ThoughtBuster: Lean Into Your Negative Thoughts

This week’s ThoughtBuster–a short illustrated exercise used to kick a negative thought to the curb–is inspired by the work of Brené Brown. Brené Brown, research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, has spent her career studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. In her eye-opening TED Talk, The Power of Vulnerability, Brené discusses a common tendency to try to numb … Read more

Thoughtbuster: Locate Your Negative Thought and Yank it Out!

Have you ever wondered where your emotions live inside your body? Sounds a little strange, huh? This is what a group of researchers out of Finland recently asked 700 volunteers. Specifically, they were asked to indicate on a human silhouette where they felt various emotions within their body. The results were remarkably consistent across cultures and can be seen … Read more