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Thoughts on repurposing life after 50
Cecilia Dintino PsyD
Ageist thoughts hurt us. They hold back our evolution. They inhibit our development. Sometimes they fill us with shame. Who needs that? Here are seven thoughts not to think.
Women 50, 60, 70 and up: It's time to stop being confused about what to do next. Instead, it's time to be creative. Here are three big reasons why.
Recently, I asked myself, Who do you want to be when you grow up? I have this sense that at 60, there is more growing for me to do.
Most of us look to our futures in a crystal ball that reflects only what's gone before. But the best discoveries are born from something never experienced before.
Everywhere you look, women, in particular older women, are starting to assert themselves. What about you?
Are you short on reasons to be grateful? What if gratitude is not a commodity that needs a reason to exist? Maybe gratefulness is in you, like the stars are in the sky.
Tired of letting your feelings run your life? Instead of reacting, here's how you can respond.
Defying ageism requires more than our resistance. The first call to action is to use our imagination. What can we make up about our future possibilities?
Feel like you are up against a wall? The DBT skill Radical Acceptance provides a way through.
Is Midlife posing a challenge for you? The skill Participate can help.
Midlife can be a challenge. Applying DBT skills to every day living.
Is menopause just a bunch of intolerable symptoms? Or is it a passage? And if menopause is a passage, what is it a passage to?
Do you want more energy and innovation in your life? Even small moments of improvisation can give you the opening.
Who do you want to be? When is the last time you sat still and assessed your core values?
It is our stories that define us, and our re-story that will set us anew. But where do we begin?
In Times of Uncertainty, Awe Reminds Us That Nothing Lasts and Nothing Ends
What's your re-story? How our narratives are continuously evolving with each moment.
The road ahead is full of twists and turns.
Cecilia Dintino, PsyD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology at Columbia University Medical Center and a faculty member at New York University’s graduate program in Drama Therapy.