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Guest Post by Daniela Tomer There are 244 million people living outside of their country of birth. The circumstances and locations can be very different, but they share the psychological experience of crossing cultures and cycle of transition. Let me share with you a well-known secret: this is very challenging! […]
A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at a MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) conference in Salem, Oregon. My topic: Depression and Self-Care. As a man with no kids, I felt incredibly unqualified to speak to these courageous mothers. To make matters worse, I have an intense love-hate […]
I overheard a parent in the grocery store who was distressed that their child “only had one friend” in school. My initial reaction was to sympathize with the child’s predicament, as this must signal some sort of social isolation. Yet, perhaps our culture has fostered an unrealistic sense of social […]
This morning as I was driving to campus, I believe that I noticed the principles of ACT in ACTion. Have you ever noticed one of those “Your Speed” signs that flashes your current speed at you, and you slowed down? My thought is that if the behavior is “speeding” or […]