GET STARTED: Mindfulness Meditation for Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation

Ten years ago, I found myself sitting in a small room with my dissertation chair and five classmates, each of us practically squirming in our plastic seats with anticipation and anxiety.  It was our very first meeting, and it was time for us to go around the room and tell everyone about our intended dissertationContinue reading “GET STARTED: Mindfulness Meditation for Writing Your Thesis or Dissertation”

Shut Up & Dance: Lessons on Mindfulness from a Pop Song

Photo credit: “Dancing in the Street 4” by Petr Dosek is licensed under CC BY 2.0 As a psychologist and pop culture lover, I love it when a piece of pop culture – say, a popular song – allows me to explain a psychological concept. The song Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon is a songContinue reading “Shut Up & Dance: Lessons on Mindfulness from a Pop Song”