Free Resources For You

Check out these free resources to help you turn your dreams into reality!

Thermostat Approach Toolkit
The three-step framework to manage your emotions instead of letting them control you.

Thriving Life Journal
Identify what is holding you back from living a more fulfilling life. Take an assessment of your life, home atmosphere, or homeschool. Then, work through reflection questions and identify your motivations and core values to help you create a plan to live a more fulfilling life.

Take Back Your Days Challenge
Move past survival mode as you learn a simple time management strategy to get control of your days in this free 5-day email challenge!

Responsibilities & Privileges List
A responsibilities and privileges list can encourage maturity, develop independence, and discourage entitlement attitudes. Learn how to implement it in your home.

wah-di (What would you do if…?)
Help your teen or pre-teen feel more confident and prepared when facing new situations with these 100 talking points and conversation starters.

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Resources From Others

The views and opinions expressed in these books and resources are not necessarily reflective of Crystal Wagner's views; however, as a whole, they are considered educational and beneficial. All resources are ones I use now or have used in the past. Some links below are affiliate links. This means I may earn a small commission if you purchase through my link at no additional cost to you

Growth and Personality Assessments

Self-Assessments, Quizzes, and Books


Books and Resources

Marriage

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
  • For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn
  • For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn

Parenting

  • Triumphant Learning – my homeschool site with information and resources to help you homeschool with confidence
  • Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  • Bringing Up Boys by Dr. James Dobson
  • The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
  • The Five Love Languages of Teenagers by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell
  • Give Them Grace by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
  • Knights in Training by Heather Haupt
  • Losing Control & Liking It by Tim Sanford, M.A.
  • No Longer Little by Hal and Melanie Young
  • No Perfect Parents by Dave and Ann Wilson
  • Raising Worry-Free Girls by Sissy Goff
  • So You’re About to be a Teenager by Dennis and Barbara Rainey
  • Teen Proofing by John Rosemond

Personal Growth, Mindset, Neuroscience

  • Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  • Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris
  • The Lies We Believe by Dr. Chris Thurman
  • The Noticer by Andy Andrews
  • The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
  • Winning the War in Your Mind by Craig Groeschel
  • Your Brain at Work by Dr. David Rock

Personal Vision

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Jesus Life Coach by Laurie Beth Jones
  • Necessary Endings by Dr. Henry Cloud
  • The Next Right Thing by Emily P. Freeman
  • The Path by Laurie Beth Jones
  • Turn the Ship Around! By L. David Marquet
  • What Happens When Women Say Yes to God by Lysa TerKeurst

Time Management and Productivity

  • The 1% Rule by Tommy Baker
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Asana – task and project management
  • Brain Book Library – an online membership site with printable planning and organizational pages. The PDFs also work well with a reMarkable tablet or Good Notes app.
  • Clutter Free by Kathi Lipp
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
  • Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg Mckeown
  • Overwhelmed: How to Quiet the Chaos and Restore Your Sanity by Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory
  • Tell Your Time: How to Manage Your Schedule So You Can Live Free by Amy Lynn Andrews
  • Tyranny of the Urgent by Charles Hummel

Recommendations of Other Coaches

It is important to find a coach that is a good fit for you. You can learn more about my coaching services by clicking here. If you are looking for a coach to help with a different need or would like to find someone who is a better match, the following suggestions would be a good place to start.

Life Coaching

  • Latoya Edwards, Women Finding God, helping Christian women stay close to God and walk fearlessly into their future
  • Linda Hannigan – helping turn Enneagram information into personal transformation so you can flourish with awareness and growth
  • Kristen Joy – hope, healing, and joy for the hurting Christian woman wounded by the church
  • Jane Latta – helping women find healing and peace after the devastation of betrayal and the heartbreak of difficult marriages or relationships.
  • Lisa Pulliam, Stable Minded Coaching and Development, Personal and Professional Development Coaching and Equine-Assisted Learning

Executive Function Coaching

Coach Directories


Business Tools

General Business

  • ConvertKit – email marketing
  • Thinkific – online course platform
  • Asana – task and project management
  • 1Password – password manager
  • Restored 316 WordPress Themes
  • Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller
  • How to Grow Your Small Business by Donald Miller
  • Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

For Coaches

  • Sample Coaching Log – to track your client hours, mentor hours, and training hours (You will need to make a copy of the Google spreadsheet before using it.)
  • Paperbell – a coaching and consulting platform that handles appointment scheduling, payments, contract signing, intake surveys, and client admin. Works for 1:1 or group coaching. Simple to set up and use.
  • Practice – a coaching and consulting platform that handles appointment scheduling, payments, contract signing, intake surveys, and client admin. Works for 1:1 or group coaching. A little more complex to set up but has more options. Also has a text and voice messaging platform built in.