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Are You Overthinking Everything? Secret to Happiness and Well-Being Fear by @DrDonnaRockwell Prevention Advice
Discover who you really are! Read PsychAlive's "Guide to Finding Yourself" to learn more."The best approach is to practice #discipline with strength, not cruelty; with understanding, not condemnation." benefits our mental & physical health. Read about the Healing Power of Gratitude:"When we are overthinking, we are engaging in a destructive thought process that leads to unfavorable outcomes."
Stop Hating Yourself Once and For All are three essential steps to living your own life: honor of #Thanksgiving this week, we're sharing thoughts on the importance of #gratitude!"A whopping 44 percent of Americans feel more stressed than they did five years ago.""Getting ‘in our heads’ can be dangerous when we are negatively turned against ourselves."
"No time is wasted that taught us something about ourselves or helped nourish our capacity to love & be vulnerable." Self-Hating Thoughts Come From:"When we stop judging our experiences, we are able to become less defensive and less reactive."
Here are 4 essential psychological practices we can implement to alleviate #stress & enhance productivity: You Should Be the One Who Loves More
"Stress weakens our immune system and contributes to high blood pressure, heart disease, strokes & other illnesses.""Parents both love and hate themselves, and they extend these reactions to their children.""I’ve yet to meet a kid who doesn’t have a laundry list of cruel self-criticisms they can immediately fire off."
"Accepting the generosity of others may make you uncomfortable if you felt unlovable or unworthy in your early life" you hate yourself? Read about how to stop being self-hating once and for all!"When we actively pursue our own interests and our own lives, we are serving as positive role models for our kids"
Identifying Your Child's Attachment Style - via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow to Live Your OWN Life self-compassion the key to curing narcissism? #narcissismAre You Giving Up on Love? Benefits of Generosity
Good self check up for a Monday! Thanks @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveThe Value of Depression Importance of Self-Worth"In aiming to better understand our past, it’s helpful to explore what attachment style we may have had."
"Mindfulness has been found to decrease suicidal and self-harm behavior." Dr. Lisa Firestone for a Webinar on How to Live Life to the Fullest: to Find Your Happiness You a Narcissist? #InfoGraph of Mindfulness - via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow to Overcome Insecurity: Why Am I So Insecure? - via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Don’t teach your children that they are selfish or bad for expressing their wants and desires." lonely? Don't miss our Webinar tomorrow on How to Feel Less Isolated and Alone
The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life of wisdom from @dallasclayton to Make Your Life More Meaningful to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed
"Research has suggested that only 2% of people can multitask successfully." #overwhelmedWhat You Need to Know About Mental Abuse:
How to Overcome the Fear of Failure"As parents, we need to be the kind of people that we want our children to grow up to become." Ways Your Childhood Affects How You Parent
Why We Won’t Let Ourselves Be Happy via @PsychAlive Self-sabotage: Identity, defenses, anxiety, guilt, pain
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Between 60 and 90 percent of doctor’s visits are stress-related." is a great strength. It is a terrible shame that we so often think of our vulnerability… We Won’t Let Ourselves Be Happy"It’s helpful to realize that any effort to change is likely to be met with anxiety."
How Your Attachment Style Affects Your #Parenting"Research has found that people who practice unconditional #forgiveness are more likely to enjoy longer lives." About the Patterns of Emotional Abuse: to Overcome Insecurity: Why Am I So Insecure?
We can rekindle feelings of love by refusing to become deadened in our relationship. Ways to do this include... read! Narcissistic Relationships: The Downside to Loving a Narcissist - via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveWhat's the secret to the best relationships? This unexpected thing: @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveThe attachments we form with our parents have a serious impact throughout our lives, especially on our #parenting. You Tricking Yourself Out of Love?
Don't be passive when it comes to your passions. Set a goal. Make a plan. Start taking some steps."Each day life presents us with hundreds of opportunities to be generous." The Secret to a Healthy Relationship about someone you love? Read about the warning signs for suicide and find out how to get them help here:"Self-worth is about who you are, not about what you do."
The Secret to a Healthy Relationship? Forgiveness! where the inner critic comes from and how to overcome self-attacks: #whiteboard #animation"The inner voice undermines us and limits our capacity to pursue and accomplish the things we want in life."
What You NEED to Know About Building Self-Worth Introduction to Mindfulness
"Many of us are more self-denying than we realize.""It’s just human nature for them to emulate their parents’ behaviors; both the positive and the negative." Happens When You Give Up Your Phone for 3 Days? @TherapyInLDN
"Like it or not, our childhood has a lot to do with how we parent.""As you become familiar with your attachment style, you may have insight into your relationships, past and present.""How we perceive and judge our experiences can be as influential as the experience itself."
A Guide to Finding Yourself"There is a problem with the conventional wisdom about mental illness." MANY Benefits of #Forgiveness: (*hint* It may even make you live longer!)"To change our attachment style will mean working on making sense of the most painful parts of our childhood."
"Feeling angry is a universal human phenomenon. It's as basic as feeling hungry, lonely, loving, or tired." ~T Rubin you feeling lonely? Join us for this Webinar -- A Way Out of Loneliness: How to Feel Less Isolated and Alone"Stay true to what matters most; stay true to yourself." We Won’t Let Ourselves Be Happy
"Studies show that the happiest people are those who seek meaning as opposed to just pleasure." is absolutely nothing about your present circumstances that prevents you from making progress, one step at a time. #mindfulness
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life Secret to Success? How You Can Become More Hardy"What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~ Mary Oliver
3 Steps to Experience the Perfect Imperfect Moment Your Attachment Style to Have a Better Life"The greatest and most important adventure of our lives is discovering who we really are."
Understanding Anxious Avoidant Attachment to Stop Sabotaging Yourself
Thoughts & inner voices influence our mood. And not the other way around! via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive“@PsychAlive: The Simple Truth about Anger #anger” Anger needs to be acknowledged. Anger is a healthy emotion.
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