April 21, 2020

How to Build Resilience in a Time of Crisis

Dear Friends, Now more than ever, people are looking for ways to boost their resilience. My friend, the distinguished psychologist Don Meichenbaum, has made available, for […]
April 4, 2020

What Can We Learn From Centenarians About Mattering?

We knew it. The moment Panchita would swing the axe to split wood, our students would burst into an uproarious laughter. The video never failed to […]
March 28, 2020

Meaning and Mattering in the Age of COVID 19

Viktor Frankl acted according to his principles. Despite imminent danger, he chose to stay in Vienna to look after his parents. Although he could have fled […]
March 3, 2020

To Matter, Beware of Either/Or Propositions

Both routes are reciprocal. Unfortunately, many wellness experts claim that the main, and maybe even only way to achieve happiness, meaning, and mattering, is through intrapsychic […]
October 14, 2019

How to Matter: Set a Goal and Make it Meaningful

Do you feel like you matter? Do you help others to feel like they matter? Do your habits support mattering? To feel valued by, and add […]