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Tag: positive psychology

No, really. It’s okay to change your mind.

No, really. It’s okay to change your mind.

Sometimes, in a world that adores bucket lists, commitments, and tried-and-true honors, in a world that covets moral conviction and loyalty, it’s okay to change your mind. That’s right. If something is no longer working, if you have outgrown something and the voice in the […]

How To Charge Your Emotional Batteries

Nothing runs forever without maintenance, and we are no different. Just like the cell phones so many of us are hooked to, we frequently run ourselves to “low battery,” and this existence can drain our happiness, affect our physical functioning, and harm our relationships. Just […]

Go make LIFE happen!

Although it’s definitely not exclusive to psychotherapy, I am a huge fan of the ever-popular bucket lists. In fact, I love these lists so much that I regularly update my own and incorporate the technique into my therapy groups and individual sessions. I value having […]

Confusion, Chaos, and the Quarter-Life Crisis

It is the clich├ęd running joke among our Millennial generation. The quarter-life crisis- a transition characterized by the utter lack of “knowing how to adult,” the confusing time marked by a series of “in-betweens” applicable to everything from a job to a relationship to an […]

The 3-Ingredient Good Life Recipe

If I had to break down “how to have a good life” into an equation, it would go something like this: If you can’t find happiness, find passion. And if you can’t find passion, find purpose. And if you can’t find purpose, find gratitude. And […]