Resisting Temptation

Resisting Temptation

13 Ways to Make Saying NO Easier

Reasons we can't or don't say NO.

Climbing Out Of The Slippery Slope Of Self-Pity

Getting in the doing helps us climb out of self-pity.

How You Can Resist the Urge to Cheat on Your Partner

Five tips to help resist the temptation of adultery

7 Distraction-Fighting Strategies

Creativity requires focus, but what if you can't?

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

Can you--almost overnight--feel better about yourself?

From My Research: 11 Facts About Lost Love Reunions

Some surprising information on lost love reunions.

Madoff Family Lessons in Suicide

All suicidal behavior is not the same!

Could Neuroscience Have Helped Amy Winehouse?

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)

Why behavioral skills are the key to long-term weight loss

The Top Three Valentine's Day Pitfalls

How to withstand all the pressure and hype.

Is Christopher Hitchens an Alcoholic?

Can we call highly productive and successful people alcoholics?

Opioid Contracting in Chronic Pain: Broken Before the Parties Sign

Challenges in treatment of chronic pain exceeding the pain of chronic pain?

How behavioral economics can make you ecercise

Not exercising enough? Try a few tricks for behavioral economics.

When to Say “No” or “Not Now”

Setting skillful boundaries is an act of self-protection and self-compassion.

A Five-Minute Guide to Effective Time Management

Six simple time management skills to help you accomplish your goals

Is Chocolate Your Drug of Choice?

I'm like Ikea -- I don't judge.

Diet not working? Your brain could be the reason

Lacking prefrontal lobe willpower may cause obesity

Online Romance Scams Steal Hearts And Cash

Protect yourself from the Romance Bandits!

The 5 Best Ways to Manage Your Weight & Eating

Learn to joyfully embrace food & make conscious, healthy choices

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

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

How Being Direct Spices Up Your Love Life

Don't be afraid to ask for more sex!

The Benefits of Addiction: Why Alcoholics Drink

How to think about the plusses alcoholics are pursuing

Marshmallows and Monoamines

The neurochemistry of willpower ...

Is Smoking Cigarettes Amongst the Young Finally Out?

According to a new survey, cigarettes are far less fashionable amongst the young

Why does coffee make us feel so good?

Just try to give it up, I dare you

The Key Ingredient of Happiness

What are you seeking?

7 Best Writers' Resolutions

Expert tips on how to keep your creative resolutions.

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

Stop emotional eating and take back control of your life.

Cheater Meter?

Can you tell your partner is cheating?

Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Mind

How meditation rewires your brain to be more positive

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

He had been living under a black cloud of depression.

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

Am I passive-aggressive or just disorganized?

Appreciating the Potency of Sex Protects Against Infidelity

Emotional affairs can prove as disastrous as sexual ones. Prevention is key.

The Tricks of Treats

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

From Bad to Good Habits in Five Achievable Steps

Putting them behind you can have a major impact on your health and social life.

Can You Trust Your Johnson?

Is Internet porn making male sexuality more plastic?

How Congress is Like a Crack Addict's Brain

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

Do you struggle with FOMO--Fear of Missing Out?

Liars and Deceivers

It is very difficult to stop being a liar.

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

The slippery slope from social smoking to two packs a day

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

Emotional regulation involves controlling and directing attention.

Resist the temptation to look like your kids

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?

In a social situation, it's easy to get caught up in excessive drinking