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Beyond Paleo: Heal Your Gut


Hippocrates said this more than 2,000 years ago, but we’re only now coming to understand just how right he was. Research over the past two decades has revealed that gut health is critical to overall health, and that an unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, autism spectrum … Continue reading

Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence | Boundaries of the Soul


Reblogged article: Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence | Boundaries of the Soul. Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence April 29, 2013 — Dr. Nicholas Jenner Depression teaches us that we are not deserving of a normal, fruitful life. We go through long periods of believing that there is something inherently wrong with us. … Continue reading

The Inner Critic comes in all forms | Boundaries of the Soul


Reblogged article: The Inner Critic comes in all forms | Boundaries of the Soul. May 7, 2013 — Dr. Nicholas Jenner “I am really driven, but my drive doesn’t affect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.” Zach Braff . Following on from my last post about the … Continue reading

Unbalanced diets lead to unbalanced minds


A staggering 20.9 million Americans suffer from mood disorders that may be linked to dietary choices. Researchers are exploring the effect of poor diet on the mind while searching for straightforward answers to our emotional woes. Findings suggest a varied, nutrient dense diet can significantly alter brain chemistry, leading to more balanced, clear, and joyful…

Making Sense of a Toxic Life


As the first part of our experiment in Nicaragua is coming to an end, I am noticing many changes in us. The boys are much calmer these days. We have come very far the three of us. This experience is by far the hardest we are going through together but also the most rewarding, we … Continue reading

12 Office Depression Busters: Tips for Work Depression – Beyond Blue


Reblogged: 12 Office Depression Busters: Tips for Work Depression – Beyond Blue. 12 Office Depression Busters: Tips for Work Depression posted by Beyond Blue In his classic, “The Prophet,” Kahlil Gibran writes: “Always you have been told that work is a curse … But I say to you that when you work you fulfill a … Continue reading

Positive Disintegration – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


fro  Positive Disintegration – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dąbrowski’s theory Kazimierz Dąbrowski (1902–1980), a Polish psychiatrist and psychologist, developed the Theory of Positive Disintegration over his lifetime of clinical and academic work. The Theory of Positive Disintegration is a novel approach to personality development.[citation needed] Dąbrowski’s theory of personality development emphasized several major features including: … Continue reading

The key points of the theory of positive disintegration.


From: The key points of the theory of positive disintegration.. The key points of the theory of positive disintegration. — Developed by Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980), a Polish psychologist and psychiatrist. — As a youth, Dabrowski was affected by his experience of the aftermath of battle in World War I. — When his best friend committed … Continue reading

Sensitive Children: Do They Struggle With Depression More? | Psychology Today


Reblogged from: Sensitive Children: Do They Struggle With Depression More? | Psychology Today. Last Monday, I was invited to teach a program to second-graders about “Emotions” and how to become happier. I have led this lesson countless times. So I began by introducing myself and connecting with the kids about what they do to feel … Continue reading

“Orchid” Children: A New Way Of Looking At Genetics And Our Brains


“Orchid” Children: A New Way Of Looking At Genetics And Our Brains Contemporary thinking has it that certain genes doom children to higher risk of depression, ADHD, and other difficulties. But in the right environment, these same genes may actually help kids thrive. In an Atlantic essay called “The Science of Success,” David Dobbs writes … Continue reading

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