Self-Help

Essential Reads: Editor's Picks

Self-Help Blogs

  • Mel Schwartz

    A Shift of Mind

    Rethinking the way we live.
  • Dr. Andrea F. Polard, Psy.D.

    A Unified Theory of Happiness

    An East meets West approach.
  • Steven Stosny, Ph.D.

    Anger in the Age of Entitlement

    Cleaning up emotional pollution
  • Joseph Cardillo

    Attention Training

    How to think fast, find your focus, and sharpen your concentration.
  • Bipolar Advantage

    Being bipolar without disorder.
  • Russ Federman, Ph.D., ABPP

    Bipolar You

    The young adult's guide to bipolar depression.
  • Changepower

    Secrets to habit change
  • Steven Laurent

    Chill Pill

    Insights and tips from the anger management lab
  • Preston Ni

    Communication Success

    Be ultra-effective at home, at work, and in the world
  • Tina Gilbertson, LPC

    Constructive Wallowing

    How to beat bad feelings by letting yourself have them
  • Ben C. Fletcher, Ph.D.

    Do Something Different

    How to use the other 9/10ths of your personality.
  • Dr. Barton Goldsmith

    Emotional Fitness

    Harness the power of emotion to deepen your love with your partner, become more successful at work, and more
  • Judith Orloff, M.D.

    Emotional Freedom

    How to liberate yourself from negative emotions and create a positive life.
  • Leon Seltzer

    Evolution of the Self

    On the paradoxes of personality
  • Freedom to Grieve

    Protecting grief from "closure," consumerism, politics, and other cultural distortions
  • Dr. Dan Peters, Ph.D.

    From Worrier to Warrior

    Helping all ages tame and conquer The Worry Monster
  • Steven Hayes

    Get Out of Your Mind

    Transforming your life through acceptance, mindfulness, and values.
  • Gregory Ciotti

    Habits, Not Hacks

    Not just starting, but sustaining progress in your endeavors
  • Ann Smith

    Healthy Connections

    Ending destructive life patterns
  • Dr. Stephanie Sarkis

    Here, There, and Everywhere

    Time management and organization skills from an ADD expert
  • Neel Burton, M.D.

    Hide and Seek

    Understanding self-deception, self-sabotage, and more
  • Marty Nemko

    How To Do Life

    Fresh ideas about career and personal issues
  • In Flux

    Embracing transitions and change
  • Nancy Colier, LMSW, Rev.

    Inviting a Monkey to Tea

    Discovering lasting contentment
  • Reverend Susan Sparks

    Laugh Your Way to Well-Being

    It beats the alternative.
  • Beth Darnall, Ph.D.

    Less Pain, Fewer Pills

    How to use your mind-body connection to your advantage.
  • Barbara Markway, Ph.D.

    Living the Questions

    Finding peace in uncertain times.
  • John Corcoran

    Making Connections Count

    Building Better Relationships at Work and in Life
  • Melissa Orlov

    May I Have Your Attention

    The ADHD-impacted marriage
  • Andrea Brandt

    Mindful Anger

    A pathway to emotional freedom
  • Cortney S. Warren, Ph.D

    Naked Truth

    Choosing to Live a More Honest Life
  • Katherine Preston

    Out With It

    Vulnerability one day at a time
  • Mark Borigini

    Overcoming Pain

    Why people experience chronic pain, and the power they have to de-intensify it
  • Sally Augustin, Ph.D.

    People, Places, and Things

    The psychology of design: How to create an environment in which you will thrive
  • Karyn Hall, Ph.D.

    Pieces of Mind

    Managing big emotions, step by step
  • Susan Biali

    Prescriptions for Life

    How to attain your goals, great and small, and create a life you love.
  • Elana Premack Sandler

    Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide

    Research and advice on preventing teen and adult suicide
  • Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo

    Radical Sabbatical

    From stifling ruts to a life without boundaries
  • Russell Smith & Michael Foster

    Reinvent Yourself

    Strategies to Reboot Your Work and Your World
  • Teri Goetz, MS, LAC, ACC

    Renaissance Woman

    Thriving at every stage of life
  • Susan Heitler, Ph.D.

    Resolution, Not Conflict

    The guide to problem-solving.
  • Christa Smith

    Shift

    Personal transformation every day
  • Shut Up and Listen!

    One Man's Quest for Absolute Silence
  • Jay Winner

    Stress Remedy

    Exploring ways to reduce stress and improve health.
  • Anneli Rufus

    Stuck

    Why we can't (or won't) move on from bad jobs, bad relationships, and bad habits, and how we can all move ahead.
  • Larry Maucieri, Ph.D

    The Distracted Couple

    The Impact of ADHD on Adult Relationships
  • Allison Carmen

    The Gift of Maybe

    Finding hope and possibility in uncertain times
  • The Guest Room

    Reports and responses from guest bloggers.
  • Christine Louise Hohlbaum

    The Power of Slow

    Embracing time so you have more of it
  • Andy Tix, Ph.D.

    The Pursuit of Peace

    How to generate well-being for ourselves and each other
  • The Squeaky Wheel

    How to protect your psychological health, improve your relationships, and enhance your self-esteem.
  • Ann Olson

    Theory and Psychopathology

    Lines of thought
  • Hendrie Weisinger

    Thicken Your Skin

    Innovative tips, strategies, and cutting edge applications of psychology for all aspects of life enhancement.
  • Beverly D. Flaxington

    Understand Other People

    Better communication through a better understanding of behavior
  • Marlynn Wei, M.D., J.D.

    Urban Survival

    Your guide to managing life in the city
  • Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D.

    What Matters Most?

    Using your strengths to impact well-being

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