Category: Education

The Verdict Is In — The case for attachment theory

While many schools of psychotherapy have held that our early experiences with our caretakers have a powerful impact on our adult functioning, there have been plenty of hard-nosed academics and researchers who’ve remained unconvinced. Back in 1968, psychologist Walter Mischel

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insights

Some insight to share with you on my newest course!

“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” —Anthony J. D’Angelo Just in time for summer, it’s with great excitement that I present to you my new course: The Mindsight Approach to Well-Being: A Comprehensive

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go behind the scenes of my new book - mind!

Go Behind the Scenes of My New Book – MIND!

I’m very excited to share with you some great behind-the-scenes videos put together by our team to give you a deeper look at my new book, MIND: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human. In the seven short videos below,

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Online Companion Course for Brainstorm

It’s here: An Online Companion Course for Brainstorm

Online Companion Course for Brainstorm We asked, and you answered — our first “companion course” is for Dan’s New York Times best-seller Brainstorm! This course is titled Brainstorm Intensive: A Practical Understanding for Keeping the Adolescent Brain in Mind. It is now available for pre-registration and

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blue school

Congratulations to the Blue School!

Recently, the Blue School, which I am involved with as an Advisory Board member, was named as one of Tech Insider’s 13 Most Innovative Schools in the world! The Blue School in New York City is built upon the idea that keeping

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mind emotion and the spectrum of autism

Mind, Emotion, and the Spectrum of Autism

Last month was Autism Awareness month and I’m writing today to remind us that autism continues to be a compelling global issue that consumes the tireless efforts of families and professionals throughout the year. In our human family, there are many ways

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how to bring presence into our modern digitized world

How to Bring Presence Into Our Modern, Digitized World

For the past few years, I’ve attended an interactive conference called Wisdom 2.0, an annual event that encourages the ongoing conversation about how to bring more mindful awareness and compassion to our modern-day, digital world. At the most recent gathering in

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The Self is Not Defined by the Boundaries of Our Skin

The Self is Not Defined by the Boundaries of Our Skin

Recently, I’ve spoken at several conferences around the country about mindfulness in adolescents, attachment in families, and bringing more awareness and compassion to our digital lives.  One comment in particular that I made at each of these speaking engagements seemed to garner

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Relationship Science and Being Human

Relationship Science and Being Human

When I was a child, I used to marvel at the sound of the frogs in our neighborhood creek. Perched on the rocks, they would find each other and croak out an exhilarating symphony of amphibious songs. Meanwhile, their tadpole

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