Psychology Today Magazine
September 2011

Image: 2 A fit young man stares his own image down

Self-Sabotage: The Enemy Within

By Edward A. Selby, Timothy Pychyl, Hara Estroff Marano, Adi Jaffe Ph.D.

How to stop procrastinating, overeating, people-pleasing, and being over-the-top modest
Image: Two men display how to talk things out

The Art of Influence

By Carlin Flora

Secrets to complaining effectively, motivating loved ones, and getting what you want without being a jerk.
Image: Siblings Susan and Steven Pinker

Two Siblings, One Spotlight

By Rebecca Webber

Siblings in the same business thrive together.

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News: Politics, Autism and Culture

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Mind Your Body: Dancing with The Avatars

By Sarah Stanley

Memory: From Sandbox to Soapbox

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Eccentric's Corner: Sincere Scribbler

By Carlin Flora

Bookshelf: Required Reading

By Rose Pastore, Andrea Bartz, Rebecca Searles, Sarah Stanley, Casey Gueren

Blogger Spotlight: Step Away From the Slur

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton

Beauty Treatment: The Look of Love

By Rose Pastore, Sarah Stanley

Advice: A 46-Year-Old Bachelor

By Hara Estroff Marano

Addiction: The Long Slide

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.

Extreme Modesty: The Case of the Disappearing Self

By Hara Estroff Marano

Dodging Emotions: The Help That Harms

By Edward A. Selby

The Glee Market

By Rose Pastore

Earnings and Yearnings: Gender Contender

By Michele Lent Hirsch

Procrastination: Oops, Where Did the Day Go?

By Timothy Pychyl

Sex: Sexual Distraction

By Casey Gueren

Senses: Sensitive Soul

By Rebecca Searles, Michele Lent Hirsch

Recipe: Getting Ahead

By Hara Estroff Marano

Nature's Bounty: Remedial Eating

By Sarah Stanley

Keen Cuisine: The Real Tea Party

By Rebecca Searles

Field Guide to the Maximizer

By Marina Krakovsky

Diagnosis: A Delicate Balance

By Rebecca Searles

Blogs: Power Tips

By PT Staff

Advice: When Warning Signs Fail

By Hara Estroff Marano

Advice: He Keeps Helping His Ex

By Hara Estroff Marano