Positive Living in Difficult Times

Addiction and Shame

Geoff Thompson

Posted Oct 4, 2019

Addiction psychologists generally believe that shame is a bad thing for someone suffering from addiction. Philosophers disagree.

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What is the Greatest Need Today?

Responsibility is the Key to Surviving and Thriving in Dangerous Times

Paul Wong

Posted Oct 4, 2019

In a democratic society, people are free to choose, but are not free from the consequences of their choices. A sense of responsibility towards the self, others, and a higher authority serves the important function of guiding people to make the right choices. Therefore, the survival and wellbeing of individuals and society depends on the responsible use of freedom.

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New Member Introduction: Piers Worth, Ph.D., Chartered Psychologist

Piers Worth

Posted Oct 4, 2019

Piers worked until his recent retirement as Associate Professor (the local title is “Reader”) in Psychology at Bucks New University. He wrote, validated, and co-led the university’s M.Sc. Applied Positive Psychology for seven years, which established an international reputation for student care. His continuing research and writing interests include Second Wave Positive Psychology and Existential […]

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New Member Introduction: Edward Chin-Ho Chang, Ph.D.

Edward Chin-Ho Chang

Posted Oct 4, 2019

I emigrated from South Korea when I was five and have much to thank my parents for in giving me the opportunity to create a good life in Hawaii and later in New York City. I graduated from SUNY at Buffalo with a double major in psychology and philosophy. Thereafter, I completed my doctorate in […]

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Miscellany

Posted Oct 4, 2019

September 10, 2019: World Suicide Prevention Day; Remembering Roseto, Pennsylvania; Four Reasons to Submit Articles to the INPM Newsletter

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Featured Member: Maheswar Satpathy (aka Kinnari Maheswari)

Maheswar Satpathy

Posted Jul 6, 2019

I am an emerging scholar engaged with planetary health and well-being (global health, mental health), trans-disciplinary gender & sexuality studies, and critical development studies focused on politics and ethics of social justice, and aim to nurture peace and harmony.

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Featured Member: Gökmen Arslan

Gökmen Arslan

Posted Jul 6, 2019

I am a researcher in the field of counseling psychology, with a core interest in children and adolescent mental health and wellbeing.

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