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Broaden and Build Theory
Gioia

Savoring Flowers–and Friends

Gioia’s Friend Sarah at Her Farm with Annie and Tabitha Last weekend Gioia took her family to visit her old friend, Sarah, who farms on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern shore.  They arrived in the early evening after a wonderful day of

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blogging
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Joan’s Stones: Aging Creatively

Joan Sadler–Leaves Falling “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

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Alex Linley
Gioia

It’s in the Way That You Use It

Gioia–Sisters Gioia and Rebcca have adopted the title “Strengths Spotters,” from the work of one of their positive psychology heroes, Robert Biswas-Diener.   Not only is it a part of their work and the work of most therapists, but they are

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Carol Dweck
Gioia

I Love Making Mistakes

Rebecca–Trying to Draw Ashes Sneaking Milk  The other week, Gioia attended an informational lecture at her 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

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expression
Gioia

The Art of Positive Emotions

Gioia–Nesting Eggs March of 2014, Creative Wellbeing Workshops is celebrating the completion of co-founder Gioia Chilton’s Ph.D. studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Gioia was the first student accepted into Drexel’s new doctoral program in Creative Arts Therapies and now

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barbara fredrickson
Gioia

Love is a Vital Nutrient

Rebecca-Twins Not only is love wonderful to both give and receive, but it also improves physical health. That’s part of why we have been using Love-Kindness Meditation (LKM) in our workshops. We follow that up with response art, such as

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