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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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express the stress
Wilkinson Rebecca

09/19 Happiness Challenge Revisited

13 years ago almost to the day the seeds were planted for the work that we do here at Creative Wellbeing Workshops. We can trace this so precisely because it happened in late September of 2006 when Rebecca was living

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barbara fredrickson
Wilkinson Rebecca

05/19 Micro-Moments of Positivity

May 2019 Last month, we talked about the negativity bias and the “Broaden and Build Theory of Positive Emotions.”  The Broaden and Build Theory refers to the broadening effect that positive emotions and experiences have on what we perceive about

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