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February 17, 2020
by Amy Rollo

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How to Find A Therapist

February 17, 2020 10:54 by Amy Rollo  [About the Author]

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I happen to be a therapist who believes we could all benefit from therapy at some point in our lives. Therapy is a place to work on values, define purpose, strengthen relationships, learn coping skills, have a safe place to process emotions, and help with mood. Basically, if we need support, are struggling, or need a strength-based approach, counseling can help us. However, most people do not know where to start when searching for the right fit in a counselor. [More]

November 15, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Women Entrepreneurs Experience Imposter Syndrome More Than Men

November 15, 2019 08:08 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Although the number of women engaging in entrepreneurship continues to grow, there is still a significant number of women experiencing imposter syndrome. A study in Business Horizons noted that entrepreneurship has been “associated with masculine notions of success“ which is why women may question their ability to truly be entrepreneurs more so than men. [More]

August 9, 2019
by Tina Arnoldi

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Classifying Personality Types Has Some Benefits

August 9, 2019 08:08 by Tina Arnoldi  [About the Author]

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Is it helpful to classify personality types or does it put people into a box? A review of taxometric studies of personality concluded: “Whether personality attributes are best understood as dimensions or categories (types) is the subject of some debate.” Yet another recent study stated that “information is lost when personality facets are overlooked”. Experts weighed in on the usefulness of classifying personality types. [More]

June 11, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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Why Your Teen (And Everyone) Needs Alone Time

June 11, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Worried that your teen is spending too much time alone in their room? Turns out, alone time is good for them, and you too, as long as you're not forced into it. According to a new study, when people seek solitude willingly, they're actually enhancing their creativity, identity development and emotional regulation skills. Worried that your teen is spending too much time alone in their room? Turns out, alone time is good for them, as long as they're not forced into it. According to a new study, when teens seek solitude, they're actually enhancing their creativity, identity development and emotional regulation skills. The study, titled, Motivation matters: Development and validation of the Motivation for Solitude Scale - Short Form (MSS-SF), was recently published in the Journal of Adolescence. Theravive spoke with one of the authors of the study, Margarita Azmitia, a professor of psychology at the University of California. [More]