Tag: mindfulness


The Happiness Habit: Cultivating a positive mindset through mindfulness, optimism, and gratitude

by Shannon McLain, M.S. Shannon McLain, a Saybrook University student, explores the concepts of mindfulness, optimism, and gratitude, and how each of these can offer a path to maintaining positivity even in the most challenging situations. Viktor Frankl once said, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human… Read more »

Managing holiday stress: An integrative approach

By Luann Drolc Fortune, LMT, Ph.D.  Director of Instructional Excellence, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences A faculty member from Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences shares tips for staying grounded and minimizing stress during the December holiday season. It is perhaps no wonder that people of many faiths have chosen the darkest… Read more »

Existential roundup

Welcome to the Existential Roundup, where we bring you links to some articles currently trending that may be of interest to those in the existential-humanistic psychology community. It’s the time of year for parties and buffets, and overindulging in nibbly bites. Well, this week we bring to you the kind of smorgasbord that doesn’t put… Read more »

Existential Roundup

Photo by Jacek Nowacki. Welcome to the Existential Roundup, where we bring you links to some articles currently trending that may be of interest to those in the existential-humanistic psychology community. From the files this week are several articles that may feel old in some ways but are actually new takes on old familiar themes…. Read more »

Compassion as an Intentional Practice

Photo by Enver Rahmanov. Why practice cultivating compassion? Is it just another fad? I had the privilege of spending three days with the Dalai Lama earlier this year. Whenever, I have met him over the past five years, I am moved by his presence, his humility, his humor and his compassion. His message is simple… Read more »