navigating relationships.

A non-profit in Canada, offering information, support and training

An organization in the USA, offering information, support and training.

Videos (YouTube)

Dr. Thomas E. Brown introduces ADHD – diagnosis, symptoms, treatments options and medication.

Dr. Russell Barkley discusses the science behind how to treat ADHD with both medication and psycho-social support.

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