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By Matt Johnson Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Mind, Brain, and Value
People tend to see their future selves as distant strangers. Connecting with their future selves can lead to better decision-making.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Research suggests that recalling nostalgic memories may be a valuable tool in moments when life doesn't feel meaningful.
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in In the Name of Love
Why intense passion isn't the only component of a successful relationship.
By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on May 10, 2021 in Our Innovating Minds
It's important to recognize the many forms of project time and how they influence team creativity.
By Najma Khorrami M.P.H. on May 11, 2021 in Comfort of Gratitude
Experiencing little or even no motivation? That's probably very common. What's not as common is using this perspective of gratitude to help build your intrinsic motivation.
By Alex Dimitriu M.D. on May 11, 2021 in Psychiatry and Sleep
Sleep is essential. Your health, and your brain, depend on it.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in How To Do Life
Thoughts and questions toward a better retirement.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC, S-PSB on May 11, 2021 in Minority Report
Recovering from addiction is about progress, not perfection.
By Alan D. Blotcky Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Parental Alienation Unlocked
Becoming aware of parental alienation is the first step in overcoming it.
By Dorothy Suskind Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Bully-Wise
Children of "not good enough mothers" internalize their family's trauma. Adulthood offers new insights and possibilities for dealing with the pain. You are not your mother!
By Richard Maxwell, Ph.D. and Toby Miller, Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Greening the Media
Amazon and the environment? Suggests a river in South America blighted by climate change. But it's also to do with a huge US company polluting through its data centers
By Michael Stein Psy.D. on May 11, 2021 in Understanding the Anxious Mind
If you want good mental health, you need an accurate definition of what good mental health actually is. I provide one here and explain how to apply it to an anxiety problem.
By Jonathan Byrnes DBA on May 11, 2021 in One Step Ahead
Why are so many companies going bankrupt? Here are the keys to success.
By Konstantin Lukin Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in The Man Cave
Why it's important to reignite your child's sense of playfulness, disconnect from the virtual world, and reconnect with the real one.
By John Sean Doyle on May 11, 2021 in Luminous Things
There are benefits to working remotely, but stay attentive to your needs and the needs of your team.
By Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in This Is America
Government oversight and regulation played a pivotal role in increasing life expectancy.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
New research suggests that rethinking stress can curb your complaining problems.
By Sandro Galea M.D. on May 11, 2021 in Talking About Health
How mercy can help shape a healthier world.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
To sustain relationships from afar, conversation subjects matter.
By Bruce Grierson on May 11, 2021 in The Carpe Diem Project
These days, the soundest strategy may be not to trust our instincts but to distrust them. To say to ourselves, at every turn, “What if I’m wrong?”
By Dinesh Sharma Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Leaders in the Making
As India battles the second deadly wave of COVID-19, its expatriate community is faced with feelings of terror, sorrow, and even guilt.
By Sherry Gaba LCSW on May 11, 2021 in Addiction and Recovery
A narcissist's cycle of behavior in a relationship begins with "love bombing" and ends in abuse.
By Cynthia M. Bulik Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Healthy Eating, Healthy Relating
Don't let the diet industry extend the trauma of the pandemic by convincing you to deprive yourself of food.
By Jane Greer Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Shrink Wrap
What will it take for Melinda and Bill Gates to work together despite getting divorced after 27 years?
By Michelle P. Maidenberg Ph.D., MPH, LCSW-R, CGP on May 11, 2021 in Being Your Best Self
Want to break through stuckness and achieve long-term goals? Here is the ultimate growth mindset exercise to help you.
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on May 11, 2021 in The Human Equation
Serial killers have a lot in common in how they think and what they do. Here's what we're learning from a recent case in France.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Shadow Boxing
In the new book, "Maniac," a crime historian looks back on America's worst campus slaughter.
By Ahona Guha DPsych on May 11, 2021 in Of Prisons and Pathos
Many people find it difficult to develop or express boundaries. Forming some well-articulated SMART boundaries may be helpful.
By Jonathan D. Raskin, Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Making Meaning
Some therapists don't return calls from prospective clients. This is not just unprofessional, it's also unethical.
By Sarah-Len Mutiwasekwa on May 11, 2021 in The Upside of Things
Early life experiences can have an important effect on how people grow and act in relationships.
By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Brick by Brick
It often takes longer than we wish to achieve our goals. Through "soul investing" we can find fulfillment in the process of pursuing our purpose, not just the end results.
By Neel Burton M.D. on May 11, 2021 in Hide and Seek
How did the medical profession come to be represented by snakes?
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on May 11, 2021 in Emotional Fitness
This new world can set you up for a difficult time emotionally and financially, so it's important to learn how to find new opportunities.
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