How Your Problems Are Your Personal Growth Trying To Happen

12.02.19

What’s the first thing you think of when you feel messed up in your life? If you’re like most people, it's, “I gotta get rid of this issue.” But the conventional wisdom on how to deal with problems—meaning whatever disturbs you in your life—is all wrong. 

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Exercise from Dr. Zwig’s Zurich Workshop! Use Your Hero / Heroine to Help Solve a Problem

11.28.19

Despite the many drawbacks of our celebrity culture, one positive aspect is that it gives people lots of opportunity to project their inner heroes and heroines onto real figures. In this exercise, we’re going to use your hero / heroine to help you work through a problem. 

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Exercise from Dr. Zwig’s Zurich Workshop! Four Steps to Transform Envy into Personal Power

11.01.19

In this era of famous Instagram models, popular YouTubers, and public figures who seem to have it all, it’s easy to get in a complex that you’re not good enough. 

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Why People Believe Falsehoods about the Brain and Mental Health

10.16.19

When I lived in Switzerland I worked in a neuroscience lab for a while looking at brain scans of depressed people. I noticed that what we did in the lab and what the public thought we did were two entirely different things. I was doing my doctorate in clinical psychology and was well aware that there’s always going to be a gap in what the public understands about science but this particular misunderstanding disturbed me because of its implications.

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