The way we are spoken to as children becomes the way we speak to ourselves and others as adults, but as we become more aware of how we both think and speak habitually, we also develop more choice and creativity about who we want to be today. When we soften our heated conversations with loved […]
The Power of Meditation
About My Guest William Meyer has taught history, economics, and humanities in urban and suburban high schools, where he has also led meditation in a variety of forms. He is passionate about working with other educators to incorporate meditation into the classroom. He holds an MA in education from Harvard and is finishing his PhD […]
Authentic Parenting Manifesto Read by Listeners
TEARS & CRYING: Why Do Only Humans Cry?
About my guest Prof. Ad Vingerhoets (1953) studied psychology at Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands. During his career (with affiliations to Radboud University Nijmegen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Helen Dowling Institute for Biopsychosocial Medicine and the Dutch Health Council, before he returned to Tilburg University), he developed expertise in the areas of (the psychobiology of) […]
About my guest Dr. Tirch is the Founder of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy, President of The Compassionate Mind Foundation USA, and President-Elect of The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. Dr. Tirch has been described as one of the country’s foremost experts on mindfulness and compassion based psychotherapy. He is the author of 6 […]
Anger can be seductive. Anger can be destructive. Anger can ruin your life and relationships. Are you running away from anger? What’s your relationship with it? What’s a healthy way of dealing with your anger? How compassion can help you with your anger. And no, sadly punching a pillow is NOT a good way to […]