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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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Mottos
Gioia

That’s My Motto!

Gioia–We Are Loved Beyond Our Ability to Comprehend The other day, while Rebecca was sharing with Gioia doubts about buying a new home, Gioia was reminded of a time when she was about 23 years old, struggling with making the

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