What is Positive Psychology?

There are many valid criticisms of the modern day mental health field. As a mental health counselor I can attest that we have the tendency to focus on the negative. We focus on the symptoms. We focus on the problems. We pathologize and label people. Is there any alternative? Yes. It’s called positive Psychology. PositiveContinue reading “What is Positive Psychology?”

Love Yourself and Others

As we grow we develop ideas about who we are, who others are, and what the world is like.  The collection of values and beliefs that we have about life called our world view.  Our world view affects how we treat others and how we live our lives.  Waking up from Jehovah’s Witnesses typically meansContinue reading “Love Yourself and Others”

The 9 types of intelligence

There is a theory by Howard Gardner that described 9 basic types of intelligence. The 9 types are: Naturalist, Musical,Mathematical, Existential, Interpersonal, kinesthetic, Linguisti, Intra-personal, and Spatial.   You can google it and find a test to find out which type you are.  I score highest in Existential followed by Naturalist, and Intra-personal.  My lowest are inter-personal and kinesthetic. I have mixed feelingContinue reading “The 9 types of intelligence”

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