Archive | Positive Psychology

Wired for Happiness

This week’s article is a guest post by Megan Nichols. Megan Nichols enjoys exploring how the mind works and other scientific subjects on her blog, Schooled By Science. Half Full or Half Empty? Can People Be Wired to View Certain Perspectives? It’s a classic question: Do you see the glass as half empty or half […]

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Don’t Trust This Blog

The tagline for this blog is “musings on the science of holistic wellness.” I reference “science” because in each article I try to integrate some of my own studies, experience and observations with those of researchers or scientists in the fields of psychology and positive psychology. The problem is that the general public associates “science” […]

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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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The Benefits of Mindlessness

I’ve been saying that mindfulness will be (or should I now say “is”) the biggest wellness trend of this decade, an opinion I base, in no small part, on the slew of research studies I see linking mindfulness to a variety of beneficial health outcomes.  But a new study that came out recently from Georgetown […]

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