A Quick and Painless Way to Manage Social Anxiety

One of the most common forms of anxiety people experience involves an extreme fear of being judged by others. Find out how you can identify and cope with social anxiety’s symptoms.

8 Ways to Ask Questions and Improve Your Relationships

Knowing how to ask the right questions is a fundamental skill to relationship-building. Based on new research, these 8 tips will help you get the answers you need.

The 5 Defense Mechanisms That Can Sabotage Your Relationship

Defense mechanisms are a common way to manage anxiety, but they can get in the way of your close relationships. New research shows how to make your defense mechanisms work for you.

How Accurate Are You at Judging Personality?

Do you consider yourself a good judge of personality? New research provides clues on how to improve this important asset.

10 Ways to Cope With Life's Unpleasant Tasks

Life often presents us with tasks that we’d rather not have to tackle. When faced with the inevitable, new research suggests how to make the whole process that much easier.

Are Young Women With Older Men Looking for a Daddy?

Relationships with a significant age gap almost always trigger raised eyebrows. Research helps to determine whether those raised eyebrows are justified.

Why Some People Just Have Difficult Relationships

You may regard yourself as pretty easy-going, so why are some people in your life so very hard to get along with? New research shows why the difficult are so difficult.

Why Psychopaths Will Harm You, and Why They Don't Care

Proving why you can't rely on those high in psychopathy, new research shows the emotional deficits that make them so likely to choose to harm rather than help their fellow humans.

Research Shows How the Super Smart Manage Relationships

We often stereotype the intellectually gifted as clueless in relationships. New research shows they may have greater potential to be happy with a partner than you might think.

The Best Way to Handle a Narcissist Is to Use Some Extra TLC

When you think of people high in narcissism, low self-esteem hardly comes to mind as part of the picture. New research shows that handling them involves some extra TLC.

The Four Qualities It Takes to Become a High Flyer

The highly successful in work, if not life, seem to share 4 common personality traits according to new research on the qualities that can position you to fly high and succeed.

The 5 Worst Email Mistakes and the 5 Best Ways to Avoid Them

Email can be dangerous territory, which can make or break your personal and work life. New research on email etiquette shows how important its proper use can be.

6 Ways to Say Something Nice About People You Don't Like

We’d like to think that it’s easy to come up with a positive evaluation of almost anyone, but what do you do when you’ve got nothing nice to say? New research provides 6 key tips.

5 Reasons to Streamline Your Life

These 5 research-based reasons for living a streamlined life will convince you that it’s time to take a new look at your home, and your calendar.

The Best Way to Satisfy a Narcissist's Need for Pride

Pride is one of those double-edged emotional swords that can go before your downfall or help you achieve your goals. New research shows when it’s most likely to help, not hurt.

Seven Guidelines for Making a Great Goodbye

Whether you’re moving on with your job, leaving town, or just moving across town, there are times you need to bid farewell. Make yours memorable with these 7 tips.

What Makes the Arrogant Person so Arrogant?

Arrogance is a trait that we associate with overconfidence and a tendency to be brash. An innovative study shows how power plus narcissism fuels the arrogant individual.

The Narcissistic and the Needy: A New Way to Deal

It can be a challenge to have to reassure the incessantly needy and narcissistic person. New research shows how to help you, and them, break out of their clingy habits.

Five Ways to Fit in With Just About Any Crowd

There are times for individuality but other times when you want to blend into the crowd. New research on conformity and mental health suggests how to gain acceptance.

A New Way to Predict Whether Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful

Being able to figure out how faithful your partner will be would seem to be a worthwhile goal. New research suggests a pretty simple, “skin-deep” method.

Here's What Successful Narcissists Do to Earn Your Trust

We may find it difficult to live with narcissists, but this doesn’t prevent us from trusting a grandiose stranger. New research shows what it is about them that’s so compelling.

How to Stand up to the People Who Step All Over You

In ordinary social interactions, there’s the expectation that you respect boundaries. A new article suggests what to do when your boundaries are violated.

9 Ways to Test and Improve Your Emotional Control

One of the key features of human relationships is the ability to regulate your emotional expression. A new tool for measuring 9 emotion regulation methods provides important tips.

The Two Faces of Narcissism in Romantic Relationships

Narcissists are attractive in the short-run but in long-term, their grandiosity leads to problems. New research shows how narcissism’s two faces predict relationship quality.

The One Thing Men Do That Irritates Women the Most

A man who presumes he knows more than the women around him can, without realizing it, engage in this one behavior sure to annoy his female companions. New research shows why.

New Research Shows an Easy Way to Help Improve Your Memory

There’s memory for the past and memory for the future, or what you need to do. This new perspective based on cognitive style can help you improve both without much effort at all.

5 Bad Ways and 5 Good Ways to End a Relationship

It’s never easy to end a relationship and, as a result, people often get into emotional trouble when they try.

Love at First Sight: New Research on Who's Attracted to Whom

Whether or not you believe in love at first sight, there’s a case to be made for instant attraction. New research on speed-dating shows how personality affects romantic choices.

The Mindset That Makes It Hard to Admit You're Wrong

People make mistakes all the time, but for many of us, admitting to them is painful and hard. Figuring out how to apologize can at least get you on the right pathway.

Mistakes Don't Have to Be Setbacks: 3 Ways to Be Resilient

It’s never pleasant to make mistakes but they don't have to ruin your life. New research on resilience shows 3 ways to keep little things that go wrong from becoming a big deal.

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