Resisting Temptation

13 Ways to Make Saying NO Easier

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Reasons we can't or don't say NO.

Climbing Out Of The Slippery Slope Of Self-Pity

By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
Getting in the doing helps us climb out of self-pity.

How You Can Resist the Urge to Cheat on Your Partner

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Five tips to help resist the temptation of adultery

7 Distraction-Fighting Strategies

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Creativity requires focus, but what if you can't?

Feeling Good--Vs. Feeling Good About Ourselves (Part 2)

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can you--almost overnight--feel better about yourself?

From My Research: 11 Facts About Lost Love Reunions

By Nancy Kalish Ph.D.
Some surprising information on lost love reunions.

Madoff Family Lessons in Suicide

By John Sharp M.D.
All suicidal behavior is not the same!

Could Neuroscience Have Helped Amy Winehouse?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Do roots of the troubled rock star's death lie in brain chemistry?

To Lose the Weight, You Gotta Change How You Relate (to Food)

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Why behavioral skills are the key to long-term weight loss

The Top Three Valentine's Day Pitfalls

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to withstand all the pressure and hype.

Is Christopher Hitchens an Alcoholic?

By Stanton Peele
Can we call highly productive and successful people alcoholics?

Opioid Contracting in Chronic Pain: Broken Before the Parties Sign

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Challenges in treatment of chronic pain exceeding the pain of chronic pain?

How behavioral economics can make you ecercise

By Talya Miron-Shatz Ph.D.
Not exercising enough? Try a few tricks for behavioral economics.

When to Say “No” or “Not Now”

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Setting skillful boundaries is an act of self-protection and self-compassion.

A Five-Minute Guide to Effective Time Management

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Six simple time management skills to help you accomplish your goals

More on the environment does not "cause" crime

By Stanton E. Samenow Ph.D.
Choices are determinative

Is Chocolate Your Drug of Choice?

By Donna Barstow
I'm like Ikea -- I don't judge.

Diet not working? Your brain could be the reason

By Gary L. Wenk Ph. D.
Lacking prefrontal lobe willpower may cause obesity

Online Romance Scams Steal Hearts And Cash

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Protect yourself from the Romance Bandits!

The 5 Best Ways to Manage Your Weight & Eating

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Learn to joyfully embrace food & make conscious, healthy choices

Kristoff's Non-Sequitur -- I Run, Therefore I'm Addicted

By Stanton Peele
A new book says addiction is special and proves it isn't.

How Being Direct Spices Up Your Love Life

By Donna Barstow
Don't be afraid to ask for more sex!

The Benefits of Addiction: Why Alcoholics Drink

By Stanton Peele
How to think about the plusses alcoholics are pursuing

Marshmallows and Monoamines

By Alex Korb Ph.D.
The neurochemistry of willpower ...

Is Smoking Cigarettes Amongst the Young Finally Out?

By Allison Conner Psy.D.
According to a new survey, cigarettes are far less fashionable amongst the young

Why does coffee make us feel so good?

By Gary L. Wenk Ph. D.
Just try to give it up, I dare you

The Key Ingredient of Happiness

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
What are you seeking?

7 Best Writers' Resolutions

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Expert tips on how to keep your creative resolutions.

Deal With Life's Ups and Downs Without Eating Potato Chips

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Stop emotional eating and take back control of your life.

Cheater Meter?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Can you tell your partner is cheating?

Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Mind

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How meditation rewires your brain to be more positive

How the Weiner, Schwarzenegger, and Edwards Sex Scandals Helped Me

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
He had been living under a black cloud of depression.

Why Can't I Get the Job Done on Time?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Am I passive-aggressive or just disorganized?

Gear Acquisition Syndrome (GAS): A sub-class of shopaholism

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Buying stuff is the easy part.

Appreciating the Potency of Sex Protects Against Infidelity

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Emotional affairs can prove as disastrous as sexual ones. Prevention is key.

The Tricks of Treats

By Meg Selig
Use the self-talk of "later" to help overcome "now" temptations.

From Bad to Good Habits in Five Achievable Steps

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Putting them behind you can have a major impact on your health and social life.

Can You Trust Your Johnson?

By Gary Wilson
Is Internet porn making male sexuality more plastic?

How Congress is Like a Crack Addict's Brain

By Jeff Wise
Why it's so hard for governments to do the right thing

Fear Of Missing Out: Why We Say Yes When We'd Rather Say No

By Sophia Dembling
Do you struggle with FOMO--Fear of Missing Out?

Liars and Deceivers

By Ana Nogales
It is very difficult to stop being a liar.

I’m a social smoker: Who are you kidding?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The slippery slope from social smoking to two packs a day

Forging Steel, Part 2: Soldiers, Superheroes, and Resilience

By Robin S. Rosenberg Ph.D.
Emotional regulation involves controlling and directing attention.

Resist the temptation to look like your kids

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Is envy of the young driving you to try to look like one of them?

Social Drinking: How Do You Handle a New Friend Who Drinks Too Much?

By Irene S Levine Ph.D.
In a social situation, it's easy to get caught up in excessive drinking