Positive psychology is a booming industry. But is it science, religion, or something else? – Vox

Just over 20 years old, this field has captivated the world with its hopeful promises — and drawn critics for its moralizing, mysticism, and serious commercialization. — Read on www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/11/13/20955328/positive-psychology-martin-seligman-happiness-religion-secularism

Suffering = Pain x Resistance

Suffering = Pain x Resistance (Shinzen Young) As a first responder, pain (trauma) is inevitable, however, the resistance to change is NOT. If WE as a profession, continue to resist the need for change in how we train and respond to mental health issues, WE will continue to suffer and have a problem with suicide. … Continue reading Suffering = Pain x Resistance

How Ironic: Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) vs. First Responder Wellness Training (FRWT)

Question: Nationwide, how much emphasis is put on dealing with citizens in crisis (CIT Training) vs. dealing with First Responders in crisis? How many states have CIT Programs? 47 and is available in 2,700 communities nationwide (National Alliance for Mental Illness - NAMI) How many states have FRWT? 0 (NAMI) Quote on FRWT: "The current state of support … Continue reading How Ironic: Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) vs. First Responder Wellness Training (FRWT)

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