Working with many people in psychotherapy who are attempting to recover from life-altering traumatic events, I am forever looking for new tools for my patients to use. Today I will give you two powerful tools that many find useful: “The Cookie Jar” by David Goggins and “A Conversation Between Your Future Self and Past Self” by Dr. Joe Dispenza.

I first learned of David Goggins over a year ago from a client. Goggins is the author of Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, a former Navy Seal, and an extreme athlete. His story of one of self-transformation from a disadvantaged, traumatized youth with little self-esteem to a man who inspires millions to be more than they are.

Read more at Psychology Today.