The PERMA Model: A Scientific Approach to Well-Being

Being well is not merely living in the absence of misery. Understand the five core elements of psychological well-being known by the acronym PERMA, Positive emotions, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Accomplishment. Understanding these elements in your life offers perspective to move towards a life of greater fulfillment, happiness, and purposeful living.

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Expanding the Window of Tolerance: 6 PDFs & Worksheets

In 2019, 970 million people worldwide were struggling with stress, anxiety, and mental health issues (World Health Organization, n.d.). Given these soaring numbers, many individuals would benefit greatly from developing better coping skills. Skills such as resilience, adaptability and emotional agility (David, 2016) would broaden their ability to cope, their window of tolerance.

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12 Jungian Archetypes: The Foundation of Personality

In the vast tapestry of human existence, woven with the threads of individual experiences and collective consciousness, lies a profound understanding of the human psyche. At the heart of this understanding, Carl Jung gifted us with a map—a map not of physical territories but of psychological landscapes. Within this guidance, we discover the intricate patterns

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Unleashing the Power of Gentle Parenting (& 3 Examples)

Parenting is a beautiful and deeply rewarding, but also often a confusing and overwhelming journey. We all want to raise happy and well-adjusted children. However, the constant barrage of advice promoting conflicting and ever-changing parenting styles can leave us feeling lost. The notion of “gentle parenting” has been attracting much attention in recent years. It

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Positive Pain Management: How to Better Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a condition that causes widespread, constant pain and distress and fills both sufferers and the healthcare professionals who treat them with dread. There is often no clear cause, and treatment and traditional pain management efforts are often less than successful. This can cause great distress and a sense of hopelessness. “When pain

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How to Let Go & Why It’s So Important for Wellbeing

The art of letting go has ancient Asian roots. Particularly prominent in Daoism and Buddhism, letting go entails non-attachment—that is, freeing ourselves from our desires and accepting whatever fate serves us with equanimity. In psychological terms, letting go is related to concepts such as acceptance, forgiveness, self-compassion, psychological flexibility, and gratitude. Recent research has shown

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