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When two lives merge . . .

Getting married and living happily ever after are not necessarily synonymous. Personal history (past behaviour) such as previous marriage(s) or previous relationships with the opposite sex and what we have learned about marriage from our parents are usually good predictors of what your marriage will be like. 766 more words


Maslow, Rogers, And Humanistic Personality Theory

If you were not in class today (or need this for your work *in* class), attached is the web activity worksheet that goes along with our discussion on humanistic theory of personality. 27 more words

Notes And Homework

People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don’t find myself saying, “Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.” I don’t try to control a sunset.

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A Teacher’s Mirror: Self Reflection

How can we evaluate ourselves when even the mirror lacks perfect accuracy? Michael Jackson sang, “I’m starting with the man in the mirror/ I’m asking him to change his ways…” Who is that man or woman the teacher sees in the reflection? 274 more words

Getting It Wrong

Being judgmental has negative connotations. It implies an unfounded sense of superiority or of being overly critical. The psychologist Carl Rogers made us aware of the potential dangers in this, especially in counselling situations. 874 more words

Living And Learning

Being a Fully Functioning Person

We’ve all heard the term “fully-functioning person” but what does it actually mean?

Humanist psychologist, Carl Rogers believed that we are all born with an “Actualizing Tendency.” This actualizing tendency is our innate tendency, our core desire, to fulfill all of our needs both physically and mentally, to express our true selves, and most importantly to become all that we are capable of becoming! 485 more words


Wednesday Wisdom

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”

~ Carl Rogers

Wednesday Wisdom