Are You a Brooder?

Trapped under the weight of introspection? Find out how to stop thinking yourself in circles. Plus—the physical and emotional toll of rumination and tips for cut-and-dry decision making.

What to Do When You Think Yourself Crazy

By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D.
Six Tips to Shift Your Worrying and Negative Thinking

Sixteen Strategies for Combating Rumination

By Carrie Barron M.D.
How altering the inner dialogue enhances creativity and happiness

5 Meditation Tips for Beginners

By Alice Boyes Ph.D.
Tips to make beginning meditation easier.

What if?

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Stopping the worry train in its tracks

The Surprising Ways that Neuroticism Can Boost Your Health

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
It's possible to be healthy and neurotic, as long as you know how.

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

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

Become the CEO of Your Own Brain in Six Easy Steps

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How to be the boss of your brain, rather than letting it master you

Stop Thinking So Much

By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D.
Our brains can help us move a lot better if we just let them.

Don’t Believe Everything You Think or Feel

By Rebecca Gladding M.D.
Ending Unhelpful Overanalyzing and Breaking Free From Emotional Reasoning

Rumination: The Good and the Bad

By Sian Beilock Ph.D.
The “sticky minds” of ruminators have some positive side effects

Why We Can't Just Get Rid of Anxiety & Distress

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Negative emotions are hard-wired into our brains to be managed, not eliminated

LEGO Faces are Getting Angrier; So What?

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D.
Are angry LEGO faces affecting children's development? Probably not.

How to Move Forward

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
You must do this first before creative thinking will work.

Are You Agitating or Thinking?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Do you obsess, stuck in mental wheel-spinning, when you need to make a decision?

The Power of Choosing Your Thoughts

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Introspection versus rumination

Beware: Thinking Leads to Doing

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
If you don't want divorce, don't even think about it.

Stop Fighting Your Negative Thoughts

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
7 ways to defuse negative thoughts

Have You Listened to Your Self-Talk Lately?

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Quiet that inner critic by speaking to yourself kindly and compassionately.

Eliminate 'Guest Stress Syndrome'

By Regina Leeds
Hosting friends and family this summer? Here's a Primer.

What Type of Thinker Are You?

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
When you get stuck in convergent thinking, you miss possibilities open to you.

Opening Up When Tragedy Strikes: Are You Sure It’s a Good Thing?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The myths about coping

What’s Keeping You Awake?

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Worry feels like motivation but it is actually a de-motivator

Nine Tips For Handling Hypersensitivity

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
How hypersensitivity happens and how to keep it from happening

Is Angst Behind All Great Creativity?

By Carolyn Kaufman Psy.D.
Angst may not be the best catalyst for your creativity.

Getting a Grip on Anxiety

By E E Smith
Don't Panic!

Incomplete Acts, Everyday Anxiety, and Getting Things Done

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Four strategies to reduce everyday anxiety