psychology

Making a Marriage Work | Dr. John Gottman

Here’s some science behind happy relationships. Dr. Gottman outlines the findings, tools and techniques that have helped thousands of couples from around the world build a “Sound Relationship House.”

Kids Do Well if They Can - Dr. Ross Greene

This is the most important theme of Collaborative Problem Solving: the belief that if kids could do well they would do well. In other words, if the kid had the skills to exhibit adaptive behavior, he wouldn't be exhibiting challenging behavior. That's because doing well is always preferable to not doing well.

The Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Joelle Rabow Maletis | TED-Ed

Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. Joelle Rabow Maletis details the science behind post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. [TED-Ed Animation by Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat]

You Are Who You've Been Looking For

Self-compassion, self-love, confidence, self-esteem, self-efficacy, value, self-worth... where do we find it? This is worth a watch to provoke some thought. You are enough. Struggling to believe it? What is getting in the way?

"Your capacity to love others is limited only by your capacity to love yourself." This is something I heard years ago but have only recently begun to truly understand. It all starts inside. When I am able to love my perceived flaws, I can love your flaws too because I see myself in you.