If you want to be more resilient, build both internal and external resources.
Michael Ungar, Ph.D.
If overindulged, nostalgia can give rise to a utopia that never existed.
Neel Burton, M.D.
Bring acceptance to the table. Remember, you can’t control anyone’s behavior but your own.
Michael C. LaSala, Ph.D., LCSW
The positive impact of gratitude increases with specific evidence for why you feel grateful.
Erin Olivo, Ph.D.
In dolphins and chimps, the outward signs of friendship are unmistakable.
Seth Slater, M.F.A.
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The Beauty Spot
Get over it—looks matter for everyone.
The Beauty Spot
Why I Hate Beauty
Immersion in images and the reality of the world's most beautiful women poses a dilemma for healthy males.
The Truth About Looks
How nice if inner beauty trumped outer appearance. But it's time to accept the not-so-pretty facts.
Attractiveness: A Whole Other Matter
It is more than skin deep.
Real Women Take Center Stage as Hollywood Finally Gets It!
From Streep to Adele, we are beginning to celebrate real women.
Why Some Midlifers Spiral Out of Control?
Compulsive dieting, cosmetic surgery, alcohol and drug use at middle age.
The (Un-Erotic) Glories of Nudity
Bearing witness to the real shape of women.
The Beauty Factor: Men, Women and the Misperception of Sexual Interest
New study sheds light on the dating game.
And the Oscar Goes To....The Women With Real Bodies!!!
Do celebrity bodies poison girls' minds?
Am I Pretty or Am I Ugly?
The path that leads girls to ask strangers on Youtube to rate their appearance.
Do men find very skinny women attractive?
Women often misjudge men’s preferences.
Preston Ni's Soft Power Series: Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.
Striving Toward True Liberation: Women’s Roles and Influences in the Life of the Buddha
Women’s Roles and Influences in the Life of the Buddha
Beauty, God, Death: What is Real Psychotherapy?
Preserving the heart of psychotherapy.
Beauty: Culture-Specific or Universally Defined?
The universality of some beauty markers.
I’m Sexy and I Know It
Sometimes innovations for women are just plain ridiculous
If You Believe in Fairies, You're Not Alone
A cartoon about hair anxiety.
Ladies, Does Your Breast Size Affect Your Self-esteem?
A cartoon about how your self-image may influence your cup size.
10 Steps to a Better Body Image
It's possible to like what you see in the mirror.
How to Look Competent
To boost job prospects, you may need a makeover.
Looks Can Kill (Your Best Judgment)
An angelic demeanor can bowl over even the brightest of us.
More than Just a Bad Hair Day
It has ripple effects on our sense of self.
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5 Questions that Will Test Your Sense of Meaning in Life
by Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D.
The Whites of Your Eyes Convey Subconscious Truths
by Christopher Bergland
Normal, Human Infant Sleep: Feeding Method and Development
by Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D.
The Real Reason Why Your Partner May Not Be Listening To You
by Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D.
Five Strategies To Help You Stop Overthinking
by Sophia Dembling
Tardiness, Self-worth and Being Present
by Michael J. Formica, MS, MA, EdM
Acceptance Is Key to Dealing With A Narcissist
by Deborah Ward
Dealing With Everyday Sadists and Other "Dark Personalities"
by Traci Stein, PhD, MPH
How to Have a Well-Behaved Child, Part 2
Let It Go!
by Judith Sills, Ph.D.
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