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bad fortune
Wilkinson Rebecca

03/13 Luck in the Eye of the Beholder

Sometimes when “good” things happen to us we feel like we had have stroke of good luck–we find a hundred dollar bill, we’re running late for an interview but we hit a string of green lights and find a parking

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barbara fredrickson
Wilkinson Rebecca

02/13 Love 2.0

“Love” gets batted around quite a bit during the month of February, for obvious reasons.  We thought we would offer a different take on love emerging from research of psychologist Barbara Fredrickson. “Love is not romance. It’s not sexual desire. It’s

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Fiber Arts Guild
Wilkinson Rebecca

01/13 Inner Critic

Hello! Happy 2013 and warm winter wishes to everyone! We recently held a lecture with the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild on accessing and increasing creativity and engagement with 50 attendees.  Later 20 of the Guild’s members joined us for an afternoon

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Attending to the Good
Wilkinson Rebecca

12/12 Attending to the Good

Hello!  Warm winter Holiday wishes to everyone!  How is the holiday season going for you?  We often laugh at our dramatically different approaches to the holidays.  Gioia dives right in to creating tons of hand-crafted presents and entertaining with large family get-togethers, but ends up pretty exhausted come January.  Rebecca has

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Authentic pride
Wilkinson Rebecca

04/13 Authentic Pride

Happy Spring–for those of us the East Coast it has finally arrived. Gioia and I wanted to share with you that we have just published our second article about positive psychology and art therapy, a topic that most of you

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Angelina Jolie
Wilkinson Rebecca

08/16 Who Would You Be?

Who Would You Be? I’d be Ghandi, I’d be Martin Luther King, Jr., I’d be Me! If you could be like anyone, who would you be and why? We used to pose this question on the inpatient units, just as

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