20 Ways to Let Go of Ego (from David Richo, PhD)

Use this list to help cultivate healthy self-esteem, rather than egotism. From psychotherapist, teacher, and best-selling author, David Richo.

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21 Highly Successful, Inspiring People with Mental Health Challenges
March 28, 2017
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What do Abraham Lincoln, Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher and Hershel Walker have in common? They were highly successful people who faced mental health challenges.

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Marion Woodman: Pioneer of Conscious Femininity and the Psychology of the Soul

Marion Woodman has left a rich legacy of pioneering work in Jungian analysis, somatic psychotherapy, and feminine psychology.

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Unintentional Prejudice? Understanding (and Changing) Implicit Bias
November 3, 2016
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Think by Yudis AsnarPhoto Credit: Yudis Asnar
On the HBO show Insecure, the main character, Issa, is the only black employee at her workplace, a nonprofit organization that supports at-risk youth. When her coworkers want to know what a new slang... Read More...
Entering the Liminal Space: An Interview with Expressive Arts Therapist Dr. Lisa Herman
Desert Curves by Shira Bezalel at Flickr, Interview with Lisa Herman, Expressive Arts TherapistPhoto Credit: Shira Bezalel
Expressive arts therapy (EXA) is a form of therapy incorporating multiple arts modalities, such as poetry, movement, painting, music, and storytelling. Process is valued on par with product, and... Read More...
Why Are Politics So Polarized? And, How Can We Be More Open-Minded?
Partisan Politics - Republican Elephant and Democratic Donkey CartoonPhoto Credit: DonkeyHotey
After the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, many Americans were surprised to learn that Scalia was a close friend of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Despite the fact that the two had... Read More...
Navigating the Dark Night of the Soul
February 26, 2016
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Navigating Dark Night of the SoulPhoto Credit: Jason Devaun
When someone is going through a particularly difficult time, we may say that he or she is having a “dark night of the soul.” During such a period, someone may be plunged into an emotional realm... Read More...
Go Ahead, Be a Nudge! An Exploration of Nudge Units and Theory
February 9, 2016
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Go ahead, be a nudge! Get up slow poke by Antony Grossy at FlickrPhoto Credit: Antony Grossy
What separates the doers from the non-doers? Internal motivation certainly plays a role, but so do external factors: that’s where the “Nudge Units” come in! Rooted in the work of... Read More...
Archetypes: What They Are and How They Help Us Grow
December 30, 2015
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Archetypes ExploredArtwork Credit: Janice Geller, MA, LPC
Generally speaking, archetypes relate to universal symbols, characters, or motifs that evoke deep meaning. Some examples of well-known archetypes include the Wise Old Man (think Yoda from Star Wars),... Read More...
Money and Happiness: An Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn
If you want happiness...photo by Erno HanninkPhoto Credit: Erno Hannink
Imagine if your job was to think about, and study, what makes people happy. This job actually exists and it belongs to Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, an associate professor of psychology at the University of... Read More...