Reading Materials

To support your journey towards a healthier mind, we’ve curated a collection of reading materials from diverse sources, all aimed at helping you understand, cope with, and enhance your emotional well-being. Explore the intricacies of human emotions, learn to identify and manage them, and uncover the hidden power of emotional intelligence. Discover a wealth of perspectives and insights that can empower you to embrace emotional wellness.

340 ways to use character strength

A century of work in applied psychology

A New Earth

An Overview of the Schwartz Theory of Basic Values

Assessing the Impact of Strengths Handout

Benchmark Leadership

Benefits of being present

Biological and Psychological Aspects of Stress

Burnout Prevention Matrix

Challenge of defining well-being

Children & Young People’s Mental Health in the Digital Age

Clinical supervision for substance abuse

Couples workbook

Critical review of Covid-19 on Mental health

Positive Psychology Tools

Deloitte Mental-health

Deloitte UK mental health and employers

Digital phenotyping for mental health

Dimensionalizing Cultures in Context

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders – DSM-5

Emotional First Aid Guy Winch

Ethics manual 3rd Nov 2015

Feeding Minds

Final cross roads

Food for thought-mental health nutrition

Fundamental Facts about Mental Health 2016

Generations case study

Global Economic Burden NonCommunicable Diseases 2011

Gratitude Well-Being article

Guidelines for mental health crisis in institutions

Handbook of Positive Psychology

History of Emotions Berkeley Forum

History of emotions

How do habits affect behaviour

How habits are formed

Introduction to psychological disorders – EFA

Investing in mental health

Journal of organisational psychology

Journal of personality and social psychology

Karnataka Mental Health Report-2019

Lancet study report

Life Navigation Syllabus

Loving what is

Measuring recovery toolkit

Medical humanities

Mental Health Research in India

Mental health and hygiene

Mental Stress Guide-WHO

Mental Wellness The Changing Indian Attitude

Mental Health – An Indian Perspective, 1946–2003

Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide

Mind matters – A perspective on the mental health landscape in India

National Mental Health Survey of India, 2015-16

MHFA Legislative Toolkit 2013

Mental Health First Aid Guidelines

Mindfulness-based therapy

The impacts of nature experience on human cognitive function and mental health

Observation pieces-occupational stress

Oneness – Awakening From the Illusion of Separation

People Capability Maturity Model Manual

Physical Exercise and its Impact on Psychology

Prevention is better than cure

Professional Philosophy – Inside the Delivery of Sport Psychology Service at Team Denmark

Promoting children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing

Psychosocial development model

Reclaiming Conversation – The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

How India Views Mental Health – TLLLF 2018

Research based Mental Health Competencies

Sampling bias in developmental psychology

Youth Mental Health in India

Social Connectedness, Dysfunctional Interpersonal Behaviors, and Psychological Distress – Testing a Mediator Model

Social entrepreneurship Harvard

The Medical Humanities – Reconnecting with the Soul of Medicine

Stigma for mental health in college students

Strength Based Resilience Handout

Stress management handbook

School-wide practices to enhance student and staff wellbeing

Studying mental health disorders as systems, not syndromes

Study Skills Checklist

Suicide First Aid Guidelines – India

Awakening of the Heart – Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries

The Neural Basis of the Dynamic Unconscious

The Neuroscience of Consciousness

The Road to Character

Power of Mental Imagery, by Warren Hilton

The role of humanities in the teaching of medical students

Thich Nhat Hanh – True Love

Three meanings of meaning of life

Unconscious mind located in the brain

Is workaholism good or bad for employee well-being?

You Can Win

Feelings of inferiority: A first attempt to define the construct empirically

Collective Unconscious by Carl Jung

Compassionate Mind Training for People with High Shame


We are certain that these reading materials have been insightful and informative, providing you with valuable knowledge and tools to enhance your Emotional First Aid Quotient.

Stay curious, keep learning, and prioritize your emotional health. Your journey towards Emotional First Aid practice is a deeply personal one, and it’s worth every effort.