5 Tips for Avoiding Regrets about Love

Wondering how to avoid having regrets about love and relationships? These five tips will help keep you from saying "if only..."

You're Not Really Friends With That Internet Celebrity

The psychology of why you feel an illusion of closeness to your favorite internet personality

A Nation Advances on Its Stomach

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on July 27, 2016 in The Human Beast
Napoleon said that an army marches on its stomach. Now, economists conclude that how well fed a nation is drives the economy.

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Why I’m Giving Up My Job As An Undercover Muppet

By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on July 29, 2016 in Reset 24/7
Are you a perpetual people pleaser? Our performance driven culture can leave us depleted, requiring us to rethink our obsession with perfectionism in favor of self-compassion.

Advice: Should I Delete My Ex And His Family On Facebook?

When you break up, should your online friendships end, too? Advice to a letter writer who feels self-conscious about her ex's family checking up on her online.

The Civic Imagination

By Bernard L. De Koven on July 29, 2016 in On Having Fun
It is easier to gain entrance to the public imagination with humor than with outrage.

The Happiest Nation In The World

The United Arab Emirates is looking to be the happiest nation in the world. How can psychology help?

How to give your child a rich life--without raising entitled

Nobody wants to raise a child who thinks the world owes him, who feels like he’s entitled to take whatever he wants.

Could Loving What You Do Be A Problem?

Do you love your work? Do you believe that what you do each day is making a positive difference? Does it give you a sense of identity and a feeling of purpose in the world?
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Do You Struggle To Ask For Help?

When it comes to getting what you need to be truly successful in your work, do you struggle to ask for help?

Do You Truly Love Animals?

Do you know how to show your love for animals truly? This article helps illustrate some surprising insights!

Is your bias limiting you?

By Megan Dalla-Camina on July 28, 2016 in Real Women
Are your behaviors and success being limited by your biases? Here are some simple reminders to keep your biases in check.

Curing Fear of Flying in 140 Characters or Less

Sam was insistent. If I wasn't using Twitter to help people fly, I was missing something big.

Is Light Exercise Enough to Reduce Depression?

By Joel Minden, PhD on July 28, 2016 in CBT and Me
How intense does exercise need to be to control symptoms of depression? New research shows that we may not have to work as hard as we think.

Your Eyes Are a Window Into the Inner Workings of Your Brain

William Shakespeare is credited with observing, "Eyes are the window to the soul." A new study goes one step farther by showing how your eyes are a window into your brain.

How to Stop Dieting: 3 Keys to Sane, Sustainable Weight Loss

Most diets don't work, because they're impossible to stick to long term. Try following these principles for successful sustainable weight loss and break that yo-yo dieting cycle.

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

By Meg Selig on July 28, 2016 in Changepower
Can you create your own feeling of happiness? Use these 10 research-based techniques to become happier in 30 seconds or less. And their benefits could last a lifetime.

Stone-Walling Your Wife Can Give You Back Trouble

By Temma Ehrenfeld on July 28, 2016 in Open Gently
Stone-walling can give husbands back and neck pain, according to a study with 20 years of data.

I Like Them, But Do They Like Me?

Observing a few nonverbal cues will instantly let you know if people like you or not.

Setting Boundaries for Loved Ones

By Fran Simone Ph.D. on July 28, 2016 in A Family Affair
Setting and sticking to boundaries is easier said than done.

Connecting Spelling Books to Reading Scores

Do you know why so many American school children can't read proficiently? Guess what we aren't teaching.

Personality and Income

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on July 28, 2016 in A Sideways View
Many things determine your salary: education, the job sector, the state of the economy. But also your personality: your motivation, how hard you work and your work relationships.

4 Simple Steps to Conquer Your Fears

Tired of being dominated by your fears? Here are four tips to help you overcome them.

Ping Lian Yeak, Artist

Ping Lian Yeak makes the leap from "autistic artist" to "artist" with his exhibition at a prominent New York gallery.
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How Self-Control Can Help You Live a Healthier Life

Self-control is a vital strength and key determinant of success in everyday life.

How Does a Lung Cancer Diagnosis Change a Life?

Does a lung cancer diagnosis lead to new ideas about lifestyle, stress relief and disease? Yes it does.

Good News in the Fight Against Ocean Noise

A small victory is scored against the forces that fill the oceans with noise.

Why I Don’t Call the Dalai Lama “Your Holiness”

By Paul Ekman Ph.D. on July 28, 2016 in Face It!
To the world, he's referred to as "His Holiness the Dalai Lama".

Why We Read WebMD

Research explains the impulse to look for medical information online.

Election by Association: Showcasing Successful Surrogates

Clinton cashes in on convention psychology. From endorsements to the selection of convention speakers, indirect image management is a significant part of a political campaign.