The Study of Authenticity
People showing authenticity by jumping into air freelyPhoto Credit: Antoine Gady

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.

Read More...
4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear
February 28, 2017
2
4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear. Image by Steve Corey, Flying High - Surfer on big wavePhoto Credit: Steve Corey
A short summary of spiritual teacher Michael Grady’s excellent talk entitled “Facing Fear with an Inquiring Mind.” The key point being that fear isn’t something to get rid of;... Read More...
Be Kind to Yourself: Four Ways to Practice Self-Care
February 20, 2017
1
Self-care. Bayfront Park Miami Free Yoga picture by Rafael Montilla at FlickrPhoto Credit: Rafael Montilla
When was the last time you took time to do something nice for yourself? If you’re like many people, you might find that you’ve been too busy to get a full night of sleep, to cook yourself a good... Read More...
Mindfulness and the Five Hindrances to (Inner) Peace
January 20, 2017
0
In Buddhist psychology, the concept of “The Five Hindrances” sheds light on what gets in the way of us feeling as peaceful as possible and making healthy choices, regardless of the particular... Read More...
Soft Belly Mindfulness Practice: 30 Seconds to Greater Ease
April 4, 2016
0
There are many wonderful mindfulness practices that can help us cultivate greater ease in our day-to-day lives. One that I’ve been tapping into lately is something I stumbled upon, called... Read More...
Living in the Present Moment = More Happiness?
December 22, 2014
1
Sunset by Moyan Brenn with quote You can buy happiness, and it's cheap, by Tammy StrobelOriginal Photo Credit: Moyan Brenn
People are happier when living in the present moment. At least that’s what former Harvard researcher Matt Killingsworth believes. As a long-term meditator and expert on human behavior, I have to... Read More...
Meditation Increases Compassion
January 16, 2014
3
Want to feel more compassion for yourself and others? Start meditating. Any meditator will tell you that increased empathy is an outcome of this ancient practice, but now there’s... Read More...
What is Mindfulness?
November 30, 2013
3

What is Mindfulness? In a spiritual context, the formal practice of “mindfulness” dates back to the time of the Buddha, about 2,500 years ago. A multitude of research studies now…

Read More...

Thank you for visiting HealthyPsych! 

If you find our site helpful, we invite you to like our Facebook page to get our latest updates.

Take good care in the meantime.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Welcome! By using HealthyPsych.com, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (links to this info can also be found at the bottom of every page on our site). If you have any questions about this, please message us here: Contact Us.