In her writing, she’s able to take the challenges she faces and turn them into a recipe which can be applied to every day life. In doing so, she knows that finding creative ways to move through tough emotions always leads to a better, healthier, happier, active, more adventurous life for herself. By writing honestly and openly, she hopes her direct experiences will inspire others to who are grieving to move forward in their lives. Losing Your Parents confronts one of the hardest subjects for people to deal with, namely how to react in the face of a parent passing away. Blog posts on the site detail useful books to read, along with other useful grief resources.
Dr. Michael Britt keeps up to date on current psychology through video and podcasts. The Psych Files is a Psychology podcast hosted by Michael A. Britt, Ph.D. The Psych Files is aimed at anyone curious about human behavior, though students taking a course in psychology, those majoring in psychology, and instructors of psychology will find the podcast particularly of interest.
Some facts about the podcast:
- The premier academic Psychology Podcast since January 2007.
- Always in the top 10 of the iTunes Higher Education category.
- Each episode is downloaded more than 20,000 times.
- Over 4,500 episodes are downloaded every day. Total downloads for all the episodes are over 9 million worldwide.
- This website is linked to by thousands of high schools, colleges and universities around the world.
- Typical listeners are college students and their professors, critical thinkers and life-long learners.
- There are currently 7 apps in the Apple app store and 3 in the Google Android market which have grown out of the work here on this podcast.
It is important to have someone to listen to you sometimes. Someone to truly listen to you–and not judge you and to not know your past history or hangups. Some people just need someone to listen to them, period, and not talk at all. It is important to have someone to listen back. I have been there myself!
With 7 Cups of Tea, listeners are trained in Active Listening. Some of the listeners are free, some charge a nominal fee for their service. Nominal from what I have seen is from .50 USD down to .003 USD per minute.
At present they are doing over 100 call and chat requests a day. They currently work with a number of organizations like NAMI, Active Minds, the International Bipolar Foundation and several others.
If you feel you have no one to talk to, here you are. Someone to listen to you, someone who will definitely hear what you have to say.