Positive psychiatry, believe it or not, is more than just rainbows and unicorns! It’s backed up by our good friend, science.
Dr. Samantha Boardman is a clinical instructor in psychiatry, an attending psychiatrist at Weill Cornell Medical College, and the author of Everyday Vitality: Turning Stress Into Strength. Her website, Positive Prescription, focuses on sharing practical strategies that can enhance your life and build resilience – without the positive fluff. She has a skill for sharing this information in a way that’s uplifting rather than shaming – something that so many people get wrong. We talk about microstressors, how they accumulate, and how to remain strong in the face of them.
Dr. Samantha Boardman talks about...
- How she began focusing on positive psychiatry
- Studying mental health instead of illness
- The compounding effect of small, daily stressors
- Three ways to build vitality
- Putting words to your emotions
- The power of uncertainty
- Post-traumatic growth
- Building resilience in everyday life
- The perfectionism problem
- Read: Everyday Vitality
- Visit earthandstar.com and get 15% off your first order with promo code “HTW”
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