12 Sep 2012
Armand discussed whether a sense of significance is essential or whether we could do without it
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12 Sep 2012
Armand discussed whether a sense of significance is essential or whether we could do without it
11 Sep 2012
Armand explores how hindsight bias can create difficulties in communication and memory.
05 Sep 2012
Armand discusses gullibility and the many ways it serves our psyches, our relationships, and our world.
07 Jun 2011
Armand explores the traits and qualities of those with submissive personalities.
19 Apr 2011
Interview with Jeffrey Abugel, author of Stranger to Myself: Inside Depersonalization, the Hidden Epidemic.
13 Apr 2011
A description of what belief is and the resulting implications. How do our beliefs shape us?
05 Apr 2011
Armand examines the aunthentic being.
30 Mar 2011
How our other or alternate self self play out in our lives.
29 Mar 2011
Armand explores alternate personalities and its effects on the individual.
22 Mar 2011
Psychotherapist Guy Winch, PhD. discusses his book "The Squeaky Wheel", which explores complaining and how it can be beneficial.
10 Dec 2009
Digital communication has changed the way we express ourselves to each other with both positive and negative outcomes.
10 Nov 2009
Interview with Dr. Fred Previc, author of The Dopaminergic Mind in Human Evolution and History
25 Nov 2009
Armand and Sherry discuss the neurological and psychological causes of locked-in syndrome, a condition where information can be perceived but the perceiver cannot communicate with the world outside.
13 Oct 2009
There are many factors that contribute to one's mood. Armand explores both internal and external influences that can help us manage our sense of well being.
08 Oct 2009
People's attitudes toward money are complex. Armand explores ways in which we make decisions about money, spending, saving or having a lack of money.
07 Apr 2009
Armand interviews Mary Roach, author of Bonk- The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
22 Jan 2009
Armand explores what gets in the way of being excellent with other humans.
21 Jan 2009
Armand and Dr. Starr discuss how we fall for scams and what makes us gullible.
07 Jan 2009
Radio Show January 7, 2009
01 Jan 2009
New Years Show
08 Jan 2009
Armand explores low energy versus high energy and how each impacts individuals
25 Dec 2008
The day's radio program
23 Dec 2008
Armand discusses reasons why we lie to ourselves as well as accept the lies of others
11 Nov 2008
A discussion about the chemistry of cheating and the need people have for taking risks
22 Oct 2008
After a while people frequently unveil their true self
21 Oct 2008
Armand Explores aspects of fantasy and reality
16 Oct 2008
Armand explores the various ways certain personalities respond under pressure
09 Oct 2008
The financial crisis has many illusions which include finding fault for the way the situation is now Armand penetrates this illusion.
04 Sep 2008
Armand discusses a novel idea that taste actually reflects what people need rather than who they are.
02 Sep 2008
How a person presents themselves is an indicator of personal ethics. Armand explores how ethics impact our behaviors
22 Aug 2008
Memory's errors are confusing and fascinating as they are important. Armand explores aspects of memory recall.
20 Aug 2008
Armand interviews J. Craig Williams about getting sued and the effects it has on people.Author and Title of Book: J. Craig Williams "How To Get Sued"
19 Aug 2008
Why do people exaggerate? Does Exaggeration feed some primal need?
13 Aug 2008
Armand explores when people distort reality to make others feel crazy
12 Aug 2008
Compassion is the ability to feel another's suffering and a wish to eliminate it. Armand explores the range of compassion we experience
15 Jul 2008
There are factors to consider as to why people do not return for whatever one offers which includes expression of anger, prohibition of leaving and the protection of a narcissistic ego.
09 Jul 2008
An exploration of hearing and speaking phenomena.
08 Jul 2008
Armand explores the many facets of visions including preferences, aversions, and color deficiencies
03 Jul 2008
Armand explores why people came into our lives, for a reason, a season, a lifetime
24 Jun 2008
Being normal is extraordinary. Armand explores the range of human behaviors that are usual and unusual.
19 Jun 2008
Armand explores aspects of fantasies and how they can help or hurt us
18 Jun 2008
Armand with in-studio guest Stephanie Roth exploring need related to body piercing and tattoos.
17 Jun 2008
how does mood change and what are the internal and external forces that affect our moods
04 Jun 2008
Denial comes in many forms, Armand explores this defense mechanism in depth.
03 Jun 2008
People often can feel entitled to many things no matter what the cost to others
06 May 2008
A sense of authenticity is one of our deepest psychological needs. Armand explores aspects of authenticity.
30 Apr 2008
Armand explores dramatically opposing sides of a person's personality
29 Apr 2008
True Compassion is a key element to moving civilization to a higher level of humanity
08 Apr 2008
The Sandwich Generation is a demanding time when a couple is dealing with taking care of aging parents and their own children.
03 Apr 2008
You probably spend more time using you listening skills than any other kind of skills, listening takes practice
01 Apr 2008
Each persons mind has a wide range of status operandi. Armand explores from the secure to the insecure mind.
20 Mar 2008
Wakefulness involves circadian rhythms, brain wave patterns and psychological states that are all interconnected.
13 Mar 2008
Current Research and Understanding of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
29 Jan 2008
Being in and out of rhythm and how to find your heart rythm.
24 Jan 2008
Armand describes how making excuses is a way of inhibiting your own personal growth.
16 Jan 2008
Our reptilian brain is always on the lookout for danger, but it is not always accurate.
03 Jan 2008
About the many ways we stop ourselves from happiness and fulfillment.
27 Dec 2007
Discovering the powers and challenges that we cannot see but certainly exist.
20 Dec 2007
More important understanding of empathy and mirror neurons in pain sensitive regions in the brain.
19 Dec 2007
Armand and Dr. Kent Robertshaw discuss the topic of self-medicating.
18 Dec 2007
Armand explores new and unusual gifts to give and receive for the holidays.
11 Dec 2007
Armand explores the vicissitudes of hope from the most positive to the most difficult.
04 Dec 2007
A new study suggests that perfectionism is related to indirect aggression.
29 Nov 2007
What don't you know about the world and yourself and what you need to learn to be successful.
28 Nov 2007
Armand discusses the myriad forms of denial that are rampant in our lives every day.
14 Nov 2007
Peoples' choices of clothing often reveal personality characteristics and quirks.
04 Oct 2007
Armand discusses with Nicholas Vreeland and Alexandra Beller how to find happiness within without looking outward.
27 Sep 2007
People do not always react the way they are expected to. Armand explores paradoxical responses. guilt,
25 Sep 2007
Armand, Kent Robertshaw and Tripp Evans discuss the nature of inheritance.
18 Sep 2007
Armand interviews Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley, authors of "Working With You is Killing Me."
05 Sep 2007
An overview of hystorical facts regarding the use of psychoactive substances.
04 Sep 2007
Hormones are at the core of our sexual drives and are survival needs and have a greater effect on our choices than most people know.
29 Aug 2007
Rethinking post-traumatic stress disorder and the various emotional effects on an individual.
30 Aug 2007
Asking for help evokes fear and emotional feelings in us. Armand explores aspects of reaching out for help.
23 Aug 2007
Stealing is often a misunderstood phenomenon of human functioning. Armand explores the dynamics of larceny and theft.
16 Aug 2007
Four leading professionals discuss the meaning of mental health.
09 Aug 2007
More recent findings on treatments of obsessive compulsive disorder.
08 Aug 2007
Armand interviews author Sandra Reishus about the similarities to our fathers when seeking a mate.
07 Aug 2007
Armand discusses current research and understanding of obsessive compulsive disorders.
02 Aug 2007
Striking a balance between being alert and calm.
01 Aug 2007
Attractiveness has definite advantages and not so obvious disadvantages.
05 Jul 2007
Traumatic experiences can sometimes be used as a defense against a more vulnerable self.
20 Jun 2007
A review of alchemy, its history and modern applications to today's psychological therapeutic approach to achieving individuation.
14 Jun 2007
There are many factors that influence emergence from adolescence.
07 Jun 2007
Whether or not to trust our gut instincts.
05 Jun 2007
Armand explores the relationship between love and pain.
30 May 2007
A review of the Harvard School of Mental Health report on recent findings related to healthy self-esteem.
03 May 2007
What seems odd to many people can be common to others. Armand explores unusual, emotional and behavioral patterns.
02 May 2007
Human survival has evolved from strategies that have developed over thousands of years.
26 Apr 2007
Armand explores why we lie or deceive others and what the consequences are when we self-disclose.
18 Apr 2007
Armand and Roberta Maria Atti discuss an overview of what behavior is and how it manifests in different individuals who are members of the same group.
11 Apr 2007
An overview of the difference between Type A, alpha and dominant behavior.
10 Apr 2007
Exploration of sexual, social and self-preservation instincts that are basic to our human nature.
20 Mar 2007
A sense of belonging is essential to emotional well-being. Armand explores aspects of fitting in.
15 Mar 2007
Each of us has skills that we do not recognize as achievements or talents. Armand discusses how to apply strengths to personal challenges.
13 Mar 2007
Armand and Dr. Frank Yeomans discuss aspects of healthy and unhealthy narcissism.
21 Feb 2007
An overview of how cold weather affects body and mind.
04 Jan 2007
Armand discusses 7 key steps to lead your life more effectively with guests Christine Langermann and William Cook.
21 Sep 2006
There are many aspects of sleep that uncover the inner dynamics of an individual's personality. Music Played: The Little Horses; So Many Stars by Kathleen Battle; The Velveteen Rabbit with Meryl Streep
14 Sep 2006
Understanding people who tend to have multiple partners. Music Played: Improvisation for Unaccompanied Saxophones - Al Cohen and Zoot Simms also: Sweets Edison - "That Old Feeling"
Programs featuring the enneagram
Programs about cutting edge research
Programs about passive-agressive, bipolar disorder and other anger related conditions
Programs about fragile emotions
Armand discusses living with depression
Programs pertaining to Stress, Tension and Anxiety
Armand looks at the lighter side of psychology
A collection of radio programs discussing various human behaviours and tendancies
A short series on addictions, compulsions and self destructive behaviors
Armand discusses his ground breaking theory on birth order
Various interviews of Armand and his special guests
A discussion about narcissism, dependency, grandiosity and depression
A totally new perspective on feelings of isolation and aloneness
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Established in 1978, The Foundation for Positive Psychology has a mission encourage people to learn about themselves, and improve their lives through positive thinking. Funds are used to cover production and delivery costs for "The Positive Mind", and to provide therapy to those who cannot afford it.
Original host of "The Positve Mind" for 35 years. His presence among the radio waves will always be remembered, as his reach as both a therapist and a host spread across the world. He was a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, a Certified Rehabilitation Specialist and a registered graduate education Supervisor.
Kevin is the co-host and producer of "The Positive Mind" on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City. A native of Queens, NY Kevin was Armand's only student and close colleague for the last 3 years of his life. Kevin is happy to continue the legacy of Armand on the air for many, many years to come.Contact Me
Ben is a co-producer of "The Positive Mind". For his tenth birthday, he received a clock radio from a neighbor, beginning of a lifelong love of radio. After listening to the program for years, Ben became part of the team in 2014.Contact Me
Niseema is co-producer and featured guest on "The Positive Mind". She hopes to educate the listeners about the importance of the body mind connection.Contact Me
Linda is a featured guest who co-hosted the show with Armand and joins us to provide a clinical voice that adds the feminine perspective and expertise in trauma and PTSD.Contact Me