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Putting social psychology to work for you
Alice Boyes Ph.D.
You can be more supportive of an infertile friend or colleague with these tips.
How to wait for news without losing your mind or your focus.
Mood boosters for when you're feeling flat, stressed, and exhausted.
We could all use more self-kindness. Here's how to do it, without losing your edge.
It'll help you feel better, and do better.
Learn to master your stubbornness.
Some of the ways people avoid their feelings will surprise you.
3. I'm not flawless, but I can succeed without being perfect.
To manage anxiety, you don't need to eliminate all your thinking errors, since you can auto-correct them. Here's how.
Hopefully, the only sleep post you'll ever need.
Self-compassionate behavior is important, too.
Stress can turn into depression, but you can take these steps to improve your resilience.
5. You keep putting off tasks that will take less than 5 minutes.
Knowing your dominant emotional style can help you self-regulate and relieve stress.
2. Notice when you personalize things.
These strategies can make homeschooling happier and more successful.
Achievable self-care for when you're exhausted, stressed, overwhelmed, or low on willpower.
How to handle performance pressure in high-stakes situations.
Decision-making can be exhausting and anxiety-provoking. Here are a few solutions.
Some common ways smart people misperceive and mislabel procrastination.
How to change your perspective on yourself and your problems.
When you're ruminating, you need to interrupt the process. Here's how.
How to prevent relationship problems when you have anxiety.
How do intensely focused and competitive people such as Olympic athletes cope with the emotional fallout of losing? Here are some tips that apply not just to athletes, but to you, too.
Here are some unusual ways to feel better when you're feeling extreme stress.
Quirky strategies to boost your mood when you're deflated.
Strategies for overcoming procrastination when you're sad or depressed.
When you're struggling, every option may feel like it will take more energy than you can muster. Here are four simpler choices.
Can hope feel worse than despair, worry, or regret? The answer (and explanation) may surprise you.
Practical strategies to bounce back when you get your feelings hurt.
Alice Boyes, Ph.D., translates principles from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and social psychology into tips people can use in their everyday lives.