• Optimism and Explanatory Style

    Authored: September 14, 2021
    We all experience hardship and difficulty in life, what keeps some people upbeat and optimistic while others get down and pessimistic, is their explanatory style. …
  • Self-Efficacy

    Authored: September 8, 2021
    In all of my years working with parents I’ve never met a parent who doesn’t want their child to be happy and have good self-esteem. …
  • Questions are Fateful

    Authored: August 29, 2021
    The questions we ask create the world we live in. The questions we ask determine our actions. Not only do questions determine our actions, they …
  • Savoring

    Authored: August 24, 2021
    We all experience good events in our lives, however that does not necessarily mean we appreciate them, much less savor them. Truth be told we …
  • Hunting the Good

    Authored: August 16, 2021
    Focusing on the good doesn’t come easy, we are a deficit oriented society. We are interested in bad news, we love to solve problems, we …
  • Psychological Distancing

    Authored: August 7, 2021
    By some accounts we spend half of our awake time talking to ourselves. This self-talk can be very helpful – when we practice a speech, …