Self-Care Starter Kit

Apps - iOS & Android (free unless noted)

Physical Activity 7 Minute Cardio
Sworkit Stretching
Mindful Movement Tai Chi Essentials
Mindfulness & Stress Reduction Guided Mind
Headspace ($)
Insight Timer
Take a Break
Himmelfarb Library Mindfulness

Community & Academic Websites

Sponsor Site
Tara Brach, PhD
Pamela Wibel, MD
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Center for Health & Healing
U Arizona Integrative Medicine
U Wisconsin Center for Investigating Healthy Minds
American Medical Association - STEPS Forward Improving Physician Resiliency
Association of American Medical Colleges Time to Talk About it: Physician Depression and Suicide

Conferences, Courses, and Lectures

Sponsor Site
Center for Mind Body Medicine Certificate Courses
Mind & Life Summer Research Institute
NCCIH (formerly NCCAM) Archived Lectures


Title Author
Integrative Medicine David Rakel MD
Mindful Movement Manifesto for a New Medicine
Mindful Eating Jan Chozen Bays, MD
The Relaxation Response Herbert Benson, MD
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers Robert Sapolsky
Savor Thich Nhat Hanh