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I WIsh I Could Love Anything That Much

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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Don Ardell Wellness

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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Penn State Candlelight Vigil by Pat Toohey

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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The Golden Ratio by Martin Heigan

Spas Could Lead the Way in the Art and Science of Healing

I am proud to welcome Sara Firman, BSc. MPhil. LMT, to The Psychology of Wellbeing.  She is an independent spa therapist, consultant and writer who shares a her wonderful perspective on spa culture on her Vision Spa Retreat blog. Her unique perspective comes from working in clinical, spa and private settings as both a therapist and a manager in […]

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Positive Gossip by Stephen Poff

Did you Hear? . . . Positive Gossip

Today’s article contains simple but powerful wisdom from Dr. Lynn Johnson, PhD, author of ENJOY LIFE! Healing with Happiness.  For a great introduction to Lynn (and his dog Ruby,) visit his website http://enjoylifebook.com/ and watch the one minute video for a brief lesson on happiness. Homer Simpson once said, “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why […]

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The Happiness Diet: The Power of Positivity for Weight Loss

Today’s article is by Professor Timothy Sharp, the Chief Happiness Officer of The Happiness Institute, in Sydney, Australia, devoted to enhancing happiness in individuals, families and organizations. His work was recently featured on an Australian reality television series entitled, “House of Food Obsessives.”  Having spent many years working with people trying to find happiness (and […]

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Wisdom - Diamond Light by h.koppdelaney

Open Your Mind with Open Monitoring Meditation

Today’s article is by TeachStreet’s Kenji Crosland.  TeachStreet is a website dedicated to providing local and online classes, as well as connections to reliable psychology tutors.  The Psychology of Wellbeing is a featured blog on the TeachStreet website.  You can learn more about TeachStreet’s educational community here. The philosopher and spiritual teacher J. Krishnamurti once said […]

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Happy? Thank a Lawyer

I am excited to present this fascinating look at the history of our relationship with happiness from Dan Bowling, a practicing lawer, consultant, executive coach and a research fellow at Penn’s Positive Psychology Center.  Dan has been researching the psychology of law practice as it relates to wellbeing.  You can read more about his work […]

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