Are You a Non-Conformist?

Are You a Non-Conformist?

Going against the grain can help you find your creative self and think in new ways.

Even More Than Single Life, This Is About Authenticity and Choice

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Live the life that is most meaningful to you.

Taming the Social-Comparison Beast

By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Comparing yourself to others is a brain loop you can manage

How much does happiness cost? Not much when you spend it on others.

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
If you want to be happy, spend $5 on a friend, not $20 on yourself.

He's a Magician Who Believes Only in Reality

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Penn Jillette calls himself an a**hole, but he's not.

Is the ADHD Brain More Creative?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Does ADHD give people a creative edge?

Pakistan Could Use a Therapeutic Intervention

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
There's individual and couple therapy; how about country therapy?

Is Mad Men's Peggy Olson too Macho for her own Good?

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Women who speak up are strident; men who do so are assertive.

40 Quotes on Nonconformists

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Celebrate those that dance to the beat of a different drummer.

Religion and Reason

By R. Douglas Fields
Analytic thinking decreases religious belief.

Atheism to defeat religion by 2038

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Does the stress of uncertainty boost religion?

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

On NOT Waiting for Mr. Right

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
It takes courage and resilience to become a single mom.

A Radical Reality

By Mel Schwartz L.C.S.W.
Rethinking the way we live.

Sometimes the Best Way to Improve a Conversation is to say, Shut Up

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about conversation skills: it's okay if you don't have any.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

The Stereotype That Won’t Go Away

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Why do we still question having one child?

On Jay Cutler: Why football injuries are like prejudiced remarks

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
On social pressure to "play through injury" in football and in conversation.

The hidden doublespeak of willpower and self-control

By Matthew D. Lieberman Ph.D.
Who do we control the self for?

Forging a More Successful Multicultural America - Ron Takaki and Asian American Leadership

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
20 positive & uplifting quotes for women

Are they set in their (happier) ways?

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
Older adults spend their money in ways that increase their happiness.

On One Hand You’re an Authoritarian, on the Other You’re Not

By Gregg Murray Ph.D.
How you use your dominant hand may reveal some of your political attitudes.

Differentiation to the Rescue

By Cami Ostman M.S.
A high level of differentiation can prepare you for catching your second wind.

Driving While Bipolar

By Tom Wootton
We need to train bipolars how to be bipolar instead of trying to remove it.

OuTsidE tHe BOx

By Ruth C. White Ph.D.
11 comments on non-conformity from 11 non-conformists.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Where Is The Line Between Hypomania And Out Of Control?

By Tom Wootton
For most, there is a far more important line that they need to be careful about.

Bach Star

By Maureen Seaberg
Synesthete Evan Shinners is shaking up classical music from his piano bench

Sleep Hygiene for the Rest of Us

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
All that “good night’s sleep” advice does not help with chronic pain and illness

Most Popular (and Most Unpopular!) Cartoons in Psychology Today

By Donna Barstow
The best and the worst cartoons of the year!

Let’s Go Shopping!

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
Baby Einstein? No thanks, I’ll stick with my pink limo.

I'm not particapating in Autism Awareness Month

By Pia Savage
NLD's not recognized. There's no NLD Awareness Month, week, hour.

We All (Think We) Are Non-Conformists

By Nathan A Heflick Ph.D.
(Perceived) Conformity in the Self and Others

Interview with Novelist Pamela Redmond Satran

By Jennifer Haupt
Three women and their choices through three periods in History.