The Upside of Embarrassment

Coping with Shame, Embarrassment and Other Cringe-Worthy (and Enlightening) Moments

Top 10 great things about being addicted

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.
Addiction isn't all bad...

Feeling bad is good for you

By Camille S. Johnson Ph.D.
How losing makes you work harder

In Defense of Blushing

By Bruce Poulsen Ph.D.
What do we communicate when we blush?

Do You Struggle Trusting Others? Try Meditation

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
By learning to embrace the present moment, we trust more.

Is Embarrassment Really Secret Joy?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Maybe pink cheeks come not from shame but from a flush of pleasure.

26 Quotes on Feeling Awkward

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Even famous people feel awkward sometimes. Here are some quotes.

They’re Just Not That Into You! And Other Facts to Help You Beat Social Anxiety

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D.
Beat your social anxiety with these simple tips.

Do religious people have a hotter sex life?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Religious prudes are often consumed by sexual obsessions

Is Everyone Watching You? Is Anyone Watching You?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about underwear.

The Myth of True Love

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
A movie asks: is it unrealistic to expect life-long marital bliss?

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

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

Chronic Blushing: When it Goes Beyond Embarrassment

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D.
For some, blushing from embarrassment is taken to the extreme

Survey Shows USA Not Half as Dominant as You Think at Olympics

By Nate Kornell Ph.D.
The USA dominated the Olympic medal count, but by how much?

Getting Lucky: The Uncertainty of Sexual Pursuit

By Isadora Alman MFT, CST
The unknown is part of the game so one better learn to enjoy ambiguity

No More Dancing or Silly Costumes for Dogs?

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC
Do dogs feel shame when wearing a silly costume?

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

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

7 Principles for Handling Life’s Social Dilemmas

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Social Q’s: Great Advice Offered with Wisdom and Wit

Quiet the Mind to Open the Heart (Part 2)

By Marilyn Mitchell M.D.
There are two ways of experiencing life: Mind and Heart

KA-BOOM! The Explosive Pain of Shame

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Shame is so powerful it can make you feel worthless.

A Five Step Guide for Preventing Those Oops Moments

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Don't let the Oops get you down

How to Cultivate Equanimity Regardless of Your Circumstances

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
A calm mind and evenness of temper can help make peace with life's difficulties.

Getting Rejected or Excluded: Can It Make You Smarter?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Rejection can make you sensitive in a smart way

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

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