Dec 11

CBT for stress reduction

CBT for stress management and reduction – A lecture by Prof Jason Satterfield. In this introductory lecture on CBT, Prof Jason Satterfield, Director of Behavioral Medicine at UCSF, explains and offers some simple and effective CBT exercises that can help in managing stress, and improve out well being and coping strategies. What a great lecturer! …

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Dec 12

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

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Kabat-Zinn, Jon (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. Dell. This book is considered true breakthrough in the area of mindfulness meditation as a psychological intervention that has proven over the years as an effective method to enhance wellbeing – both physical and psychological, …

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Feb 14

Positive Psychology 2.0: Towards a Balanced Interactive Model of the Good Life

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Wong, P. (2011) Positive Psychology 2.0: Towards a Balanced Interactive Model of the Good Life. DrPaulWong.Com   Abstract This paper first describes the growing pains and challenges of the positive psychology (PP) movement and identified the four pillars of the good life as meaning, virtue, resilience, and well-being, which are all shaped by culture. I …

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Feb 09

Resilience after 9/11: Multimodal neuroimaging evidence for stress-related change in the healthy adult brain

Ganzel, B.L, Kim, P. Glover, P.H., and Temple, E. (2008) Resilience after 9/11: Multimodal neuroimaging evidence for stress-related change in the healthy adult brain   Neuroimage. 2008 April 1; 40(2): 788–795.   Published online 2008 January 29. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.12.010   Abstract   Exposure to psychological trauma is common and predicts long-term physical and mental health …

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Jan 15

Logotherapy and Existential Analysis – Viktor Frankl Legacy

Frankl, V. E. (1985). Man’s search for meaning. New York, NY: Pocket Books. Logotherapy/Existential Analysis (LTEA) is an empirically based, meaning-centred approach to psychotherapy. Logotherapy was developed by the Jewish Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist Dr. Viktor E. Frankl (1905-1997), who survived the horors of the Holocaust, and later published he international bestseller Man’s Search for …

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Dec 28

Choosing Schools – Choosing Identities in London

Hart R., (2011) Choosing Schools – Choosing Identities in London: A Study of Parental Choice Among Members of an Immigrant Group in London. UK/USA: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.   Dear Friends   I am delighted to announce the publication of my first book (which is my PhD dissertation) by Lambert Academic Publishing.   Here is …

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Oct 27

The Optimism Bias

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Sharot, T. (2011) The Optimism Bias.  UK: Pantheon Books. Dear friends   In The Optimism Bias Dr. Tali Sharot, of University College London, discusses our natural tendency to overestimate the likelihood of experiencing positive events in our lives in the future,  and to underestimate the likelihood of negative events occuring in our lives. The book is …

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Oct 25

Spirit Junkie

Bernstein, G. (2011) Spirit Junkie. UK: Hay House. Dear friends     In this inspirational Gabrielle Bernstein shares her personal story of how she turned her life around from being a New York City publicist and party girl – into a student of A Course in Miracles, and into a spiritual guide. In her new …

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Oct 14

The Leadership Challenge

Kouzes, J.M. and B. Z. Posner (2008) The Leadership Challenge. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.   Dear friends,   The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner is one of the basic texts in business studies today. In this talk, Jim Kouzes summerizes the essence of leadership, by giving us some key lessons about what makes a …

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Oct 08

What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

Goldsmith, M. with Reiter, M. (2007). What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful. NY: Hyperion.  Dear friends     In this inspirational talk Prof Marshall Goldsmith author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There discusses the importance of managing your emotions and communication at work …

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