7 Steps to Making Sound Decisions

Sometimes we just can't make a decision—here is how to get unstuck.

7 Reasons Every New Parent Should Read Welcome to the Club

Raquel D'Apice's new baby milestone book 'Welcome to the club' will not only entertain new parents it will be therapeutic for them. Here’s why:

3 Reasons Twins Live Longer (and How You Can, Too)

A new study examines why twins live longer; non-twins can benefit from their findings as well.

5 Good and Bad Ways Nature Impacts Your Emotional Health

By 2050, 70% of people will live in urban areas. Now consider how powerfully nature affects our minds, brains, and body as illustrated by these recent studies:

10 Real Risks of Multitasking, to Mind and Body

Multitasking has become such a regular part of our lives that most of us believe we can do it well, and few would imagine it was actually dangerous.

5 Psychological Habits That Can Limit Your Ability to Think

Your brain has a finite amount of processing power. Here's how to avoid wasting it.

At What Age Are You Most Likely to Feel Lonely?

Many people associate being lonely with being old. However, a new study finds many of assumptions about loneliness are wrong.

5 Reasons Why a Partner May Become Emotionally Distant

Do you feel disconnected from your spouse or partner? Do they avoid intimacy? Are they acting distant and disengaged? This is what might be going on, and what you can do to fix it.

5 Ways You Can Boost Your Self-Esteem

The trick is knowing which actions will make you feel better instead of worse.

10 Crucial Differences Between Worry and Anxiety

People often use the terms worry and anxiety interchangeably but they are very different psychological states and have different implications for our mental health. Here's why:

The Real Reason Donald Trump Is Running for President

There have been many articles written about why Donald Trump is running for president and most of them are wrong.

10 Surprising Dating Apps You Never Knew Existed

You won't believe some of these dating Apps actually exist...and have members...!

If Emotional First Aid Were a Dress It Would Look Like This

An artist inspired by themes of emotional vulnerability and emotional resilience created a stunning wearable emotional fashion statement.

Study: Half of All Presidents Suffered from Mental Illness

How many presidents would you guess had mental illness?

What the film Altered Minds Reveals about Family Secrets

Part two of my interview with the director of 'Altered Minds'--focusing on family secrets.

Why Psych Majors Should Watch Altered Minds

Part one of my interview with the director of the psychological thriller 'Altered Minds' starring Judd Hirsch

7 Tips for Getting Over Disappointment

How to get over the disappointment of not becoming an instant billionaire.

A Cheat Sheet for Boosting Your Emotional Health

This simple infographic shows how to boost your emotional health and practice emotional first aid.

Read This If You're Resolving to Reduce Your Drinking

You want to reduce your alcohol consumption--is a period of abstinence really wise? Read on to find out:

Which Accent Do We Trust Most (and Find Sexiest)?

Not all foreign accents impact us in the same way--there is one we clearly prefer. Read on to learn more:

The Real Reason Using Facebook Makes You Feel Bad

Why does using Facebook make some people feel bad and what can you do about it? Read on to find out.

We Need a National Anti-Loneliness Campaign for the Holidays

The holidays can be an acutely lonely period for millions of people. Here's what you can do about it:

7 Reasons Psychologists Never Give You a Straight Answer

Although I understand people’s exasperation with psychologists’ inability to give a straight answer to a seemingly simple question, there is nothing we can actually do about it.

10 Things Only Passive People Say

When passivity becomes our default way of responding and interacting and determines our general approach to life, it hurts us in ways we might not realize: Here's what to look for:

15 First Date Mistakes You Should Avoid

Small mistakes can ruin your chances of getting a second date. Here are the most common ones to avoid:

10 Signs of Seasonal Depression (and 6 Ways to Fight It)

When the days get shorter, the sun shines lower in the sky and the weather gets colder people often experience a drop in mood. Sometimes the drop is really big. Here's what you need to know:

The Martian Totally Neglects the Behavioral Sciences

The Martian is very proud of it's accurate depiction of sciences--so why was psychology entirely absent?

7 Quick Ways to Stop Being Irritable

Irritability is the carbon monoxide of emotional pollutants, but here's what you can do about it.

The Important Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Because we associate depression with its primary symptom of pervasive sadness, many of us struggle to tell the difference between these two common psychological states.

Why a Simple Phrase Can Save Your Relationship

After nine years of marriage, Elisha and Elon knew two things for sure; that they still loved one another and that unless they stopped having such bad arguments, they’d never make it to their tenth anniversary. Here's what happened: