Designing Good Habits

Designing Good Habits

While bad habits are astonishingly strong, they do have weak points.

Is It Bad to be “Set in Your Ways”?

What's really wrong with it?

End Habit, Get Happy

Could changing a harmful habit make you happier?

Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Mind

How meditation rewires your brain to be more positive

Succeed at Habit Change

This book could be the key.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Returning a 5-Year-Old to Her Bed

The five year old who refuses to stay in her bed

Why Quitters Win

Unraveling the last mystery of success.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Recipe

Chicken soup and the therapeutic value of cooking.

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

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

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

Good Habits Make You Feel Like You're Gonna Die

Carrot sticks can make you as happy as donuts in 45 days.

Psychological Predictors of Long Life

An 80-year study discovers traits that help people to live longer.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Designing Our Children’s Future

Calling for a science of design, complexity, and collective action.

The Yin Yang Of Politics

There are two sides to every issue. Good government is balancing them both.

The Neuroscience of Regret

How our brains learn to let go of regret as we age — and why some people don't

Are You Sure You Want a Habit?

Overcoming a bad habit requires more than building a better habit.

Falling off the Floss Wagon

"My name is Talya and I'm a non-flosser."

5 Danger Signs Along the Way to Falling Off an Infidelity Cliff

Pause for a difficult moment of self-awareness lest you wreck your marriage.

Why Wireless Children Are More Successful in School

What happens when a generation no longer anticipates but only demands?

Five simple tricks for healthier eating

Healthier food choices for you and your kids may be just a label away.

Space and Empathy

Inclusive design requires the ability to see other people’s perspectives

What Sort of Chaos Do You Invite?

Creating chaos in our daily lives

What Should You Do if You Make a Mistake?

A cartoon about making the wrong choice..

The Bad Science of Banning Soda

Mayor Bloomberg's soda ban ignores key scientific evidence.

Expand your personality, shrink your waistline

People who want to lose weight: Do Something Different.

Good Habit - Questionable Motive

The twelfth person to have a kidney transplant and live

A Simple Trick for Sticking to Your Resolutions - For Good

This method is so easy, and yet so effective.

Health Habits Develop Early and are Hard to Change

If you want to have a healthy life you need to start early with health habits.

Yes, You Might Be a Flake

... and the cost to your friendships may be higher than you think.

Combat Depression with Procrastination Technology

Hidden procrastination can extend depression

Q&A With Dawn Raffel: The Secret Life of Objects

A Memoir told through photos and essays about everyday objects.

Are You Losing Your Memory? (Part 1)

Five Signs It's Probably Not Serious

Everyone who’s got integrity raise your hand!

"People who label people are all hypocrites!"

How to Deal with Bad Boss Bragging

You Can Model Compassionate Behavior

Do You Need a Well-Male Exam?

Unfortunately, nearly one in three men don't have a primary care physician.

'When the Internet Is Better Than People'

Cyber erotica: Can pixels alleviate an evolutionary yearning?

The Price of Education

Is paying students to attend classes right? Is it effective?

Enhancing & Maintaining Sexual Attraction

How can you nurture and reinforce the desire in your relationship?

What Is Karma and Why Should it Matter to Us?

Karma refers to planting behavioral seeds that turn into lifelong habits.

Four Great Things Dads Do

A good father makes a world of difference. Here are some reasons why.

Perfect Intimacy

The perfect is the enemy of the good - Voltaire

Learning to Think Like an Optimist

Resilience pays off during tough times.

Writers Do It Often: Here's How

Morning or night, writers flow by way of their rituals.

Too Many E-Mails? 7 Tips to Successful e-Mail Management

Seven tips for successful email management

Will Swearing Harm Your Child?

Should children be protected from swearing, or allowed to express themselves?

How to Find Your Best Career & Get Paid Doing What You Love

Three keys to identifying your best career

Put Some Mindfulness Into Your Eating

5 ways to eat less by thinking more.

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time Now

The key to time management is self management

Procrastination and Dopamine Receptor Density

To support a student or family member with goal-managment challenges, do this.

The Modules of Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Interpersonal Effectiveness

In which a Strange Girl uses DBT in everyday life