Writing Mindfully

Writing Mindfully

  Mindfulness is great, in moderation. Does that seem like a strange thing to say?  It seems that the most psychologically flexible people are those who are able to switch between mindfulness and a specific kind of mindlessness –  intuitive, instinctive...
Hope is Always There

Hope is Always There

What a delight that Charlie Gilkey and Angela Wheeler of Productive Flourishing said “yes” to my invitation to be guest bloggers for the Department of Hope this month. You can see their bios below, but let me just say a few words of introduction. They are...
Positive Thoughts About Negative Feelings

Positive Thoughts About Negative Feelings

  I’m a fascinated student and active applier of positive psychology. Its focus on understanding what helps us flourish is making important contributions to our collective well-being. Through it research and practice we’re learning that we can gain more deeply...
About Acceptance

About Acceptance

Early Saturday morning, my friend and I talked of many things as we pedaled our way along a 13-mile loop through Patapsco Park. We shared our opinions of our bike bags (a key topic for avid touring cyclists). We commented on the park’s beauty, how we’d each spent...