The Paradox of Goal-Setting

To get to the top, you might have to ditch every rule you were taught. Often, the truly successful switch goals on a dime and nimbly adapt to circumstances, rather than plowing away toward an outdated mission.

Score! Dopamine! Repeat! or not

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Why goals don't bring satisfaction.

Goal Setting When Depressed Can Be Such A Downer

By Victoria Maxwell
Getting things done when you're depressed - no, I mean really depressed.

Write a Novel in Two Months (?!)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Write your novel more quickly, and be creative too.

Make This Your Best Year Ever

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Walk a new path to success and happiness

Self-Discipline: Can It Verge on Masochism?

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Ultimate fulfillment may require you to make many painful sacrifices.

How "Legally Blonde" Got Me into Notre Dame

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
"You got into Harvard law? What, like it’s hard?"

The Problem with Progress: Why Succeeding at Your Goals Can Sabotage Your Willpower

By Kelly McGonigal Ph.D.
Are to-do lists perilous to your goals?

Preserving Mental Health During Unemployment

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

Ten Ways to Organize Your Time, Talents and Energy

By Regina Leeds
Ten ways to get ready for change before the New Year.

The Secret for People Who Don’t Believe in VooDoo

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
If you find wishing on a star difficult to swallow...

Life Is Tough but Freedom Is Possible

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Contentment and happiness are within everyone’s reach.

The World's Love Affair with Lisbeth Salander

By Stanton Peele
Lisbeth Salander -- a misfit -- may be the most beloved figure in the world

Thinking About Tomorrow to Guide You Today

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The value of a future time orientation