Mattering

May 29, 2020

Communication is Key in Mattering and Well-Being

Some people destroy relationships because they are narcissists or aggressive. But many others ruin relationships simply because they lack skills. Being a nice person is definitely […]
May 25, 2020

Challenging Oppressive Narratives about Ourselves

To make sense of our lives, we create stories. Sometimes the stories are positive; we create a narrative of mattering: I feel valued most of the […]
May 20, 2020

The Importance of Activism during a Crisis

Fighting for a fair social system can bring about benefits for you and others. There is evidence that political activism leads to improved psychological well-being. Activism […]
May 18, 2020

Cultivating Positive Emotions during Difficult Times

During the pandemic many people experience a series of negative emotions. It is important to realize that we should not just contain negative emotions, but also […]
May 16, 2020

Positive Habits Increase Sense of Mattering and Sense of Control during Pandemics

In the last few weeks I’ve given several webinars on how to maintain health and well-being during the current pandemic. Some common questions at the end […]