Revenge of the 5th!: Star Wars, ACT, & the Factory of Suffering
In my previous post titled ACT & Star Wars: How Acceptance & Commitment Training Can Make You a Jedi, I made comparisons between the
ACT & Star Wars: How Acceptance & Commitment Training Can Make You a Jedi
ACT can make you like a Jedi Knight. Pretty bold claim, right? Yep! But Acceptance & Commitment Training/Therapy (ACT, pronounces like the word act because no one likes to take a test) can do some pretty amazing stuff. The research is ongoing, but so far there have been some amazing studies that demonstrate that regular use of ACT can be used from everything from improving emotional regulation skills (Elices et al., 2017, Kocovski et al., 2014, Smout et al., 2014) to increasing physical health (Hughes et al., 2013, Pots et al., 2016, Wicksell et al., 2013) to addressing chronic pain (Cebolla et al., 2017, McCracken et al., 2014, Veehof et al., 2016, Wetherell et al., 2011) to actually altering the way our very genes express themselves in positive ways (Bastani et al., 2020, Lechner et al., 2019, Rimes-Dimitriades et al., 2021)!
Science & Humane Behavior Podcast Episode 1: Humanity with Dr. Steven Hayes
In this first episode of the Science & Humane Behavior Podcast, Dr. Steven C. Hayes joins the podcast to talk about humane behavior and its