Top Posts: April 2014

Top Posts: April 2014

Twenty-five posts that struck a chord this spring. Main Image: Shutterstock

8. Why Weddings Make Us Feel Good

What blood tests after taking vows tell us about the power of bonding.

1. How Assertive Should You Be?

New research shows who really gets ahead.

3. 5 Signs of a Relationship on the Rocks

What to look for and why to trust your gut.

4. The Secret to Revealing Your Secrets

Self-disclosure can help you build deeper connections.

12. Grudge: Holding One

When forgiveness is for suckers

5. Why Trust Isn't Easy

New research proves that, for some of us, trusting others is hard work.

2. 6 Ways to Maximize Your Time

Are you bad at time management? You can get better quickly.

6. Risky Play: Why Children Love It and Need It

To protect our children we must allow them to play in ways deemed "risky."

9. Does a Sexless Marriage Justify Adultery?

Do two wrongs make a right? Philosophy tackles a difficult real-life conundrum.

10. Better Your Email Communication

Good emails are an art, but even Picasso had some rules.

11. What Is Sexually "Normal?"

Exploring sexual health and controversies.

7. How Far We'll Go to Feel in Control

When we don't have a sense of control, we just make it up.

13. Violent Vs Nonviolent Revolutions

Why boycotts outperform bombs

21. One Self or Many Selves?

Understanding why we have a multiplicity of self-states.

14. When Fighting Gets Ugly

The number one "Anger Rule" when things go from zero to one hundred.

16. Living a Purposeful Life

Adam Braun’s own journey in his new book The Promise of a Pencil.

17. Sexual Communication Out of the Bedroom

Silences about sex outside the bedroom.

25. Understanding Peer Pressure

Supporting Your Child’s Body Self

18. Gut-Level Lie Detection?

At some gut level, do you really know when someone is lying?

15. Is Romantic Ignorance a Virtue?

The romantic value of not knowing.

19. Being Dishonest Enhances Creativity

Breaking rules is linked to both dishonest and creative acts.

23. What Drives People to the Fork in the Road?

Problems are the precursors of choice.

24. Act Like a Doctor, Think Like a Patient

Can patient-focused medicine be taught?

20. Top Traits of Leadership

What are the most important leadership skills? How many do you possess?