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Who am I? Exploring our Self

“Tell me a little bit about yourself.” It is a standard question when meeting a new person in just about any context. And our idea of “self” can be hard to understand. Whether it is a job interview, party, school, or a first date, we all want to know a little bit about the person

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Fusion: Can our words influence our reality?

Thoughts and words are Fused together Fusion is when our thoughts entangle with our perception more than our immediate experience in the world. Throughout the day, all kinds of thoughts ‘Pop!’ into our heads. Sometimes these thoughts are pleasant. Sometimes they are not. These thoughts can be associated with things that are happening around us

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Acceptance

Acceptance v. Avoidance – Living with uncertainty

“Metaphorically, acceptance means abandoning digging as a way out of a hole.”   Rules dominate our lives. We should stop at red lights. When we find a line, we stand in it. But there is an even more basic rule about what has motivated us throughout our history: avoid ‘bad’ things, and seek out ‘good’

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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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