Cut the Whining!

Your children may think whining is an effective way to get something. You can teach them otherwise. Cover image: Shutterstock

Parenting: Emotional Coaching for Emotional Mastery

By Jim Taylor Ph.D.
How can parents teach their children to be emotional masters?

Whine, Whine, Whine: Four Simple Steps for Dealing with complainers

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Coping with complainers

How to Tame a Whiny Boss

By Lynn Taylor
Don't Let Your Boss Sap Your Energy

Is It Time to Change Your Parenting Practices?

By Nancy S. Buck Ph.D.
And sometimes as you become aware of how you actually behave, change begins.

A Differential Diagnosis for Whining

By Karyl McBride Ph.D.
What? Whining could be good for me?

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Complainers

By Meg Selig
There are ways to get attention, and ways to get ignored. Learn the difference.

Use Your Words

By David Finch
Something on your mind? Let it out . . . or let it go.

The Difference between Complaining and Whining

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
How complaining, venting, and whining have different psychological impacts

Constant Complaining: Does It Serve Us Well?

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Our everyday complaints add stress and dissatisfaction to our lives.

Stop Picking on People for Their "First World Problems"

By Travis Langley Ph.D.
Belittling people's concerns as "first world problems" is a new form of bullying

Getting Past the Stress of Feeling Slighted

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Being overlooked feels like an emergency unless you re-wire yourself.

The Incredible Shrinking Task

By Laura Berger and Glen Tibaldeo
Five solutions from 20 years of project management for drastic procrastination

The Secret to Changing Your Kids' Behavior

By Erica Reischer Ph.D.
Want your kids to whine less or listen more? Here's a strategy that works

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

Gratitude: Think About It

By Ana Nogales, Ph.D.
With gratitude towards life

Are We Overpraising Our Children?

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
The negative effects of overpraising kids