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The Case for Stubbornness

While calling someone a “mule” is usually considered to be a negative comment, psychological research shows that stubbornness is actually affiliated with a number of positive characteristics. -Stubborn people know what they want and what they don’t want. Just because a stubborn person isn’t easily swayed by opinions, or resists the path of pleasing others,…

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Stress is Not All Awful

It was really amazing the number of hard hits from which a mind could recover. ― Stephen King, Full Dark, No Stars While we certainly cannot control many tragic events in life that will inevitably bring about painful distress (e.g., death of a loved one, breakup, betrayal by a friend), we have far more control…

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Ways to give without spending

Ways to give without spending Tutor students This past fall, a number of college students responded to my request for volunteers to help families at my community mental health clinic who needed support setting up distance learning for their children. Often they had limited or no Wi-Fi, and had difficulty accessing the curriculum online. Many…

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Got sleep?

How did you sleep seems to be a question that people frequently ask each other. Did you rest? Some sleep patterns mean a person will sleep once per day while others mean they sleep at intervals. However, the pattern that is most common or traditional in a population may or may not be the healthiest…

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How to be happier

In my work, I help people make transitions, cope with stress, and experience small moments of joy each day. I encourage people to volunteer, self-care, learn how to be solitary, learn how to be attached, and how to be bold. From the research and my clinical experiences, these are a few things that I have…

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The Kindness of Strangers

There is no other species that is as dependent on cooperation as humans are, even on the basic level of trying to get enough calories to meet basic health needs. Humans evolved to be completely dependent on mothers and other caregivers for the first several years of life, unique to our species. And we continue…

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