The 4 Best TED Talks On The Benefits Of Writing


For some people, writing can feel like a chore. Sitting down in front of a computer or a piece of paper when you don’t “have” to can sometimes feel like a waste of time that could be better spent doing other things. There are all sorts of benefits to writing, […]

87 Self-Reflection Questions for Introspection [+Exercises]

Introspection in Psychology: 87 Self-Reflection Questions, Exercises & Worksheets

Have you ever thought about your own thoughts or questioned your mental processes? Do you sometimes take time to clarify your values in a moment of doubt or uncertainty? If you answered "yes," you are no stranger to self-reflection and introspection (terms that will be used more or less interchangeably […]

Beliefs That I Hold And Live By

I believe that nothing is ours forever. The watch you wear, "your" house, "your" books, it is only yours while you are alive. There is no true ownership. That is why we have all these rules creating the illusion that there is. A hard truth does not need to be […]

Self-Expressive Writing Worksheets: a Collection of 11 PDF's

Self-Expressive Writing Worksheets: a Collection of 11 PDF's

Here are the 11 worksheets for self-expressive writing:   The Benefits Of Writing Motivation For The Client Instructions For The Practitioner Working With Writing Therapy Fear Setting Healing From Trauma Through Writing Reflection Prompts Self-Reflective Writing Exercises Working Towards Your Ideal Self Writing About Intensely Positive Experiences Further Writing Resources […]

Social Anxiety Disorder: A Societal Problem with a Personal Solution

Overcoming A Social Anxiety Disorder: Symptoms, Tests and Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a specific type of anxiety disorder that most affects people during social interactions, in anticipation of social interactions, or while reflecting on social interactions. SAD appears to have a variety of causes, both environmental and genetic/biological, and affects people with the disorder in a variety […]

15 Art Therapy Activities, Exercises & Ideas for Children and Adults

art therapy

The emotional release of drawing, painting, or sculpture can have healing and therapeutic effects for adults and children alike. These calming methods of working through emotions and expressing oneself can help to understand certain things that talk therapy cannot articualte. If you haven’t experienced this, or if you know someone […]

What is Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT): A Case History

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

The discovery of Interpersonal Psychotherapy is a great example of scientific serendipity, in that, it was discovered by accident. The story goes that in 1969 the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health began a new policy of evaluating mental health treatments in the same way other medical treatments are tested. […]

15 Anxiety Worksheets and Workbooks for Teens, Kids, & Adults (PDF)

15 Anxiety Worksheets for Teens, Kids, & Adults (PDF)

We all have anxiety from time to time. When our days are marked by worry, nervousness, and fear, it is not our fault. We are actually quite good at developing tools to handle occasional anxiety. If you find yourself facing anxiety that interferes with your daily life, professional help is […]

16 Compassion Focused Therapy Training Exercises and Worksheets

16 Compassion Focused Therapy Training Exercises and Worksheets

“Compassion is a foundation for sharing our aliveness and building a more humane world.” – Martin Lowenthal Compassion gets a lot of attention in positive psychology, and for good reason – it’s a major concern of many religious and philosophical leaders, including the Dalai Lama and Pope Francis. In addition, […]

Master Resilience Training (MRT) in the US Army: PowerPoint & Interview


Master Resilience Training (MRT) is a resilience-training program that is offered by the United States Army. The goal of the program is to teach officers about resilience and to train those officers to teach other soldiers about resilience as well. It is a joint effort between the Positive Psychology Center […]