The Study of Authenticity
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What is authenticity? What does the research say about its relationship to well-being? How can we cultivate more of it? Learn more here from social psychologist, Elizabeth Hopper, PhD.

Forging One’s Own Path: An Interview with Sherene Vismaya Schostak

Interview with psychoanalyst, astrologer, and writer Sherene Vismaya Schostak on psychotherapy and the hermit archetype.

Look on the Bright Side: The Science of Optimism (Positive Psychology Series #2)
November 14, 2017
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Most studies show that being optimistic is good for us: optimists have better mental health and may even live longer.

What is Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy?
October 26, 2017
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Focusing-oriented psychotherapy evolved from a holistic and body-oriented practice called “focusing.” As a therapist, I sometimes describe focusing as psychological mindfulness because it is... Read More...

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