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Carol Morgan
Carol Morgan has a Ph.D. in communication and is a professor at Wright State University. She is also the host of 'A Walk on the WOO Side' radio show, a motivational expert on the TV show 'Living Dayton,' video expert for, keynote speaker, writer for, and a member of's Expert Network. You can subscribe to her blog, get some life/relationship coaching from her, and check out her books at

Entries by Carol Morgan

Lessons Learned From Fifty Shades of Grey

(7) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 12:27 PM

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard of a book called Fifty Shades of Grey. Now, I am not here to praise it as a work of literary art, nor am I here to bash it for its explicit S&M sexual messages.

I want...

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16 Characteristics of Real Love

(28) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 8:31 AM

Love. It makes the world go 'round, right? Well, at least that's the how the saying goes. But is it true? It should be, but so many people confuse love with things like jealousy or possessiveness. True love isn't either of those things. But these 16 things are.


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Why You Should Stop Having Good Intentions in 2015 and Beyond

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 1:16 PM

"I'll be there at 7:00 ..." (but you arrive at 8:00).

"I'll donate to that charity next month ..." (but you forget).

"I'll start eating right and exercising on January 1st to lose 30 pounds ... " (but by January 15th you've gone back to your old habits).

"I hate...

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16 Eigenschaften WAHRER Liebe

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 5:08 PM

„Das größte Glück auf Erden ist lieben und geliebt zu werden." So heißt es zumindest in einem bekannten Aphorismus. Aber stimmt das? Das sollte es, aber so viele Menschen verwechseln die Liebe mit Dingen wie Eifersucht oder Besitzergreifen. Nichts davon ist wahre Liebe. In den folgenden 16 Punkten jedoch, wird...

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If You Don't Like Being Single, You Need To Read This

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 8:34 AM

When did being single become some sort of disease that everyone wants to get rid of? Why does everyone think that being in a relationship or married is superior to being alone? Those are some questions you might want to think about. Our culture places such an emphasis on being...

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12 Poisonous Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Life

(38) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 7:07 AM

One of my many mottos is "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!" I'm a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem is that most people aren't even aware of their negative thoughts. It's almost like they have just become a habit, so it seems normal...

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On Experiencing Fear

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 1:36 PM

Everyone has experienced fear. And fear comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. It can be disguised as jealousy, envy or fake self-confidence. When we think of fear, we usually think it is related to something that is obviously scary -- such as sky diving (you would have to...

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3 Reasons You Are Not a Fraud

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 4:57 PM

When I started my Ph.D. program at the University of Nebraska, I felt like a fraud. I mean, I knew I was smart. But this was a whole different ball game. Not only were these people smart, but they were the smartest of the smart. The cream of the crop....

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Why I Have a Love-Hate Relationship With The Bachelorette (and The Bachelor)

(4) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 6:00 PM

My friends make fun of me. Why, you ask? Because I watch The Bachelorette (and The Bachelor). Normally, that would be no big deal. A lot of people watch those shows or they wouldn't have been on the air since 2002 (not that I remember the exact date... okay, I...

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You're Here. But You're Not.

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 12:39 PM

Let me see a raise of hands to this question (virtually, of course): how many of you are guilty of being physically present with someone, but not mentally or emotionally? I bet if I could see you all, I would see a lot of hands. I have to admit, I...

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You Can't Motivate Other People So Don't Even Try!

(2) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 12:52 PM

Yes, I know how ironic this is. I write motivational blogs, but I am telling you that you can't motivate other people. Actually it's kind of funny, isn't it? But this is not an invitation to stop reading my blogs. In fact, I hope you're now even more curious because...

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4 Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'Haters' in Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 4:08 PM

Do you have 'haters?' You know who I'm talking about -- the kind of person who will find fault with pretty much anything. You could be Jesus, Mother Teresa, or Gandhi and they would still find something wrong with you (or what you have to say). Well, if you have...

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5 Things to Remember About Your Age

(4) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 3:50 PM

Recently, I did an activity in my interpersonal communication class. We were talking about interpersonal perception. In other words, how do we all judge other people based on their real or inferred characteristics? For example, I had a student many years ago who had a pink mohawk, tattoos, and piercings...

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