Coca Cola's brilliant "Share-a-Coke" advertising campaign has resurrected the flagging giant and refueled the debate over the toxic adverse health effects of soda and the vulnerability of the consuming public.
For most heterosexual couples, the partner with the fatter paycheck does less on the home front. Not so in same-sex couples. Those of us in traditional marriages and partnerships can learn a lot from “modern families”…and feel happier and less burdened.
What are the psychological roadblocks that explain why we’re not trying hard at all to solve global climate change—a phenomenon that threatens the core of our society? The first post in a seven part series.
Hedonic adaptation and feeling dissatisfied are two major tendencies that prevent us from being too happy. Do they also prevent us from being too much in love? Are we doomed to fail in love, just as we are generally fated not to be very happy?
A new research article published this week by prominent psychologist, Gerd Girgerenzer (author of best-selling 'Risk Savvy') potentially radically debunks decades of behavioural economic research which underpins 'nudging' associated with the 'psychological state'.
A woodpecker lays claim to the tree right beside my bedroom window. At 4:57 AM, her work commences on a schedule only she comprehends. It feels like jackhammers blasting pavement on the pillow to my left. Incessantly banging, towards a purpose only a woodpecker could understand. When will it ever stop?
When I was in the corporate world, we had a saying about a certain kind of manager: “He got results, but he left a trail of bodies in his wake.” His (or her) methods were unsound, unsustainable. What are characteristics of sustainable management?
On top of old worries about whether humankind will survive the next few centuries come new concerns about whether our descendants will even be human in a sense that we would recognize. The centuries ahead could be very interesting, indeed.
What to make for dinner? What will the kids eat? How to get everyone to the table for dinner in spite of packed schedules? Challenges worth meeting. Family therapy can be helpful, but family dinner is transformative.
Governments answerable to the people can exist only due to the fact that we’re emotional, social creatures, not isolated, rational, strictly selfish individuals. A better appreciation of human nature can help us secure a democratic future.