Parables and Positive Psychology 09/24/20

"Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening,and he was greatly perplexed because some were saying,'John has been raised from the dead';others were saying, 'Elijah has appeared';still others, “One of the ancient prophets has arisen.'But Herod said, “John I beheaded.Who then is this about whom I hear such things?'And he kept trying to see … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/24/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/22/20

"My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it.” (Luke 8:19-21) Today's post will be relatively short and sweet, especially considering that this reading does not require much of a summary outside of what is already written. What we can focus on here for today is this very … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/22/20

The Biopsychosocial Model of Well-Being 09/21/20

What is the biopsychosocial model of well-being, and how can it be implemented into my own life? The biopsychosocial model, although it is certainly a mouthful to say, is a very useful model to implement into your everyday life. On the surface, it seems to be very complicated, but I will break it down so … Continue reading The Biopsychosocial Model of Well-Being 09/21/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/20/20

"Are you envious because I am generous? Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.” (Matthew 20:15-16) In this parable, Jesus describes a landowner who pays the same daily wage to his workers, regardless of how long they actually labored for the landowner. Some workers in the parable started as early … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/20/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/19/20

"Whoever has ears to hear ought to hear.” (Luke 8:8) With this proclamation, Jesus suggests that everyone should listen to the word of God and incorporate it into their lives, so as to fulfill the individual and those around them. But then, Jesus goes on to describe a few common responses to hearing this word. … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/19/20

Philosophy Friday 09/18/20

What is the meaning of a good life? This common philosophy question especially intrigues me. It is perhaps one of the most difficult questions to answer, yet one of the most important ones to contemplate in our lives. Considering I studied philosophy in college, it is no wonder that my mind is hyperactive when it … Continue reading Philosophy Friday 09/18/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 09/17/20

"But the one to whom little is forgiven, loves little." (Luke 7:47) Currently, the United States is in an election year, and the air is thick with calumny and vitriol towards political opponents. In other words, there is extreme hostility towards political opponents, whether that is between the candidates themselves or among the followers of … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 09/17/20

Parables and Positive Psychology 5/6/20

"When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, 'I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'" (John 8:12) Hi all! Whether it has been noticeable to you guys or not, I have certainly been away for a long time, even after my Hiatus … Continue reading Parables and Positive Psychology 5/6/20

Who Is the Executive in Your Life?

How can an increased understanding of my executive function lead to a better sense of my own well-being? Well, first off, this is a pretty loaded question! This is mostly because executive function is more of an abstract concept than it is an absolute concrete entity. One leading researcher on executive function describes it to … Continue reading Who Is the Executive in Your Life?