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Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The search for Meaning

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Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Rattled.

When someone shakes your cage, it can be hard to shake it off. A lingering psychic residue is often the by-product of an aggressive, insensitive or otherwise unexpected email, phone call or confron…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Holding Space

When we hear the popularized term “holding space,” more often than not, it relates to something in the metaphysical sphere. But lately, when I apply the principle more literally, it offers interest…

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How Self-Help Really Works

At the beginning of last year, I inadvertently found myself listening to an interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins. That interview made me curious, and pretty soon I had listened to several…

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

A New Way To Understand And Treat Depression

It can pull you out of the hustle of daily life — and into meaning-making.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Power of a Meaningful Life

Journalist Emily Esfahani Smith offers a guide for building a better approach to living

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

10 Simple Postures That Boost Performance

Psychological research suggests simple actions can project power, persuade others, increase empathy, boost cognitive performance and more...

Advice & Self-Help | Dr Dyan Blog

How Compliments Can Teach Us About Ourselves: A Path to Knowing Who We Are

Creating a list of your favorite compliments can help you to learn more about yourself and your values in addition to building your confidence!

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

6 Sneaky Thought Patterns Inhibiting Your Personal Growth

Understanding how you cognitively distort is key to breaking free of some of your most toxic mental traps.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Why We Hate Not Knowing for Sure

New research helps explain why our brains react so poorly to uncertainty.