Stay Positive

Stay Positive

Complainers, whiners, pessimists...sometimes, the people in our lives just see the glass as half empty. But that doesn't mean they have to bring everyone around them down.

How to Get Happy in Five Easy Steps

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
There are some simple behaviors and cognitions that will increase happiness.

Ann Hite: Can children of dysfunction beat their fate?

By Jennifer Haupt
A lifetime of connections lost and found with her brother.

You’re On My Last Nerve!

By Beverly D. Flaxington
Unleashing the Self-Talk Build-up

The Secret to Feeling Less Horrible

By Victoria Maxwell
How Depression Taught Me To Be Happy

What to Do When You’re Married But Lonely

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
3 ways to connect with the distant person next to you on the couch.

Deja Vu All Over Again

By Tom Wootton
Avoiding our problems makes them just keep coming back

Making Up Is Hard to Do... For Kids

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
How children resolve conflicts with friends

Options for the Unhappily Married

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Can you fake your way to a happier marriage?

Eating Our "Mental" Fruits and Veggies

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
How to Become More Positive and Happy

Cynical? You're Increasing Your Risk of Dementia

By Douglas LaBier Ph.D.
Your attitudes can affect your mental health, in a big way.

Finding your own path from anxiety to pleasure

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
We each need our own toolbox for managing anxiety -- some tools you can use

The Narcissistic Boss

By Mark Banschick M.D.
When a boss is impossible

A Simple Act of Kindness

By Leana Wen M.D.
What can you do to make a difference in someone else's life?

Soft Criticism

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
The art of gentle correction -- it's not about offering praise.

Beyond Homina, Homina, Homina: Tackling Tough Questions

By Nancy Ancowitz
Getting grilled without getting burned

How to Be 1% Happier

By William Irwin Ph.D.
The happy songs playlist

A Crying Face in the Crowd

By Ran Zilca
Loneliness may very well be the black plague of the 21st Century.

Gaining Perspective on Anger and Childhood Wounds (Part 2)

By Andrea Brandt Ph.D. M.F.T.
We can learn to use anger in a way that generates good things in our lives.

Pessimists: Stay Away From Me

By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Hell-in-a-hand-basket thinking is selfish

The Best Kept Secret to Happiness: Compassion

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise

A Recipe for Success Needs this Secret

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Is having “High Hopes” the secret ingredient of success?

Westboro Baptist Church: Modeling Empathy on the High Road

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Instead of following WBC's example, counter-protesters can model a better way.

7 Steps to Living the Life You Imagined

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
A person’s life is too often a repetition or reenactment of the past.

Five Powerful Happiness Habits You Need to Learn

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Simple, proven ways to be consistently happier, now and in the future.