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Positive Psychiatry: A New Way to Approach Mental Health

Positive psychiatry is not about positive thinking. It's a science-based, whole-person approach to dealing with mental illness. Could it help you or your clients?

The Gut-Brain Connection

Did you know that the tiny microbes in your stomach can impact your mood? Your brain and your body are more connected than you may think.

Making 2021 The Year of Wisdom

Let us put behind us the darkness of 2020, and resolve to make 2021 the Year of Becoming Wiser—both as individuals and as a society.

Transforming Our Lonely and Stressed-Out Global Community

Loneliness and lack of social connection aren't just individual problems; they're societal problems. We discuss ways to improve the quality of life.

Resilience in a Time of National and Personal Tragedy

For many, 2020 has been filled with personal and community loss, stress, and trauma. Resilience can help us cope. Here's how to develop it.

Bringing Practical Wisdom Into Your Life in the COVID-19 Era

Wisdom isn't just for ancient philosophers—it can also help you manage your anxiety and loneliness.