You Can't Always Get What You Want

You Can't Always Get What You Want

That's why we have to learn to appreciate what we have.

Preserving Mental Health During Unemployment

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to stay grounded when your job is spirited away

Make Decisions with the Win-Win Waltz

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
All conflicts can be resolved, with everyone winning, if you know how.

Relatively Speaking

By Pia Savage
Am I supposed to be a secret?

What is Selfish?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Drawing the line between selfish and creating the life you want.

The Sweet Smell of Failure

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Getting what you want may not get you what you need.

Let the small steps count

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step

Should You Follow Your Bliss?

By Sarah Estes
Are you a maximizer or a satisficer?

The Epidemic of Financial Anxiety: What You Can Do

By Joan DiFuria MFT
We need to expand rather than restrict our focus.

Three Risk Factors for Mid-Life Marital Collapse

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Why do so many men leave their wives in mid-life?

When Goddess Sex Erupts

By Rachel Clark
Are we deprived of healthy sex and stable child-rearing?

What if Your Best Qualities Still Aren't Good Enough?

By Donna Barstow
Sometimes it helps to get a second opinion.

Reality TV in the Spotlight

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
What is the real human cost of this entertainment genre?

Image and Ego — Bruised, Inflated, or Right-sized?

By Richard E. Cytowic M.D.
An accurate fix on the person in the mirror

Three Things You're Not Allowed to Discuss: Sex, Race, and Religion

By Stanton Peele
There are certain taboo topics in polite society - here they are!

Even more to hate about the SUV

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
SUVs destroy social trust as well as the planet!

Four Ways to Assure You Won't Get What You Want

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
These habits rob you of your power, making you unhappy in your love and at work.

Treasure Today (Because Nothing Lasts Forever)

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
Live for today because nothing lasts forever

Laugh At Your Own Risk

By Nadja Geipert
Why Schadenfreude makes us miserable

Undateable: Guest Post by Elliott Lewis

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A single man discovers he is quirkyalone

Growing Up on Purpose

By Lisa Rivero M.A.
Freedom from having to get what we want

A friendship reduced to a relationship on Facebook

By Irene S Levine Ph.D.
Facebook friendships provide a way of giving friends needed space

Is Obsession the Price of Fame?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Obsessiveness pays off, but has a huge cost.

Lit Agent Tells the Cold Hard Truth

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
A literary agent's "Mm, no" really means NO. Here's why.

Are You Getting Too Much of What You Don't Want? Try This 3-D Check-Up

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Deprecation, demands and dismissive responses breed depression.

How to Optimize Your Relationship: The 70/70 Compromise

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
If there's a "magic bullet" for resolving couples conflict, what is it?