Marcus Aurelius
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.



Taking Control of Your Moods and Your Life
Martha Davis, Matthew McKay, and Patrick Fanning

Anxiety and Depression

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety; Calming Your Anxious Mind
Jeffrey Brantly MD
Mind Over Mood
Dennis Greenberger, Christine A. Padesky
The Mindful Way Through Depression
Mark Williams


The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions
Christopher K. Germer
Full Catastrophe Living
Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, Martha Davis, and Matthew McKay
Mindfulness Meditation
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brene Brown

Illness and Coping

The Human Side of Cancer
Jimmie C. Holland MD
When Things Fall Apart
Pema Chödrön
Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help us Grow
Elizabeth Lesser

Community Resources

You are not alone

If you or someone else is in mental distress and/or feeling suicidal, you are not alone. The following are in-person, phone and online resources that can provide you help when you need it. In an emergency, where imminent risk to life of self or others exists call 9-1-1.

Anxiety Canada
BC Crisis Line

24/7 access to resources as well as support from people trained for crisis situations

1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Program

Free information and support for gambling and online video gaming issues

Canadian Mental Health Association

Resources and tools for anyone struggling with their mental health or those wishing to help or understand others with mental health issues

Kids Help Phone

24/7 support for children in crisis or experiencing difficult situations


Resources, support and community for all LGBTQ2S+ folks

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre

24/7 rape crisis line as well as online resources and education

604-255-6344 or 1-877-392-7583
Youth in BC

24/7 support via phone or online by people trained to help youth in crisis situations like suicide or other difficult situations

1-866-661-3311 (toll-free in BC) or 604-872-3311 (in the Lower Mainland)


Tamana Shahsamand

Office Address
5786 Glover Road
Suite 201
Langley City, British Columbia
V3A 4H9
(604) 239-6228