Entries tagged with “Psychology”

12 Rituals to Reopen Your Life

“We the people” are conditioned to focus on the positive and not dwell too long on the negative. We share our triumphs but keep our tragedies to ourselves. When we experience emoti…

14 Strategies for Sleeping Better

Can't remember the last time you had a good night's sleep? It's time to take a more strategic approach to sleeping better.

6 Lesser-Known Ways to Beat Burnout

Are you burned out? It may feel insurmountable at times. The key is finding strategies that work for you. To start ... avoid numbing, feed your soul.

7 Mind Games People Play

Seven common mind games that make us feel powerful and avoid taking responsibility for our feelings

A Guide to Spiritual Companionship

A spiritual companion is much like a psychologist for the soul, there to support you on your spiritual path.

A Mystical Truth Hidden in “I Am Never Good Enough in My World”

Transform Self-denigration into Self-actualization by making some much-needed edits to the sentence “I am Never Good Enough in My World.”

Advocating for Black Muslim Wellness

Kameelah Mu'Min Rashad is the founder of Muslim Wellness Foundation and the Black Muslim Psychology Conference. She is a fervent advocate for social justice, activism, and mental wellness in the black Muslim community.

Animal Dreamzzz

Kristen RaceAnyone who has ever suffered a bout of insomnia knows how frustrating it is to try to fall asleep when your mind is not ready; this is true not just for adults but also…

Book Review: Happy Together

Could you write a book with your spouse and still be speaking to each other afterward? I don’t think many of us could—my husband and I can’t even agree on a dishwasher-loadin…

Book Review: No Bad Parts

Have you ever wanted to break out of destructive behavioral patterns? Are there parts of yourself you find hard to love? If so, this book is for you. Richard C. Schwartz arg…

Book Review: Psychology and the Near Death Experience

Hill blends in first-hand, anonymous near death experience accounts as well as personal stories and empirical evidence.

Brainspotting and Other Therapeutic Approaches

Utilizing “brainspots” and resource-eye positions, a therapist helps clients navigate thoughts and emotions that have kept them stuck. “Thinking becomes knowing.”

Care of the Soul: Care of the Soul, 25 Years Later

In the late 1980s, after about seven years of developing my own approach to psychotherapy, I was looking for a different way to re-imagine psychology, one that would have depth and…

Care of the Soul: Spiritual Complexes

Don't ignore or repress your complexes, instead try to befriend them

Chasing Happiness

Like the Buddhist notion of longing, individuals who place a high value on happiness are desperate to be happy. They say things like, “Happiness is extremely important to me,” or “…

Claiming Your Queen

In my practice, I’m witnessing a revitalized version of the Queen archetype reemerging

Divine Brine for the Dis-Ease of...

The Comparative MindComparing is great for prices at the grocery store, but when we start treating the unique and sacred story of our own life that way, we always invite suffering.…

Embodying Change: How Movement Can Transform Your Life

Research now proves what these experts already knew: that if you want to change your life, the place to start isn't in your mind, but in your body.

Experiences Are Better than Stuff

A study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in February 2009 suggests that you can buy happiness. The secret is to buy experiences,…

Finding Home in the Moment

Psychotherapist Kevin Anderson answers questions from S&H readers. “I keep trying to figure out where I should move, but I feel stuck and unable to make a decision.”