They've taught me about choosing joy over hardship, about embracing my own silliness, about how to work on things I needed to work on to in order to become the person I want to be. And most of all, perhaps, they've taught me to treasure the magic of small moments.
Sometimes, health and behavior studies validate our personal quirks and lifestyle choices. For example, when "science says" doodling helps us focus or...
When it comes to creating the changes you really want to make in your work or in you life, do ever find you have difficulty making this last?
Meditative practices performed in isolation can help us recognize and process our emotional states, but true healing lies in those most vulnerable moments, when someone looks us in the eye, sees our pain and provides us with the mirror we so deeply seek.
Nobody likes feeling lonely, and some recent research suggests that the ache of isolation isn't only a psychological problem; unwanted solitude impacts physical health, too.
When parents under-react strategically, they shape a new behavior that summons their child's best self.
Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.
Abraham Maslow is the leading figure in the tradition of humanistic psychology and the modern Positive Psychology movement owes a huge debt to his...
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Effective assertiveness is a balance between your needs and maintaining the relationship with the other person. In any interpersonal interaction, the ...
The findings suggest that text message-based programs could help improve sleep habits among smokers, which may in turn help them become smoke-free.
You've heard, "The mind is a wonderful servant but terrible master," right? Or, "Use your mind; don't let it use you"? Over the past few years in m...
With the attention Donald Trump has been attracting the last few weeks, many people fall into one of two camps: outrage and embarrassment or mocking and derision. I suggest there's a third, more productive, way to examine things.
In nearly every situation in life, you're moving toward something or you're moving away from something. For instance, do you go to work because you like what you do, or do you go because you don't want to go broke?
Evan Ebel was worried about leaving prison -- and reasonably so. His last couple years were spent by himself in a cinderblock cell the size of two queen mattresses.
Why a company would go to such extreme (and unsettling) measures to shield the emotions of their employees is a mystery. Perhaps they're taking the phrase "office drones" a bit too seriously.
Diversity and debate work for us; isolation and comfort work against us.
Letting go is a difficult skill that requires deep self-awareness, willpower, and repeated practice. The noted French author, François de La Rochefo...
It is a stretch for many to put ourselves in the shoes of those tortured for what we assumed were reasons of their being at least potential threats.
That's why expressive arts therapy can be so effective. The process of confronting and overcoming the inner blocks in our minds allows a great healing to take place. We can heal old wounds and release old blocks, so that we can express what our souls truly want us to express.