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By Nicole Mead Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in The Happy Consumer
When you want to derive meaning from consumption, what do you choose? The answer revealed by recent research may surprise you.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Why Bad Looks Good
With social restrictions lifting, connecting with others is more important than ever, both physically and emotionally.
By Anthony D. Smith LMHC on July 03, 2022 in Up and Running
We're taught that unempathic behavior is a tell of antisocial personality disorder, but think twice before jumping to conclusions. Other personalities also showcase the feature.
By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT on July 03, 2022 in Intimacy, A Path Toward Spirituality
Shame is a universal, oftentimes hidden emotion that can hold us back in intimate relationships. Learning to recognize and be gentle with it is the first step toward healing.
By Ariel Gore on July 05, 2022 in Women and Happiness
When study participants could keep their level of curiosity pretty consistent throughout the day, their entire sense of well-being bloomed.
By Deacon Joseph Ferrari, Ph.D. on July 05, 2022 in Still Procrastinating?
Do you believe you work best when up against a deadline? Do you tell yourself or others that you need deadlines to perform best? It's not true.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Emotional Fitness
Even a 15-to-20-minute dose of daily happiness may improve your health, but that doesn’t mean you have to pretend you’re on a paid holiday.
Can looking at photos of your partner improve your marriage? Research has some encouraging answers.
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in The Teen Doctor
It is important to learn about how to develop character strengths.
By Elaine Miller-Karas MSW, LCSW on July 04, 2022 in Building Resiliency to Trauma
Are you tired of hearing the word "resilience?" Here's why some feel that way.
By Annie Wright LMFT on July 04, 2022 in Making the Whole Beautiful
Cultivating creative moments of healing can be a powerful intervention to help us overcome our relational trauma histories. Here’s how to do it.
By Amanda Nimon-Peters Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in The Leadership Brief
How should a leader become more likable? Psychology allows us to identify what truly affects people’s behavior instead of resorting to guesswork.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Happy Singlehood
While many studies claim that those in long-term relationships or marriages are healthier, increasing evidence suggests the opposite.
By Gary Wenk Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Your Brain on Food
Recent studies have demonstrated the link between poor sleep quality, the deposition of toxic proteins, and the increased vulnerability to neurodegeneration following head trauma.
By Nicholas Balaisis Ph.D., RP on July 04, 2022 in Our Devices, Our Selves
Do you get "stuck in your head" during sexual experiences? Are your emotional needs getting satisfied during sex?
By Alina Liu Psy.D. on July 04, 2022 in A Therapist's Education
The Great Resignation is propelling an attitude of change towards work culture. Let's take a look at the psychological factors shaping the landscape of the labor market.
By Emre Soyer, Ph.D., and Robin M. Hogarth, Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Experience Studio
Experience is a teacher that is extremely difficult to deny, even when it doesn’t accurately represent the dangers of the situation.
By Scott M. Stanley Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Sliding vs. Deciding
Are you letting existential fears limit the future you could have? Fear shrinks life if you let it.
By Ilene S. Ruhoy M.D., Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Your Neurology
A Personal Perspective: Chronic and complex symptoms often need more complex care that goes beyond focusing on the symptom.
By Devon Price Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Shrugging Off Should
A Personal Perspective: As an autistic person, I have often coped with sensory and social overwhelm by dissociating. This has protected me but caused significant pain. Mindfulness offers a way out.
By Sherry Grace Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Positive Mind, Positive Heart
Healthy sex is good for people with chronic disease, but about half of men have erectile dysfunction, and many women vaginal dryness or low desire.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Liking the Child You Love
Wouldn't it be best to scroll up and take another look at your text bubble before attempting to burst the bubble of your challenging teen?
By Tamar Chansky Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Worry Wise
It's inner disorientation that frightens us. It doesn't take change from the outside, by having compassion for our experience, we find ourselves again.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Your Wise Brain
Sometimes you have to give up the lesser rewards of a new thing for the greater rewards of allowing some new space to clear in your life.
By John-Manuel Andriote on July 04, 2022 in Stonewall Strong
Do you expect to find closure after losing a loved one? Closure is a myth. But you can find meaning and new hope, important components of resilience.
By Ed Ergenzinger J.D., Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Night Sweats and Delusions of Grandeur
A bipolar neuroscientist reviews notes and art from his manic episodes, focusing on creativity and delusions of grandeur with hyper-religiosity.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Animal Emotions
Research shows dogs and humans suffer when a dog is pulled here and there.
By Neel Burton M.D. on July 04, 2022 in Hide and Seek
Timeless advice for coping with insults.
By Marwa Azab Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in Neuroscience in Everyday Life
There is a strong relationship between social anxiety and shame. One is unlikely to suffer from clinical social anxiety without experiencing considerable shame.
By Judith Orloff M.D. on July 04, 2022 in Emotional Freedom
The empath’s journey is the adventure of a lifetime. Discover the sensitive person's gifts and why the world needs you right now.
By Jamillah Moore Ed.D. on July 04, 2022 in Putting America to Work
"Separate and unequal" is pervasive in the tech industry. This unequal treatment is borne disproportionately by temporary workers.
By Robert N. Johansen Ph.D. on July 04, 2022 in A New GPS for Intimate Relationships
A big task, a bigger reward.
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