Assertive, Not Aggressive

Assertive, Not Aggressive

How to assert yourself in a nice way.

Do You Listen to Others or to Yourself?

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Decide what's right to do and you'll procrastinate less.

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

Should Women Pursue Men?

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
The seas of dating can be turbulent - where’s a lifesaver when you need one?

15 Tools For An "Instant Happy"

By Karen Salmansohn
Quickie attitude makeovers

Get Off on the Right Foot So Your Viewpoints Won't Get Left Out

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
To speak up effectively on tough topics, use these six simple starter-phrases.

The Primacy of Anger Problems

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Anger is a primary emotion.

The Fate of Facebook Friends during the Presidential Campaign

By William Irwin Ph.D.
To delete or not to delete?

5 Ways to Handle Your Obnoxiously Political Facebook Friends

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D.
Remember these things to stay sane online.

Is Your Boss a Psychopath?

By Neel Burton M.D.
A look at 'successful psychopaths'

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

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

The Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Their Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

Serving Others' Interests While Neglecting Your Own

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Protect your time and assert your interests.

How to Talk to Relatives about Family Dysfunction

By David M. Allen M.D.
Recalcitrant relatives have ways to derail constructive family problem solving

Lego Game

By Bernardo Tirado, PMP
How to find out what's really going on in your team?


By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D.
How powerful are words? The world was created with one

Teen Girls: Nibbling to Separate

By Lucie Hemmen Ph.D.
Keeping perspective on your daughter’s changing behavior

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

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

The ABC's of Assertiveness: A Simple Guide to Speaking Your Mind

By Craig Malkin PhD
A Simple Guide to Speaking Your Mind

Criticism vs. Feedback--Which One Wins, Hands-Down? (Part 2)

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
How to optimize the chances that your frustrations will be heard.

The Six Attributes of Courage

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Quotes and exercises to help you be your best and bravest self

How to Ask for Help

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Learn to communicate skillfully with others so you can get the help you need.

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Complainers

By Meg Selig
There are ways to get attention, and ways to get ignored. Learn the difference.

Toxic Leaders Publicly Humiliate and Poison Employees

By Alan Goldman Ph.D.
Bosses need healthy alternatives to emotional, toxic outbursts at work.

The Assertiveness Habit

By Meg Selig
Assertiveness is essential for habit change—and for self-respect.

When Caregivers Care Too Much

By Diana B. Denholm Ph.D, L.M.H.C.
4 warning signs that caregiving is damaging you and your loved one

The Dangers of Self-Identifying as “Too Nice”

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Defining yourself as "too nice" causes trouble.

Why Politicians Get Laid More: The Low Road to the High Life

By Stanton Peele
Getting ahead requires some sociopathy.

What's the matter with girls these days?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
The brightest girls are in the most trouble of all.

How to Advise and Help Your Kids Without Driving Them (or Yourself) Crazy

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
Guidelines for really helping, not pestering, your kids.

Unsolicited Advice: I Hate It, You Hate It, and so Do Your Kids

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
Why do we especially dislike unsolicited advice from loved ones?

Singlism: Should We Just Shrug It Off?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
If singlism is no big deal, then let's turn the tables.

Sleep & Grad School: How Important Is It For Students?

By Rebecca Searles
The latest research on sleep hygiene and well-being for graduate students

Protect Yourself from Pushy People

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Turn the tables on pushy people by controlling the agenda.

How Being Direct Spices Up Your Love Life

By Donna Barstow
Don't be afraid to ask for more sex!

Would You Date Someone Who Doesn't Have An iPhone?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
What does a Razor phone say about you as a person?

Sight without seeing: Balint's syndrome

By Jordan Gaines Lewis
How brain injury can cause a perception disconnect

Is Election Talk a Minefield for You At Work?

By Lynn Taylor
How to stay out of the election fray

Mass Murderers: "Some People Deserve To Be Killed"

By Deborah Schurman-Kauflin Ph.D.
The minds of mass killers

Don't Be Intimidated

By Rick Hanson Ph.D.
Bring mindful awareness to how your brain reacts to feeling threatened.

How To Turn Consumer Wrongs into Rights

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Got a complaint? Follow these 5 steps to get consumer satisfaction