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Self-Talk: Feeding the Good Wolf

This week’s article is adapted from The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train and Thrive by Dr. Jim Afremow.  Dr. Jim Afremow is a sports psychology specialist, a licensed professional counselor, and provides individual and group mental training services across the globe to athletes in all sports, as well as to parents, business professionals, […]

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Excluding the Elderly Hurts the Excluders

Today’s article is from a guest blogger, Ben Thomas, an author, journalist, inventor and independent researcher who studies consciousness and the brain. His neuroscience newsgroup, The Connectome, reports the latest brain research on Facebook and Google+, and lots of his articles are available at http://the-connectome.com. Ronn aka “Blue” Aldaman via Compfight We’ve got a very strange relationship with our elders. I […]

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Kaizen: Accomplishing Big Goals with Tiny Steps

Nicholas Ritchey is an inventor, teacher, mathematician, information marketer, web designer, author, powerlifter, wanderer and stoic.  He is also a fellow graduate of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program at UPenn.  If you are wondering (as I was) how he pursues so many diverse passions, you will enjoy his article below which shares his […]

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Neuroplasticity: Healthy Shortcuts to a Happier Life

Today’s article is by Ashley Davis Bush, a licensed psychotherapist and grief counselor who has just published a new book, Shortcuts to Inner Peace: 70 Simple Paths to Everyday Serenity, which shows how one can find inner peace, even amidst the most stressful, annoying, or challenging situations.  Take a deep breath and enjoy . . […]

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Suffering, Addiction, and a Compassionate Way Out

Today’s article is by a former Tibetan Buddhist nun, Paldrom Collins,who counsels individuals and couples to find more love, deeper peace and meaning in their lives and relationships. Along with her husband, George Collins, MA, she wrote the book “A Couple’s Guide to Sexual Addiction: Step-by-Step Plan to Rebuild Trust & Restore Intimacy.” Living in this […]

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The Word on Wellness

Today’s article is from wellness expert Donald B. Ardell who wrote the landmark High Level Wellness: An Alternative to Doctors, Drugs, and Disease and a dozen others since, plus 673 editions of his insightful Ardell Wellness Report newsletter.  He has won numerous national and world championships in triathlon and duathlon competitions and has been given lifetime achievement awards […]

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Lessons on our Media Culture from Penn State

Today’s article gives some inside perspective to the recent events at Penn State from two fellow UPenn MAPP (Master of Applied Positive Psychology) graduates.  Leona Brandwene is a performance improvement coach and positive psychology instructor and  Lorrie Peniston is a positive psychotherapist in Bermuda with Pennsylvania roots.  Both are proud alumni of Penn State. “Penn State” elicits a broad […]

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