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Fighting Post-Graduation Anxiety

…tress has both physical and mental negative effects. According to Dr. Lisa Firestone, “Anxiety can be a serious psychological condition that limits us in our interactions, our development, and our general state of mind.” By giving in to stress and anxiety, you stop behaving your best. You start doubting yourself and become self-limiting. You give in to your critical inner voice, the self-destructive thought process that creates nagging thoughts an…

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Dr. Christine Courtois on the Critical Inner Voice and Psych-Ache: VIDEO

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Christine Courtois. CC The whole issue of self-esteem and self-blame I find is so deeply embedded that it just takes a lot to be able to get there. You mentioned self-compassion. And a lot of the patients that I work with – they can’t get there. You say “compassion” and they’re sneeringly contemptuous of , “How can I be compassionate towards me?” And they’…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Terror Management Theory and Moral Courage: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon talks about Terror Management Theory as it relates to moral courage. SS: The term moral courage I got actually from taking my kids to see the movie Little Women, when it was used in reference to the transcendentalists. And I’ve always found it – I like the term and I didn’t realize because I’m ignorant I didn’t realize it a…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on Small But Forceful Agents of Change: Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon talks about the power of individual kindnesses. SS: I often say to the students, in part, because I need to hear it myself, is, “You know, how many of you know the names of the people on either side?” Because in my day, you would know the names of everybody in the, in your neighborhood. And, what would happen if every day y…

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Dr. Sheldon Solomon on the Higher Education Opportunity Program (H.E.O.P.): Exclusive Interview

…following transcript contains part of an exclusive interview with Dr. Lisa Firestone and Dr. Sheldon Solomon. Sheldon Solomon talks about a New York State program for economically and academically disadvantaged kids. So New York State has a program for economically and academically disadvantaged kids. And they pay for half and Skidmore pays for the other half. And these are kids, you know, from every kind of horrible background imaginable. You kno…

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Personal Sexual Identity

…g’s book, In One Person, explores. After reading a recent blog by Dr. Lisa Firestone, Identity, Sexuality, and Societies Assault on the Self, which is an analysis of John Irving’s book, In One Person, I immediately began to reflect on the role that sexuality has played in my life and how my sexual identity has contributed to shaping me into the individual that I am. Sexual identity is fundamental to a persons overall sense of well-being, it is an…

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Are You a Narcissist?: InfoGraphic

…riticizing or self-soothing. People can both literally and figuratively point the lens to what they see around them instead of at themselves. Join Dr. Lisa Firestone for the Webinar, “Narcissism: From Healthy to Pathological. CE’s Available….

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