It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Dicks are a breed of jerk who accuse others of what is really wrong with themselves. The problem is, it can happen to anybody.
Healthy sexuality has a relatively small positive effect on couple’s lives—but avoidant sexuality has a very powerful destructive effect on a relationship.
Self-esteem, self-concept, and motivation aren’t birthrights; they have to be worked for, and it’s a parent’s responsibility to be the teacher.
To deal effectively with anxiety, a shift in mindset is required. Curiosity will do more to relieve your anxiety than trying to banish the symptoms.
With all that multitasking, you never really get to focus your attention. Not only is there another way of being, you and your brain need it.
Everyone knows that military duty has its hazards. But no family is ever prepared for that knock on the door.
If you think yoga is good for adults, consider the benefits it has for children.
The U.S. excels at putting young people on a conveyor belt of success as measured by the SAT. The result is a generation of anxious kids and burned out adults.
Most people yearn to reveal their true selves in relationships, but outworn patterns of behaving keep them stuck and feeling alone.
In the best relationships, we see a reflection of ourselves that indicates what we need to change—about ourselves.
It’s time to get beyond thinking what is normal and what isn’t. It’s time to create a life that works for you — one that expresses you fully.
A mass tragedy shatters not just the lives of individuals but the fabric of the community itself. It takes special efforts to ensure recovery at every level.
Relationships today function best when partners have a shared idea of what their purpose is as a couple.
We are all embodied. To some degree, when we run up against problems, we all convert mental energy into physical symptoms.
As if parenting adolescents weren’t challenging enough already, today it must be done in two worlds—the real one and the online one. Are you ready?
You’re in a relationship but you’re feeling a bit distant from your partner? Act now to repair the connection. Here’s how.
For too long, loved ones have been blamed for the substance use problems among family members.
It may be that we’re thinking about—and treating—Type 2 diabetes all wrong.
Most leaders are terrible at their jobs. But, of course, you knew that; you encounter evidence of it every day. One thing great leaders do—they recruit others to help them.
It may be possible to improve your health by changing the way you think about it.
It’s time we took care of ourselves as well as we take care of our devices.
How far will some people go to get the attention and support of others?
Loss is inevitable in life. But we live in a culture that is disconnected from death. That may be one reason depression is so common among the living.
Too often, we buy into misinformation about ourselves. That’s how we can become our own worst enemies.
Licensed mental health professionals miss the correct diagnoses of PTSD about 90 percent of the time.
Many new ways of being in relationships have opened up in recent years. Not everybody knows how to create the kind of relationship that most meets their needs.
When a toddler whines, that’s when it’s time for the wise parent to hand down the problem-solving skills.
In the second half of life, you alone are responsible for yourself. Here’s some wisdom for becoming the grown up you want to be.
Solving children’s problems for them can rob them of necessary life skills.
Addiction affects the whole family, and it often has multi-generational roots that go unrecognized and unaddressed, even by therapists.
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