Hope Springs Eternal In The Human Breast

Hope is a critical, but not the only, ingredient necessary for reaching one’s goals.

It Never Rains, But It Pours

I love blogging for Psychology Today. However, I have been unable to think of a new topic for my next blog. I began to analyze why I was blocked. I realized it was because I was in the midst of multiple transitions and could not focus on anything else. Although I have tried to stay away from personal stories, I think there are some lessons to be learned.

What Do Maria Shriver, Beef Ranchers and Medical Faculty Have in Common?

Maria Shriver, recently separated from Arnold Schwarzenegger, posted on YouTube, "As you know, transitions are not easy. I'd love to get your advice on how you've handled transitions in your own life. It's so stressful to not know what you're doing next.

Feel Like a Failure? Maybe It's Just That You’re “Off-Time”

College graduates are moving home, the place they would least like to be. The reason: It's the economy, stupid! Dylan Suher, a recent college graduate defines his moving home as a failure. "The feeling that the natural order of life--that you become an adult and then you leave home--has been disrupted."

Aging Successfully—Is It Hogwash?

Susan Jacoby warns in her new book, The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age, that "Only a fool can imagine the best years are yet to come."