The Plus Side of Distraction

The Plus Side of Distraction

Maybe a little ADD is a good thing.

How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!

How to deal with creative or mental blocks and be inspired.

Sweet Solitude, Part 1: Two Meanings of Alone

Time spent alone is not just about loneliness

Psychological Crutches: 10 Myths and 3 Tips

The healthy quest for "optimal illusion"

Psychology of Cult TV: Better Living by "Geeking Out"

Psychologists discuss television's power to encourage, empower, and unite fans

Improve Your Mood Instantly

Why Daydreaming Gets Us Down

What's the Couch Got to Do With It?

The low-down on lying down on the couch in psychoanalysis.

Distraction: How Occasional Escapism Can Help With OCD

With OCD, a trip to the Marvel Universe or the Jurassic period can help.

Writers Do It Often (Amid Chaos)

Writing routines range from rigidly regular to quirkily undisciplined.

7 Distraction-Fighting Strategies

Creativity requires focus, but what if you can't?

Superman's True Disguise: The Power of Social Invisibility

Clark Kent's creators dreamed about what it would take to stop feeling ignored.

Life with ADHD

A college freshman shares his experience as a "Son of Pluto."