Short Cuts to Happiness

Sometimes even a New York Times–bestselling happiness expert could use some advice . . . In his trailblazing Harvard courses, his internationally bestselling books, as well as his lectures and videos, positive psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar has shared his wisdom on finding fulfillment with people around the world. But even a happiness expert needs a sympathetic […]

The Gaslight Effect

Are You Being Gaslighted?Your husband crosses the line in his flirtations with another woman at a dinner party. When you confront him, he asks you to stop being insecure and controlling. After a long argument, you apologize for giving him a hard time. Your boss backed you on a project when you met privately in […]

The Dance of Intimacy

In The Dance of Intimacy, the bestselling author of The Dance of Anger outlines the steps to take so that good relationships can be strengthened and difficult ones can be healed. Taking a careful look at those relationships where intimacy is most challenged–by distance, intensity, or pain–she teaches us about the specific changes we can […]

Collaborating with Students’ Spirituality.

Spirituality provides an opportunity for collaboration between school counselors and students around student diversity and development. North America in general and counseling in particular are now emerging from the limitations of worldviews that led to avoidance of spiritual topics. The biggest restriction of school counselor-student collaboration is the counselor’s belief that a restriction exists. ********** […]

School Counselors As Program Leaders: Applying Leadership Contexts to School Counseling.

As a profession, school counseling is experiencing a paradigm shift from ancillary service provider to full partner in the education process (Johnson, 2000). As school counselors struggle with divergent demands (Burnham & Jackson, 2000) and divergent definitions of their professional roles (Herr, 2002), a consistent message is that school counselors must become leaders of their […]

Getting to Know the Child with Asperger Syndrome (Report)

Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder characterized 1 by social skill deficits and display of repetitive behaviors. This article explores the diagnostic components of AS and describes the major school-related issues for children who have the disorder. Specific interventions that school counselors can implement to help increase these students’ academic and social success are discussed. […]

School-Family-Community Partnerships: Strategies for School Counselors Working with Caribbean Immigrant Families.

Caribbean immigrant students, who represent one of the largest subgroups in the Black population in the United States, are experiencing negative educational outcomes that are related to poor academic achievement and high dropout rates. These academic problems have been partially connected to the negative experiences Caribbean students and their families have within schools, particularly poor […]

Transcendence

“Dr. Norman Rosenthal’s Transcendence is the best-ever book on Transcendental Meditation: accessible and substantive, engaging and scientific, practical and profound. A very enjoyable read that can change your life, for good.” – David Lynch “I have been meditating for over 10 years, and I found Transcendence to be a uniquely compelling introduction to the art […]