Index: Personal Growth/Psychology
How To Use the PERMA Model of Well-Being To Make Changes in Your Life
As a psychologist, I was familiar with the many theories of happiness. So when I needed to make a change, I put one to…
How to Immediately Interrupt Escalating Anxiety Using Cognitive Distraction
A psychologist tested technique for quickly decreasing anxiety
What I Learned About Personal Responsibility in the Morgue
When we face challenges and hold ourselves accountable, we find the confidence to do difficult things.
Use Narrative Therapy To Revise Your Real Life Story
We are the narrators of our own story — but it helps to have a good editor
How to Overcome Avoidance and Embrace Life
Emotions don’t need to be avoided, they need to be understood.
Using Mindful Photography to Boost Your Mood
A mindfulness based intervention that beautifully combines awareness and appreciation.
How to Identify and Challenge Thinking Errors
Cognitive behavioral strategies for healthier thinking.
My Life Would Be Better if I Lived in This House
I murmur to myself while scrolling through real estate listings