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Building Resilience

23 Resilience Building Activities and Exercises (+ Mental Toughness Test)

There is a buzz about resilience recently. Resilience is the ability to recover from setbacks and adapt to challenging circumstances and is required to thrive and flourish. It is a foundational psychological tool which empowers us to feel effective and capable of handling uncertainty.
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The psychology and theory behind flow

The Psychology and Theory Behind Flow

Have you ever been ‘in the zone?’ We all want to experience it. It’s intense, exhilarating, and satisfying. When we’re in the zone, or what researchers call ‘flow,’ we feel invisible. The theory behind flow is as popular as ever with researchers investigating its effects in several ar
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Music Therapy Clinical

A Look at the Clinical Uses of Music Therapy

Music is a ubiquitous human endeavor that cuts across diverse cultural differences. Whether it’s actively participating in making music or just listening to our favorite songs, we have probably all felt the impact that music can have on our mood. Maybe you have a favorite ‘chill’ play
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Music therapy benefits

What are the Benefits of Music Therapy?

Since the earliest days of humankind, music and the power of music, has been evident to us. After World War II, a new profession entered the arena – music therapy. With far-reaching benefits and in a variety of settings, the types and methods of music therapy have had a profound
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What is music therapy

What is Music Therapy and How Does It Work?

Have you ever been going about your daily business, when all of a sudden you hear a song that takes you right back to a significant time in your life? Perhaps the music leaves you feeling calmer. Or happy. Or, let’s face it, downright sad. I am sure all of us can attest to the power o
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Emotional Intelligence Society

Emotional Intelligence in Relationships (+Activities for Couples)

As our society evolves, we are becoming more sophisticated and efficient in a number of ways; more informed, more educated, and ‘smarter’. We measure success in numbers, and prize those who can outshine others. And yet, something fundamental to social relations has been lost. The curr
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applied positive psychology

What is Applied Positive Psychology?

There is nothing more practical than a good theory. And this was never more true than in case of positive psychology and its many applications. Chris Peterson defined positive psychology as “the scientific study of what goes right in life” and what makes “life most worth living” (2006
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Gratitude for Kids

The Gratitude Tree for Kids (Incl. Activities + Drawings)

While teaching children to participate in the practice of gratitude can prove to be a bit of a task; the return on investment in their emotional well-being is unlimited and long term. Making gratitude fun and meaningful can introduce kids to a lifelong appreciation for the world aroun
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