Ideas for Practicing Nonjudgmentalness

Ideas for Practicing Nonjudgmentalness Leaving out comparisons, judgments, and assumptions: 1. Practice observing judgmental thoughts and statements, saying in your mind, “A judgmental thought arose in my mind.” 2. Count judgmental thoughts and statements (by moving objects or pieces of paper from one pocket to another, by clicking a sports counter, or by marking a piece of paper).…

Social Rejection Has A Surprising Mental Advantage

Social Rejection Has A Surprising Mental Advantage
Being rejected socially, can give you this outsider advantage. Being rejected socially makes people more creative, research finds. Feeling outside the group helps people generate more novel ideas. It may help to explain why so many great artists were outsiders — people who lived separate lives in order to produce works that would surprise and delight the rest of us.…

Mental Research Institute (MRI) Systemic Therapy

Mental Research Institute (MRI) Systemic Therapy
Mental Research Institute (MRI) Systemic Therapy for families and couples MRI systemic therapy was developed with the intention of being a brief therapy, arguably the original brief therapy. MRI systemic therapists conceptualize the symptoms of individuals within the larger network of their family and social systems while maintaining a nonblaming, nonpathologizing stance toward all members of the family.…

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