A simple exercise to feel better (the power of gratitude)

10 years ago, I was enrolled in a course on positive psychology, my favorite type of psychology! Traditional psychology mainly focuses on dysfunction and what does not work. On the flip side, positive psychology aims to understand what does work, meaning what contributes to our flourishing,  increased happiness and life satisfaction.  I don't recall a …

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Shifting to neutrality when hitting everyday bumps

Before a session with a client I always need to meditate and make sure I’m a clean slate mentally and emotionally, creating a non judgmental and receptive atmosphere. I truly wish I could stay in a similar state of being during my leisure time too. By no means am I a pessimist or overly judgmental …

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