3 Steps to Boosting Your Charisma

We often consider charisma a rare quality, bestowed on only a few lucky souls. But that's a myth. Anyone can develop charisma because it's all about a personal mindset, and the nonverbal behaviors associated with that mindset.

The Witness: 6 Steps to Take if You See Workplace Bullying

Research shows that one in five people have witnessed workplace bullying, and being a witness--like being a target--increases one's desire to resign from the job. Here's what you can do.

29 Questions to Deepen Your Connection

Even after years together, there are many things about your partner you don’t know. Take advantage of your next date night to ask some stimulating questions, and grow a little closer.

Why We Can't Keep Our Mouths Shut

All of us have moments when we can’t help ourselves and we blurt out things we ultimately regret. Understanding the underlying reasons for blurting gives us the insight we need to stop it.

One Simple Strategy to Help You Achieve Your Goals

We can learn to use the power of sunk costs to increase the chances of sticking with what matters.

What's Stronger Than Willpower?

Many valued goals require something even greater than the ability to exercise willpower. Long-term goals require a deep and pervasive internal drive. In short, they require commitment.

What the Happiest Couples Are Guilty Of

When you decide to commit, the time is right to see your partner in the same way the happiest couples do—even if it’s an illusion.

One Habit of Highly Successful People

People who are both successful and happy don’t automatically say yes or no. Instead, they base their answer on well-defined criteria.

It Doesn’t Hurt to Look, Does It?

You might think viewing pornography wouldn’t hurt a real-life relationship. There are some who even claim erotic materials impact their relationship in a positive way. So a team of researchers at Florida State University developed an experiment to determine how consuming pornography affects commitment to romantic relationships.

5 Things Not to Say on Valentine’s Day

All holidays are filled with the potential for great joy…or serious disappointment. Many of us have experienced both sides during the Christmas holiday, but Valentine’s Day carries its own risks, especially if you say or do something wrong. Here are five things to avoid saying on Cupid’s day.

Embrace Your "Ugly Sexy"

We can be intensely attracted to people who aren't considered "beautiful" by evolutionary psychology standards, and this tells us something about sexiness.

My Gritty Confession

There’s no shame in not being lucky, brilliant, or naturally gifted. What matters for most of us is that at some point we learn a life-changing lesson: Grit is king.

3 Words to Change The Direction of a Conflict

Language choices matter, and nowhere is that more true than during a conflict. Three words that have the capacity to move conflict in a positive direction: future, together, and interests.

Is "The Bachelor" Hurting Your Relationship?

Half of our “tube time” consists of programming with romantic themes. According to research, those images may be having an effect on our real-world commitment.

Awkward Workplace Friendships

How can we get over the barriers to male-female friendship in the workplace?

Why The Medium Matters As Much As The Message

Problems occur when we select the wrong medium for a particular message—or we stay with a medium that isn’t working. So, how can we match the medium to the message? Here are some things to consider.

How to Clearly Say No Without Feeling Like a Jerk

Do you ever wonder how you can say “no” without feeling like a jerk, or being so unclear that they don’t hear your “no” as a “no”? Starting with something positive, and then repeating your assertive statement, is often the perfect way to get your message through.

3 Ways to Manage Jealousy and Strengthen Your Relationship

Jealousy often gets a bad name, and with good reason. But jealousy also has its benefits. Here are three ways to keep your relationship strong during jealousy.

Sex With Friends: Are There Benefits?

Friends who are clear about their intentions don’t always act like awkward daters who come to realize it was a mistake to have sex too soon.

How To Be Happier With Your Decisions

Being a trade-up kind of person or a good-enough kind of person makes a big difference when it comes to satisfaction with your choices.

Saving Your Guy-Gal Friendship

When one friend admits they are "into" the other but the feeling isn't mutual, the relationship may be in jeopardy. Friendships often dissolve under these circumstances, but not always. Here's what makes the difference.

Attraction, Just Between Friends

If I tell you I am attracted to my male friend, Tim, what do you think I'm saying? It turns out there are 4 ways attraction is experienced in male-female friendship.