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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

09/14 Warming Up to Flow

At CWW, we often sing the virtues of getting into flow and, of course, we suggest that doing art is a natural way for people to experience it. Flow is that state we achieve when we are fully immersed and

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attributional style
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

08/14The Optimist and The Pessimist

Gioia and I (Rebecca) have a running joke about being diametrically opposed in both mood and also our general levels of optimism versus pessimism. Those of you who know us personally can probably easily identify that Gioia is the buoyant

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Broaden and Build
Gioia

07-14 Savoring Flowers–and Friends

Last weekend I (Gioia) took the family to visit my old friend, Sarah, who farms on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern shore. We arrived in the early evening after a wonderful day of enjoying the water. Sarah and her husband fed us

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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

06/14 Joan’s Stones: Aging Creatively

“All the things that I was before I aren’t any more.” Leaves by Joan Sadler from Joan’s Stones We all had to stay straight and properin our former lives on the tree;now down from that cover,it’s fun to discover how

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Alex Linley
Gioia

I05/14 t’s in the Way That You Use It

Gioia and I have adopted the title “Strengths Spotters,” from the work of one of our positive psychology heroes, Robert Biswas-Diener.   Not only is it a part of our work and the work of most therapists, but she and I

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Carol Dweck
Gioia

04/24 I Love Making Mistakes

The other week, I (Gioia) attended an informational lecture at my daughter’s elementary school. Many of the teachers had recently read Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset, and were excited to share her work with their students’ parents. Mindset

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