08 Feb Being Well Podcast: How to Change for Good
There are times in our lives when we recognize that something’s got to change. Today Dr. Hanson and Forrest explore a big question: What goes into making who we are, and how can we give ourselves the freedom to grow and change over time?
2:00: What does “self-concept” mean?
6:00: Where does self-concept come from?
11:30: Different ways to understand childhood development.
17:00: Why is it so hard for people to change?
26:00: Social forces that prevent us from changing.
33:00: Three case studies of personal change.
34:00: Who owns the problem?
38:30: Do you really want it?
44:30: We can change if we’re willing to take risks.
52:00: Trusting yourself, and feeling validated.
(2021) Learning to learn from positive experiences, The Journal of Positive Psychology,
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