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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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"When someone has an anxious attachment style, they may be more likely to feel insecure toward their partner." https://t.co/FlO1ndtylT"Self-care is central to living a life that’s productive, fulfilling, and that you feel good about." https://t.co/IOoiTEUTbe #selfcareWhat Is Good Self-Care, and Why You Deserve It https://t.co/YGkY0UsyFT https://t.co/Y5kOwVXbi7
5/29
2016
Did your parents have a hard time loving you? This article may explain why: https://t.co/KkiAhR76bq"Once our kid reaches adolescence, it’s easy to feel like we’ve switched roles, and they have the power." https://t.co/uBBWbvMUd0 #parenting
5/28
2016
Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence https://t.co/p9nAPljN2b https://t.co/RrlLSNaQZs"A recent study showed that people were significantly more likely to accomplish their goals if they wrote them down" https://t.co/vE85ewqjboAre You Single for the Right Reasons? https://t.co/mjVG2ph5D6 https://t.co/2BDTgzvClc
5/27
2016
"It’s hard advice for many #parents to take, but sometimes we have to let kids be." https://t.co/idsUW3l5GT"Self-care is just as important as hard work to foster a healthy, meaningful life." https://t.co/y7Ve7NkQPPGetting Over Relationship Insecurity https://t.co/hywgM2UOBp https://t.co/CHuI5TqGtm
5/26
2016
"One of the most effective ways to separate from our past is to create a coherent narrative." https://t.co/tb65LIej2d"When you take good care of yourself, you feel better, and you function better." https://t.co/Uxw4rTN8UZ #selfcareUnderstanding Loneliness and Self-shame https://t.co/9xtldu8yPD https://t.co/KMnaDcz4SUCan we work and live well without burning ourselves out? https://t.co/g3yY39UvEq
5/25
2016
Why Do Break Ups Hurt Some People More than Others? https://t.co/0XJHmkkNpF https://t.co/BNh6gomZznExcited to announce upcoming eCourse with @PsychAlive on Making Sense of Your Life. Learn more or sign up here: https://t.co/9tookH0C7G
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow to Become More Adult and Successful in Your Life https://t.co/WhFB58MzP6" When we cut off our emotions, we become numb to life. We lack direction or meaning." https://t.co/qGb76lNBpW
5/24
2016
Resolving the Trauma You Didn’t Know You Had - https://t.co/gu7rua0MuR via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveResolving the Trauma You Didn’t Know You Had https://t.co/igqgXqlY0b #trauma https://t.co/gx39Vxcqly"Children are quick to internalize or blame themselves for the traumatic events they experience." https://t.co/igqgXqlY0b"Allowing ourselves to fully experience our feelings can help us sort out what we really want and think." https://t.co/49HbqtZ6GaWhat to Do When Your Teen Pushes You Away https://t.co/ZqqcpLzU6X #TEENS https://t.co/jH6C2i2SFJ
5/23
2016
"Emotions shape every area of our lives, including who we are and how we function." https://t.co/P19xm59iD4What’s Wrong with Needing to Be the Best https://t.co/Jga4UnnDkG https://t.co/K1NSl49XKFIf we don’t look at our past, we're more likely to hold on to negative beliefs about ourselves that limit our lives. https://t.co/igqgXqlY0b
5/22
2016
"The more our kids feel like what they think and feel will be accepted by us, the better." https://t.co/d8c9q4azlw"Self-care means adopting a mindset that makes your physical and mental health a priority." https://t.co/DEy4Jp9KWE https://t.co/pwTvlbvvcK
5/21
2016
Change Your Attachment Style to Have a Better Life https://t.co/5Yr2dBht0hIf you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. https://t.co/844QRqXPDF via @psychalive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Bullying is no longer limited to the school playground." https://t.co/fHNvRDEjWNShould You Feel or Flee Your Emotions? https://t.co/OadQufSyYt https://t.co/RAcPO3EnEE
5/20
2016
"No matter how often we try to tell you ourselves that the past is in the past, our history continues to affect us." https://t.co/z3OIicM53K"The inner voice undermines us and limits our capacity to pursue and accomplish the things we want in life." https://t.co/T4GLtfcVTkExcellent article! Practice non-judgment w/ # emotions. https://t.co/AI3z7Qc3zx
Retweeted by PsychAliveBeyoncé Got it Right! Forgiveness is good for YOU According to Science - https://t.co/fejeNUResn via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveThe Key to Good Self-Care https://t.co/Ufos6z59c3 https://t.co/18TOow1UP6
5/19
2016
"Research shows that when we fail to process large & small traumas of our past, we can become stuck in our pain." https://t.co/igqgXqlY0b"Forgiveness is the final act of love." ~Beyonce https://t.co/3kSnUcQwvC https://t.co/lHgOgJua9q"When we avoid our feelings, we tune out important clues as to who we are." https://t.co/pjcis2g9P8"Like it or not, our childhood has a lot to do with how we parent." https://t.co/Ji6eOUM88u
5/18
2016
"So much of how we treat our adolescents and teenagers has more to do with us than with them." https://t.co/MSAH4H7moD"Parents who excessively push their kids to succeed don’t realize the anxiety & self-doubt they’re imposing on them" https://t.co/wFh463FkAZRead about Bullying and Mental Health https://t.co/2kmRT0WjTJ https://t.co/HFKbgR0IDV
5/17
2016
"We can all learn strategies to increase our tolerance for emotion." https://t.co/KsKQvliTohHow to Tame Your Inner Critic https://t.co/G1ALYVL6QI https://t.co/mSZosM8MpxWhy Are So Many Parents Limited in Loving Their Children? - https://t.co/cgRm5CYjU0 via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"To a great extent, we live in a culture that resists and fears emotion." https://t.co/XkUlBfnq7Q"Within this deep and terrible suffering, we have an ability to recover, make peace and move on." https://t.co/RmBi00aDyT
5/16
2016
Why Are So Many Parents Limited in Loving Their Children? https://t.co/Wy22sdGZK8 https://t.co/5rbjGGVxAX"Much has been said about Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” amidst its powerful themes lie a crucial message about forgiveness." https://t.co/bFp1Eu3GARCan an Open Relationship Actually Work? https://t.co/FeQ0vxuQS4 https://t.co/YZCLWkGpNm
5/15
2016
Can an Open Relationship Actually Work? https://t.co/zeH0WyL6fC"No matter how great a parent you’ve been, at some point, your #teenager will pull away from you." https://t.co/v6ygTZlC5S
5/14
2016
7 Ways Your Childhood Affects How You Parent https://t.co/kRtHLBE36O https://t.co/hPrpEOTbYr"Tell someone else how much you appreciate them, being able to be open and honest is great for self worth." https://t.co/Us8lflWdmRWhy We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence https://t.co/1puTa4OkGx https://t.co/8lSo4tcBhs
5/13
2016
New studies of perfectionism reveal a darker side to this typically positive-seeming quality... https://t.co/YAU2PWUsCa"In a trusted environment where emotions are talked about openly, most kids will speak freely about their feelings." https://t.co/dmRKUVti7GLoving a Trauma Survivor: Understanding Childhood Trauma's Impact On Relationships - https://t.co/wj0stu9UOq via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Be the change you want to see in your child." https://t.co/HUPPLmvI3e https://t.co/8hcrPQ4Dpe
5/12
2016
"Pretty much as soon as they’re verbal, children can be taught to identify and communicate their feelings." https://t.co/I3xnkSgcwK @TeresaA123 "It is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” ~ David Steindl-RastHow Your Attachment Style Affects Your Parenting https://t.co/Gv7cT4V7e5 https://t.co/WsffkUgo4a"We can separate from the insecurities & self-protective defenses that served us as children but hurt us as adults." https://t.co/w2kJNekYEnScientific studies have found gratitude is linked to: Greater happiness Better health Better sleep More self-esteem https://t.co/S0xDeuHtrc
5/11
2016
Can You Trust Your Own Perceptions? https://t.co/xgzrGIsnHq https://t.co/wyQWEtkDMZ"We've inevitably been influenced by both the strengths and weaknesses our primary caretakers brought to the table." https://t.co/wVrFeF4Q2TForgiveness: The Secret to a Healthy Relationship https://t.co/YU6UHSvnjx
5/10
2016
"Adolescents & teens have a natural tendency to want to separate from their parents & seek psychological autonomy." https://t.co/uXJ7OT6u9hExercise – Reading Between the Lines: What does your life narrative reveal about you? https://t.co/9HRwuebYQl https://t.co/gvuoHupWXr"We can feel complete within ourselves, while still looking for someone with whom we can feel secure." https://t.co/b0ZmvdisftHow Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship - https://t.co/aBXmFYUZ0B via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveWhy Do Break Ups Hurt Some People More than Others? - https://t.co/6gYIUyB0X9 via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Forgiveness is a key component to a healthy relationship, because, let’s face it, people are not perfect." https://t.co/4GV54I7qYp
5/9
2016
"Narcissism should not be confused with high self-esteem." https://t.co/uoaho9MMVM https://t.co/5oKVB4KsQk"Certain people have the inherent tendency to suffer from romantic loss more than others, and research suggests..." https://t.co/1ebgEZ6qNmUpcoming Webinar with Bonnie Goldsetine, April 12 – Teaching Kids and Families Emotionsal Wellbeing https://t.co/8YQPRmUihj
5/8
2016
What to Do When Your Teen Pushes You Away https://t.co/5YhVXEio4O https://t.co/noxRDKd0u7"There are many strategies to manage anxiety, as well as techniques to understand and challenge its roots." https://t.co/tjDupOv4jG
5/7
2016
Read this article to understand how attachment style can influence a break up: https://t.co/zg4LfpS7p1 #breakup #attachment"I find that when I am mindful, I feel everything more fully." https://t.co/zVY6LBQZ52New eCourse with @DrDanSiegel and @DrLisaFirestone watch the promo https://t.co/mOeIyrUSG7 or sign up here https://t.co/t6Kf6ja059Read about what to do if you HATE your life: https://t.co/LptwvM0ww6 https://t.co/veYdS38OCx
5/6
2016
"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/7Dr6AKNeur
5/2
2016

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