Martin Seligman comes to Dublin

Martin E. P.Seligman, (Marty to his friends) one of the most influential psychologists of our times gave a talk on “Positive Psychology-the cutting edge for psychology, in Trinity College last night.
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WELLBEING AS A SKILL?

I recently viewed a talk on You Tube by Richard Davidson, one of the “superheroes” of neuroscience, whose research has done so much to increase understanding of our emotional brain, and how much we can train our brain to react differently. I often use the phrase “rewire your brain” ...
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The Art Of Dropping IN

I took up yoga in the early 70s, when many people were talking of “dropping out”, of leaving their job and starting an alternative lifestyle. Tony, my yoga teacher, was fond of saying to those who asked his advice on whether they should “drop out”, would you not consider “dropping in”?
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Anger management

The recent video from Judge Lynn in the US Divorce Courts on the advice she gave to Shaneesha on “managing her crazy” that I uploaded on the Positive Psychology Ireland Facebook page, has prompted a lot of interest and questions on whether I think Mindfulness can help manage anger.
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