11 Surprising Things Good Friendships Do for You

Do you tend to think of your social life as a luxury to be pushed aside when things get busy? You might want to treat it like a crucial health issue. Read on for why.

7 Relationship Boosters You Can Use Today

Keeping a good relationship strong or getting a relationship back on track starts with the smallest of steps. Want some simple daily actions to increase your connection? Read on.

8 Tips for Tackling Political Stress Now

Many people are feeling an unprecedented amount of stress in the current political climate. Want to stay active and informed without getting burned out? Here's where to start.

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

Some little white lies—even to ourselves—are harmless. But others become defining aspects of our dysfunction. Are you deceiving yourself with the narratives you've adopted?

5 Ways That Controlling Partners Disguise Their True Selves

Certain characteristics of new relationships are meant to make us happy. What happens when they serve to cover up controlling behavior?

5 Ways to Stop Catastrophizing

In anxiety-ridden times, it is easy to begin believing the absolute worst-case scenario. Here's how to stay strong and fight it.

Ask Yourself This Question to Better Meet Your Goals

If you keep coming up short when trying to meet goals, you might want to give this theory a look.

5 Ways Money Issues Can Ruin Relationships

Issues surrounding money are one of the most common conflicts within relationships, even where there is plenty of love. Here are five ways that money damages partnerships.

4 Principles Keeping You Together, for Better or Worse

A new book explains how those dusty Psychology 101 theories shed light on your behavior and your relationships.

9 Questions You Have to Ask When Someone Lets You Down

When we've lost faith in someone, it can be difficult to move forward. Wondering how to salvage a relationship? Here are nine things to consider.

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

Are you stuck in a friendship rut? Not enough friends, or too many superficial friends or toxic friends? Try these steps to work toward the relationships you've wanted.

5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Do you frequently struggle with meeting your goals? Do you feel trapped in a rut where you're your own worst enemy? These are five common ways people sabotage themselves.

The Whole Foods Cake Case: Why Do People Fake Victimhood?

What would motivate a person to create a hoax and claim victimhood, like what's assumed in the Whole Foods cake case? Several factors are likely at play.

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Few actively choose to become bitter, hardened people. But in the face of pain, it can sometimes feel hard to prevent. Here are some tricks to help you stay open to life.

6 Red Flags to Watch Out for in Any Relationship

Emotional intimacy is crucial to a loving and lasting relationship. Here are some signs it is suffering, and a resource to try to get it back.

7 Steps to Breaking Free of a Controlling Partner

Here's how to figure out what to do when you discover your partner meets the criteria.

Do This One Thing for Increased Happiness in the New Year

Not the resolution type? Overwhelmed by lists of things to accomplish? Try one simple thing in the new year that is bound to make a measurable difference in your daily mindset.

6 Ways to Squash Kids' Materialism This Holiday

Too often, the grab for gifts brings out an ugly underbelly of the holidays. Do you want your family's focus to be more on relationships instead of stuff? Read on.

6 Tips for Avoiding Family Drama

Every holiday, family tensions can cause more indigestion than that lumpy gravy. Here are six concrete steps to help you increase your enjoyment of the day.

7 Ways to Make Your Most Difficult Conversations Easier

The need to talk about something difficult can fill us with anxiety. Here are important factors to consider when planning the interaction.

Why Do We Make Fun of Men Who Hang Out Together?

We're always taking little jabs at men's friendships. But over the course of their lives, there are few things more important to their health.

5 Questions Better Than "How Was Your Day?"

Kids are back at school and parents are eager to hear how it's going. If your child seems to stall out at "Fine" when asked how his or her day went, these five questions can help.

The Truth Behind Your Rainbow Profile Picture

In a spontaneous and beautiful display of support, many people rainbow-tinted their profile pics to celebrate marriage equality. What many did not know was how much cold, hard data analysis goes on about their decision to do so.

How to Make Your Way Into (Practically) Any Group

Entering any group as an outsider can be difficult. Here are some important considerations.

20 Signs Your Partner Is Controlling

The stereotype of a controlling partner is one who is physically intimidating and threatening. Sometimes, the signs are much more subtle—but the danger is just as real.

7 Ways to Combat Facebook Jealousy

Sometimes, social media habits can do more harm than good—especially if they spur on jealousy. Here are seven ways to break free.

7 Tips for When Friendship Suddenly Becomes Something More

If you're caught in the crosshairs the morning after, take a deep breath and follow these steps.
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6 Awkward Things You Must Tell Your Therapist

Here are six things to make the effort to bring up to your therapist, to maximize the effectiveness of your treatment-- after all, you're in this to get better, aren't you?

7 New Year's Resolutions Bound to Fail

Many of us have the best of intentions with New Years' resolutions. But the exact way we word them and think about them makes all the difference. How can we stick to our resolutions? Here are some commonly failing resolutions, and how to slightly change them to up your chances of success.

How to Help a Friend Who's Been Sexually Assaulted

With high profile cases in the news lately, there is still a lot of miscommunication about just how to help someone who has been the victim of a sexual assault. Here is how to be the friend that does good rather than harm.