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Psychological Flexibility – Revisiting the old before the new

Psychological flexibility: the process of remaining fully in contact with the present moment, in a way that helps us act out behavior that is in line with our values, even in the face of difficult thoughts/emotions.   What are the things that can get in our way? Have you ever wished that you could control

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Man’s Search for Meaning

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”             -Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning   Introduction Dr. Viktor E. Frankl, an Austrian psychiatrist and a Holocaust survivor, survived 3 years in

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Conflict Resolution

Conflict resolution for young people

There many reasons for interpersonal conflict. We disagree about things, we have different ideas about the world, unique interpretations, varied expectations, and most importantly, none of us has ALL of the knowledge we need at any one time. There are always gaps in what we know, and differences between what we (think we) know, and

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Conflict Resolution

Are female friendships more fragile?

Today’s parents are often highly invested in reducing sources of friction in the life of their children. So much this is the case that there is a term for the type of parent who clears away the obstacles in their children’s lives: “lawnmower parents.” These parents harass teachers on their children’s behalf, negotiate second chances

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How will schools re-open?

There does not seem to be much of a question of if schools will re-open. They most certainly will. The question seems to be howschools will re-open. As a second resurgence of COVID-19 spreads across the country, with more than 3 Million people infected as of July 8th, and the highest 7-day average rate of

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Personality

Personality: The heart of diversity

Typically, when I hear conversations about diversity people are talking about one of a couple of things: race, sexual orientation, or religion. Other less-commonly talked about attributes along which people differ include culture, ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, education, geographic location, and even birthdays are assigned different astrological attributes. I happen to be a Taurus. Astrology

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