5 effective parenting programs to reduce problem behaviors in children Doree Armstrong From University of Washington All parents want what’s best for their children. But not every parent knows how to provide their child with the tools to be successful, or how to help them avoid the biggest adolescent behavior problems: substance use, delinquency, […]
Psychology of Music and Healing Effects of the Human Brain I was recently included on an album of positive music (www.PositiveMusicImperative.com). I was speaking on the importance of positive music, lyrics in particular, as a critical means to offset the natural negativity bias of the human mind. The negative is more powerful than the positive […]
Celebrate the Good News of Others to Make Your Relationships Soar Dr. John Schinnerer How do you maximize a marriage? Want to amplify your love life? Want to know the secret to a transcendent sex life? How do you turn up the intensity and frequency of positive feelings with your friends and family? New studies […]
My life is interesting. It swings between curious, frustrating, rewarding, breath-taking, exciting, challenging, and humorous. I’ve never taken the well-traveled road. As a result, my life is never dull. It’s never boring. Above all, my life is meaningful and purposeful. My goal is to teach people about their mind – how to use their mind […]
Below is the foreword to the revised edition of my book, Guide To Self. I thought you’d be interested in seeing what I’ve been doing over the past 2 years! Guide to Self: The Answer to the Age-Old Question…How Can I Be Happy?Using Positive Psychology to Learn Happiness (Revised Edition)ByJohn L. Schinnerer, Ph.D.Guide To Self, Inc.April […]
How Can I Be Happy? Learn the latest in positive psychology with John Schinnerer PhD
I just received this inspiring email from Isabelle and wanted to share it with you… Dear Dr. John: THANK YOU! I was desperate to get help, I knew I had an issue but did not know where to seek help. I have been waiting one year for my referral to a psychologist and just got […]
I woke up this morning to the news of the tsunami hitting Japan due to the massive earthquake. I was still reeling from that news when I got hit with another ‘tsunami’ – an email courtesy of ‘Juan Garcia’ (real name withheld) who has spent 29 years in prison for murder. Check out this moving […]
Hello! My name is John Schinnerer, Ph.D., founder of Guide to Self in Danville, CA. I teach clients the latest proven tools to turn down the volume on anger. A perfect referral for me is a male between the ages of 15 and 50 whose anger and irritation is driving his family members up a […]
Mindfulness – The Best Anger Management Tool Available?
“Although the practice of mindfulness is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that mindfulness also provides cognitive and psychological benefits that persist throughout the day,” says Sara Lazar, PhD. It has been shown to turn down the volume on anger, sadness, stress and anxiety.