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PsychAlive @PsychAlive Santa Barbara, California

PsychAlive offers free psychological resources and information from experts in the field of psychology.

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"Our earliest attachments significantly contribute to the puzzle of how we relate to others in our lives." https://t.co/gMzLu3WUfC"What gives a person’s life meaning is as unique to that person as their fingerprint." https://t.co/CliuaKHord"Self-esteem isn’t about telling kids that everything they do is terrific." https://t.co/qwMESZqEnJ https://t.co/tmj0k4ocH6
5/5
2016
"There’s incredible value in learning to communicate what you want." https://t.co/rmw8xBVG3G"We must strive to live our own lives rather than the lives prescribed by our parents, our families or our society." https://t.co/zD4aEGse3PHow to Overcome the Fear of Failure https://t.co/GXI4RcTuxB https://t.co/55pn2EEChx"When we stop judging our experiences, we are able to become less defensive and less reactive..." https://t.co/FiOZPvHDly
5/4
2016
"Saying what you want is actually a powerful tool to end a fight." https://t.co/t7SxqLgOkzLive Your Own Life https://t.co/cLJ3E2c5QA https://t.co/rn0O3sd1tB"When you don’t know what you want, you’re like a ship without a rudder." https://t.co/ZgFz2xvACk
5/3
2016
"“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." ~Dalai Lama https://t.co/BVAlovn5oM"Ample research has shown that meditation helps manage anxiety, depression and pain." https://t.co/rKCJxYm7Cg"We push ourselves to excel... But few people end up living a life they enjoy by striving full-tilt all the time." https://t.co/75pOKwrlxMAre You a Narcissist? #InfoGraphic https://t.co/rKBumnvfdV https://t.co/9HZjFIpYhi"So much of how we treat our adolescents and #teenagers has more to do with us than with them. " https://t.co/7Dr6AKNeurHow Praising Your Children Could Actually Be Harming Them https://t.co/vwl5jCIWxi https://t.co/jPSn6joHx7
5/2
2016
What happens when we stop judging our experience? https://t.co/SzGyoIGh1g
5/1
2016
How does mindfulness practice impact mental health? https://t.co/RDPZP9DiJ7Why Do Break Ups Hurt Some People More than Others? https://t.co/sjjxJcLO5o https://t.co/LCfzHDrydA
4/30
2016
What Beyoncé Got Right About Forgiveness According to Science https://t.co/wCe3uOmC8V #LEMONADE https://t.co/oQnpNg9l9r"This critical inner voice is there to undermine and sabotage us in every area of our lives." https://t.co/CpTfbfsITZ"Our fears of failure can limit us and keep us from living the life we want to." https://t.co/uqpitPmXPeNo person is perfect, of course, but here are eight key qualities to look for in a partner: https://t.co/ushTE9Wnpu https://t.co/K4HNfBPeCy
4/29
2016
What if we could identify the filter that shapes our perception of the world & change it to have a better life? https://t.co/D6wRSCVKaRHaving self worth comes from within & can easily be harnessed. Here are 29 ways to increase your #selfworth: https://t.co/3iqbL6rwZY"Research has found that people who practice unconditional forgiveness are more likely to enjoy longer lives." https://t.co/P7U5uHB7JD
4/28
2016
Bullying and Mental Health https://t.co/2V75gII3Mp https://t.co/uBHbW5MwoZThank you @Miss_LosAngeles So happy to hear you that found what you were looking for on PsychAlive."When we express our feelings and let them go, we can regain a kind, compassionate attitude toward our partner." https://t.co/UJWdc1OnQr"The present moment is the only moment in which our life occurs and we neglect it at a great cost." https://t.co/aOnZDFBn8xForgiveness: The Secret to a Healthy Relationship https://t.co/EiEMbnKh1r https://t.co/63VMMgeqP5
4/27
2016
"Relationships shake us up. They challenge core feelings we have about ourselves & evict us from our comfort zones." https://t.co/OpK8Ogu3ib"Never let anyone force you to break your core values." https://t.co/zUiLWlMsMvA Way Out of Loneliness https://t.co/CSuCaXfmCt https://t.co/0TrLLkqhfW
4/26
2016
"It'll take conscious effort on your part to move in a direction of healing, inner peace, & well-being." ~Kabat-Zinn https://t.co/RMvOmoeWNf"Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life. You don’t have to live forever. You just have to live." https://t.co/FlUKjSxBzz8 Ways to Respond When Your Teen "Wants Space" https://t.co/RnbvlFZ26c https://t.co/UA99WR1RGGWhy Do Break Ups Hurt Some People More than Others? - https://t.co/IMhcDblqrk via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow can we learn to work with our stress and stop our anxiety? Here are some key steps we can take: https://t.co/jGouD8zq9l
4/25
2016
"For our real self to win out over our anti-self, we have to understand how our inner voices operate." https://t.co/sHjZpDhAL9"The attachment style we had as a child makes a difference in how we feel in our adult relationships." https://t.co/bFd0qrsUqkThe Psychology Behind Strained Father Son Relationships https://t.co/o0Pqp4O5rI https://t.co/hVJfOUaSSy
4/24
2016
"If you want to change your life for the better, you must adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward your inner critic." https://t.co/pZgcoKQC6x"There is no greater challenge and no greater reward than to live your own life" https://t.co/KcjNHmfCGH
4/23
2016
Why We Won’t Let Ourselves Be Happy https://t.co/2O9NyPt9Js https://t.co/kXQJAghm5k"When it comes to our own happiness, many of us take two steps forward, one step back." https://t.co/zE8aIJfCvYIf you're too focused on what's making you unhappy, you'll miss out on things that make you smile. #mindfulness
Retweeted by PsychAlive"When we give to others, we don’t only make them feel closer to us; we also feel closer to them." https://t.co/qMv2J194PT
4/22
2016
How to Tame Your Inner Critic https://t.co/bLkFygX1K7 https://t.co/7zIIESVNpC"We tend to think of pursuing the things that light us up as selfish or irresponsible. " https://t.co/8dkNNJ6yleScience meets storytelling. This course w/ @DrDanSiegel sounds fantastic for counselors & educators. #traumainformed https://t.co/tweWDRMmZm
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Making sense [of our pasts] is essential to our well- being and happiness." https://t.co/xrB2QrpL4l
4/21
2016
We are so excited to announce our upcoming eCourse with @DrDanSiegel on Making Sense of Your Story: https://t.co/ivJD2QMEGL @pblack123 Excellent resource. Thanks for sharing.An Introduction to Mindfulness https://t.co/mGyQKnhOg5 #mindfulness https://t.co/upakE5lOfv"We see ourselves in our kids, and they stir up a lot of old pain that we’ve long shelved in our memory." https://t.co/wzb3NN0s1J #parenting"The process of becoming your true self lasts throughout a lifetime." https://t.co/h7QafTPDxK"We often make the mistake of thinking that we are selfish if we spend time contemplating what we want" https://t.co/EPb4T0Y7ZI
4/20
2016
Making Sense of Your Past by @DrDanSiegel https://t.co/a6X1r1tYOv https://t.co/2GKhCSi94sPeople unconsciously pattern match to earliest attachments,and if they were insecure, we need strategies . See here https://t.co/nhin1fjRZJ
Retweeted by PsychAlive @Behavioralprog It may seem counter-intuitive, but yes!"Narcissists often have fluctuating self-esteem." https://t.co/9nNurqBRV0"Our relationships stir up old feelings from our past more than anything else" https://t.co/j5AWt7dneC
4/19
2016
How Attachment Style Affects Break Ups https://t.co/48BKbIllsy"One proven tool that is effective in helping people to choose their thoughts and stop overthinking is mindfulness." https://t.co/2zHOdLZFWWHere are the five most common reasons we won’t let ourselves have what we most want in life: https://t.co/kLCBWkharXYour Worst Enemy is Within by Robert Firestone, Ph.D. https://t.co/1lKaDDYS3p
4/18
2016
“Nobody Likes Me:” Understanding Loneliness and Self-shame https://t.co/OnsFOzTyBn https://t.co/0csOSZb0VA"In many ways, choosing to be happy in the present can represent a break from our past..." https://t.co/Hhe5FO4ONp"By strengthening the mind, you can lower anxiety." ~@DrDanSiegel https://t.co/EKHaZuMq4S
4/17
2016
"There are a lot of cynical attitudes about love that pervade our culture." https://t.co/EyIm5nRpDwAre you addicted to shopping online? https://t.co/EaY0OMVT6a https://t.co/ekuUGyRzv5
4/16
2016
"Disorganized attachment forms when children are terrified by the very person they turn to for safety." https://t.co/VWLXEX8JkB"Insecurity, as most of us know firsthand, can be toxic to our closest relationships. " https://t.co/uVgqcXX2fX7 Ways Your Childhood Affects How You Parent https://t.co/uVGLaSAMi5 https://t.co/lWT7eTeFkf
4/15
2016
@pnetworker Thank you for the retweet."#Mindfulness is a practice that teaches us how to let go of thoughts that are destructive or undesirable." https://t.co/ToyYFwRQDF"The first step to understanding depression is accepting it as a health issue on par with any physical affliction." https://t.co/5uYiTOgttU @stoopsancho Thank you!How to Stop Anxiety https://t.co/IWAHMCsucm #anxiety https://t.co/hxXM9FT8Zt"Vulnerability is not about fear and grief and disappointment. It is the birthplace of everything we’re hungry for." https://t.co/RjCOtcIeMQ
4/14
2016
"When we don’t have a healthy way of handling emotions ourselves, we have trouble teaching kids to handle theirs" https://t.co/HI6778EO4ZHow Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship - https://t.co/4iF73W0YdD via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.” – James Oppenheim https://t.co/bTyE0gz8kkWhat’s Up with Boredom? https://t.co/Tnjx8VdjbC https://t.co/82eybe5wP2"Mindfulness allows us to become more aware of our thoughts, without getting caught up in distress." https://t.co/0AEP6xZKCR"No time is wasted that taught us something about ourselves or that helped nourish our capacity to love." https://t.co/gYIxtEgyyC
4/13
2016
How to Get Over Relationship Insecurity https://t.co/zsEmxyssPb https://t.co/DOybDYrMLDHow Your Attachment Style Can Impact Your Life. https://t.co/Evh0k3FrO9 @PsychAlive #coaching #mind https://t.co/0ZI4Ct3dMK
Retweeted by PsychAliveEach stranger you encounter is carrying struggles, griefs, losses & triumphs. When you see them say: Just like me. https://t.co/E98Wcgotp3
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Because loneliness has a lot to do w/ how we think about our circumstances, we have a lot of power in changing it." https://t.co/hIQijr1LdP"Jealousy often comes from insecurity in ourselves – a feeling like we are doomed to be deceived, hurt or rejected." https://t.co/4nq0N2eLbs
4/12
2016
Living Free From Regret https://t.co/vWOOMuW0XO https://t.co/ZNSHYxSBacHow to Deal with Jealousy https://t.co/7UQQyFmRMQBreak ups aren’t easy for anyone, but have you ever noticed that some people cope with them better than others? https://t.co/AiOyj0C1amHow Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship - https://t.co/Yq95e9jAJk via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Spend time understanding who you are, after all the only person you're ever going to truly live with is yourself" ~Nikki Rowe #mindfulness
Retweeted by PsychAlive"We can overcome loneliness by seeing, knowing and believing that we are worthwhile, and we are not alone." https://t.co/uNNvEYeo8v
4/11
2016
29 Ways to Increase Your Feeling of Self Worth https://t.co/DYpXb1Qq2L https://t.co/FAHKoCxd0a"Too few of us know how to honor our deep needs and cravings to slow down, rebalance and ask for the help we need." https://t.co/H0MkllGMuN
4/10
2016

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