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Katherine King Psy.D.
Internal boundaries related to wellness, finances, time, and relationships are important to consider when building the life you want to live.
There are a variety of mindfulness practices available. Focused attention and open awareness practices are two of the most common.
If self-criticism is getting you down, here are some tools to get unstuck and into a better frame of mind.
Burnout involves exhaustion, a sense of ineffectiveness, negativity, and cynicism. Here are three antidotes to help you feel recharged and reconnected to life and work.
The pandemic has brought a high number of moral dilemmas and potential for moral injury. Thankfully, a number of healing approaches are also in development.
Although massage is often treated like a luxury, its potential benefits are anything but shallow.
Instead of trying to avoid failure at all cost, how about embracing it and seeing what it has to offer?
Aspiring to be more trauma-informed? Let these 6 principles be your guide.
The oppression of young people may have long-lasting personal and societal consequences.
Mindfulness has much to offer, but too often it is practiced without a clear understanding of its downsides and potential risks.
It is easy to ignore the potential sources of harm in counseling and psychotherapy.
The transition to retirement can be emotionally challenging, but there are steps you can take to prepare yourself.
Looking for the root causes of suffering? Understanding these eight preoccupations will reveal motives and assumptions we often ignore.
Self-compassion tells us to be kind and caring towards ourselves, but this is easier said than done. A simple practice can help us build this new reflex in small moments each day.
Visualization has remained frustratingly out of reach for many people who struggle to “see” anything in their mind’s eye when they try. It doesn't have to be this way.
Existential crises can be painful in the moment, but in the long run they can offer wisdom, hope, and profound positive transformation.
Life presents challenges to all of us, but not everyone will learn and grow as a result. Here are a few tips to help you glean the wisdom from your toughest times.
Trying to forgive someone, but feeling lost? These four strategies can get the process started.
The importance of expertise in understanding, treating, and improving the mental health of older adults.
Our unnecessary focus on efficiency tyrannizes us, stresses us out, and negatively impacts our relationships. There is another way.
The demand for therapists available to treat complicated grief is growing, but many will find it hard to find and access competent providers.
Contrary to assumptions, many students want to learn to better help older adults. Learn what a recent survey of clinical psychology students found.
A thought record is a classic tool in cognitive behavioral therapy, but that does not make it simple or easy. These tips will help you get more out of the process.
Grief can be a long journey, and most of us don't have a map. Routine, ritual, remembrance, and restoration can help guide the way.
Whether you are feeling bored or overwhelmed, a little structure to how you plan and think about your days can help maximize well-being.
Are you trying to figure out how to get through this challenging time with your well-being intact? Here are seven strategies to help cultivate resilience.
Death is a common source of anxiety, but it doesn't have to be. Over time, death can become a teacher and a friend rather than something to fear.
When we stop seeking endless pleasure, true happiness can finally be found.
Regret can be an unpleasant feeling, but research shows it can also point us toward growth and opportunity for change.
Solutions to three common mistakes to help you get the most from a gratitude practice.
Kathering King, Psy.D., is an assistant professor of psychology at William James College.