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Many healing traditions make use of jars—variously called God jars, or resentment jars, or worry jars. The idea is that you can—literally—compartmentalize your troubles, and by doing so take away ... More>
The Greek philosopher Aristotle had many original and enduring ideas, but he didn’t get everything right. One idea that’s been pretty much debunked by modern psychology is catharsis. Catharsis is ... More>
Most professors believe that clear and effective writing is important in all levels of psychology and in most of the professions for which we are training our students. And most ... More>
As an undergraduate, I typically spent one week or less on writing assignments, regardless of how much time my instructor gave me. It was my natural ability — or so ... More>
As a student in a research-based program, completing a thesis was my number one priority when I started graduate school. At the time, I had no idea what beginning a ... More>