Me, Myself, and I

A strong social network is a key element of a full and happy life, but when push comes to shove, you're often on your own. Here's how to be your own best company.

Safeguarding Your Solo Time

By Susan Biali M.D.
Get more of that priceless alone-time you long for

Sweet Solitude

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Time spent alone is not just about loneliness

It Takes One To Tango

By Michele Lent Hirsch
Some goals are best attempted solo.

6 Benefits of Alone Time

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
We all need certain conditions to find our flow.

Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

By David DiSalvo
Neuroscience research is showing why none of us are islands.

Why Loneliness Is a Trap and How to Break Free

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
How loneliness impacts our perceptions and behaviors in self-defeating ways

How to Ease the Pain of Isolation During the Holidays

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Three simple ideas to help you feel less alone during the holidays.

Lessons from a Christmas Carol

By Jeff Skolnick M.D., P.h.D.
Going from Your Scrooge “Self” to Ebenezer No-Self

Glass Slippers

By Michele Wick Ph.D.
Guarding your man with glam?

The Power of Choosing Your Thoughts

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Introspection versus rumination

A Christmas Day Story for Parents

By Michael Ungar Ph.D.
The best gift can be teaching our children responsibility for others

The Real Problem With Weight Nazis

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
How weight bigotry worsens obesity related conditions

6 Reasons You Should Spend More Time Alone

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
The Healthy Aspects of Solitude

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Stealing a Little Time for Yourself

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Making Time for Yourself Can Greatly Improve Your Relationships

Was Nelson Mandela a Bad Man?

By Ian H. Robertson Ph.D.
Does being great like Nelson Mandela always entail some badness?

Surviving a Narcissistic Mother

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Your narcissistic mother did her best—Now it’s your turn

6 Quick & Easy Mindfulness Tips To Combat Holiday Stress

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Are the holidays stressful or lonely? 6 easy ways to integrate mindfulness!

Learning to Be Present With Yourself

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Can you just "be" instead of "doing" all the time?

Looking for an Escape? The Impulse to Run Away from It All

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
That desire to get away can contain vital messages about self-care.

Silence, Please

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Untangle your life to stay in touch with your creative self.

5 Ways to Find Solitude in a Busy Day

By Polly Campbell
Time alone can boost your productivity and creativity.

The End of Solitude, the Eternity of Aloneness

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
The quest to conquer solitude has made us more alone than ever

Loneliness & Aloneness: Building the Community of the Self

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Lonely or alone...there's a difference

Do Holiday Expectations Cause You Angst? 12 Ways to Help.

By Karyl McBride Ph.D.
The holidays are not a magical wand to transform families.

Altruism as Enlightened Self-Interest

By Elizabeth Svoboda
Do we help others because we enjoy it?

Depersonalization and DSM. Part I – before the DSM-5.

By Elena Bezzubova
Unequivocal Feeling Unreal in an Equivocal Official Classification.