The Benefits and Dangers of Highly Empathic Parenting

Children of Empathic Parents Thrive. Parents Don't. Here's What You Can Do.

An Incredible Alternative to Mindfulness You Never Heard Of

Does meditation make you anxious or mad? The good news is that you don’t have to do mindfulness meditation. There are other ways to reach inner peace—backed by science.

What the Best CEOs on Earth Do Better

What distinguishes good leaders from great ones? What distinguishes good workplaces from exceptionally happy workplaces? One thing.

5 Reasons This Election Is Nuts—and the Science Behind It

Here's why the leading candidate is someone everyone hates.

3 Ways Social Media Ruins Everything

The urge to check social media is stronger than the urge for sex - at the cost our relationships and experiences.

4 Science-Backed Tips For Achieving Your Dreams

Whether it's New Year's resolutions or any other milestone we want to achieve, most of us give up on our dreams. Here's how to build the inner strength to make them come true!

The Oscars, the Elections: How We Get Hooked

Our brain on awards, prizes and winning

The Hard Data on Self-Love and Why It Leads to Success

We think of self-criticism as key to self-improvement. We couldn't be more wrong. Here's why self-compassion gives us an extra edge.

Burned Out? Why Energy Management is the Key to Resilience

Work hard, play hard? Think again, data shows. Why living life in the fast lane can slow you down, and what to do instead.

Why Nice Guys Really Do Finish First

Why nice guys do finish first.

Don't Fall For These Six Myths Of Success—Do This Instead

We have the misconception that, in order to be successful, we have to postpone our happiness and well-being. Here are the six myths of success that we tend to fall for.

3 Definitive Ways to Beat Winter Blues

Winter can be a downer. Here are three ways to make the best of it.

6 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Charisma

While research on charisma is still in development, one of the most extensive studies on charisma has found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.

3 Ways Parenthood Makes You More Mindful (and Healthy)

Being a parent can be extremely hard, yet research shows it can make you more mindful, happy and healthy in the long run.

Influence With a Light Touch

A Badge, a Bible...and an Over-Valued Idea

By Dale Hartley Ph.D., MBA
Why did a state trooper refuse to stop preaching to motorists?

8 Secret Ways We Influence Others With Our Body Language

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Sighs and shrugs are more powerful than they may seem.

5 Ways to Grow Your Charisma

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.
Exude confidence, yes, but never forget how much other people matter.

The Secret to a Billion Dollar Success Story

By Craig Dowden Ph.D.
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst on the power of vulnerability

Are You or Your Boss a Benevolent Tyrant?

By Mark B. Borg, Jr., Ph.D, Grant H. Brenner, MD, and Daniel Berry, RN, MHA
How to build relationship sanity in the workplace

Why Management Rapport Leads to Employee Productivity

By Victor Lipman
Many managers view their role as building control, not rapport.

The Three Rules for Healthy Money

By Sarah C. Newcomb Ph.D.
What we can learn from the intersection of psychology and economics

Are You a Lime or Are You a Cucumber?

By Talya Miron-Shatz Ph.D.
Health habits can be fun - one cucumber at a time.

3 Things Extraordinary Leaders Do

New research reveals the top 3 actions that make leaders extraordinary.

4 Science-Backed Secrets to Holidays that Really ARE Happy

Some great research-backed ways for you to make the absolute best of the holidays. Here are 4 ways to ensure they truly ARE happy!

5 Ways Meditation Is Giving CEOs an Extra Edge

More CEOs are meditating. Here's why, and the science behind it.

The Best Kept Secrets of the Happiest Workplaces

We think the workplace has to be tough, but research shows happiness is the key to success.

The Secret to Keeping Your Cool When You’re Really Mad

Anger costs us a lot, but it's also helpful. Here's a science-based secret to reaping the good while avoiding the bad.

Can't Vacation? Here's the Science of How to Recharge Fast

Minibreaks are undervalued but research says they're golden.

The Power of Integrative Medicine When All Else Fails

A new generation of patients and doctors is changing the face of American medicine. It's about more than curing disease now—it's health for the whole person.

Embracing Hardship, a Surprising Secret to Happiness

We try to avoid pain and difficulty. Research shows that embracing it will help.

The Definitive Way To Respond to Others' Mistakes

Mistakes happen. The question is: How should we respond? Research shows that compassion will help us come out ahead.

7 Research-Based Reasons to Laugh Every Chance You Get

Go on, rent that comedy! Laughter has more benefits than you even know!

The 4 Secrets to Increasing Your Team's Productivity

Here's How Positivity Dramatically Improves A Team's Productivity & What You Can Do To Implement It

What's Your Meditation Type? (+ 5 Best Meditation Apps)

Scientists and the popular press have touted the benefit of meditation. Here's how to find the type that's right for you.

Why Vulnerability Will Make You More Successful in 2015

The Surprising Science of Vulnerability & How It Increases Your Professional Success

Why Nice Guys Do Finish First

Is it better to be a “nice” leader to get your staff to like you? Or to be tough as nails to inspire respect and hard work?

The Definitive Guide to Hacking Happiness

Anxiety and depression are on the rise. Here's how technology, combined with positive psychology, can help you hack happiness!

Why Relationships Are a Much Better Deal for Men

Many men have cold feet about marriage. What they don't realize is that marriage has countless health and well-being benefits for men in particular!

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