Human beings have many types of psychological strength such as talents, skills, interests, and resources. We also have many types of character strengths.
True or false? In order to get anything done, you have to feel motivated to do it first? FALSE. However, if you’re like most people out there, you answered true and are more likely to fall into the motivation trap!
A look at what expert: Geher, G. (2014). Evolutionary Psychology 101. New York: Springer, has to say on this growing topic.
Two things are killing our kids today. The first is stress. Good data paint a bad picture of today’s teens as being the most stressed, depressed and anxious generation we’ve seen in five decades of measurement.
Dr. Brene Brown has spent her career researching, publishing, and talking about shame - the issue that plagues all of us but that no one wants to talk about. When Oprah asked her about her research, Dr. Brown said she was originally told if she studied shame it would tank her career. “Research courage,” they told her, “don’t look at shame.” None of us want to look at it, we simply want to avoid it. And yet, it plays a powerful role in most of our lives.