The International Eye Contact Experiment: 23rd September, 2017

The International Eye Contact Experiment: September 23, 2017

We are soft-wired to feel other people’s emotions just by looking at them. Without any words, we feel their joy, fear or anger. Responsible for this connection are brain cells called mirror neurons. But with many social interactions taking part online, where have real connections gone
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psychodynamictherapy

What is Psychodynamic Therapy? 5 Tools & Techniques

“How does that make you feel?” This question is probably quite familiar to you. It is the question most often used in pop culture to indicate or reference therapy. It is also the hallmark of psychodynamic therapy. Ironically, this phrase that immediately calls to mind the practice of
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mindfulness training

32 Mindfulness Trainings, (Online) Courses, Programs, Workshops & Degrees

As positive psychology is interested in increasing the well-being of all people, it makes sense for positive psychology to include mindfulness interventions. This is because mindfulness interventions, like positive psychology itself, are focused on bettering peoples’ lives no matter w
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positive nutrition

Positive Nutrition: How to Improve Well-Being Holistically

One of the main goals of positive psychology is to increase well-being in all aspects of a person’s life (see the Wheel of Life). There are all sorts of mental well-being to be identified such as motivational, relational, emotional, etc. Some of the factors that play into someone’s ph
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Positive Cardiovascular Health: 5 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

“With a healthy heart, the beat goes on.” Central to human life is a healthy heart and sadly heart disease currently ranks as the most common cause of death in both men and women. This scary and preventable fact has sent cardiologists around the world on the hunt for the best ways to
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Roger’s Actualizing Tendency: Self Actualized is What You are Meant to Be

Actualizing tendency is a term coined by Rogers to describe an inherent tendency within ourselves to grow and reach our full potential. This is a priori theory which depicts a fundamental construct of human nature- that we are all born with the ability to do great things and develop i
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leadership strategies

Leadership Strategies: 4 Ways to Lead with Positive Psychology

There is no shortage of leadership advice available for everyone from CEOs of major corporations to the managers of small stores; however, many of the resources available lack the perspective of Positive Psychology. “Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of y
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positive psychology theory and practice

Positive Psychology Theory in a Nutshell

“Probably the biggest insight is that happiness is not just a place, but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh challenges and…it takes the right attitudes and activities to continue to be happy.” – Ed Diener Positive Psychology is a branch of
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the good life

What Is The “Good Life”?

A lot has been said and written about the “good life”, and with some 7.3 billion people on this planet, there are quite possibly as many opinions on what it constitutes. If I have learned one thing in 36 years, it is the fact that “good” is a very subjective word. Your values create y
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Using Positive CBT with children and adolescents

How to Use Positive CBT On Children and Adolescents

Positive cognitive-behavioral therapy, or Positive CBT, is a strengths-based approach with positive psychology roots. The focus is not on what’s wrong with the client, but on what is right with them. A Positive CBT therapist focuses on building a client’s strengths and use
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