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3 Tricks for Making Your Good Habits Stick

Amy Morin | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you're struggling with self-discipline doesn't mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you'll stick to your healthier habits -- even when you don't feel like it.

Are You Being Played?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Because some things are outside of our control, we may feel like victims of circumstance. Victims of fate. I don't accept that. What would life be like if we just accepted the hand of cards we were dealt and lived the rest of our lives in homeostasis?

3 (Healthy) Behaviors for Working Moms

Kenda Mullert | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Kenda Mullert

Our work of choosing healthy behavior combines together to form a creation of life and wellness. There isn't a choice too small to add to this creation of the healthy life we want for ourselves and our family.

6 Common Divorce Frenemies To Watch Out For

Christina Pesoli | Posted 03.11.2015 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

During your divorce there are six specific frenemies to watch out for. Chances are you're on a first name basis with some (or all) of them. You may have even run into a little trouble with them. But just in case your danger detector is malfunctioning, allow me to alert you to the obvious.

Our Employer-Employee Marriages Need Counseling

Dov Seidman | Posted 03.06.2015 | Business
Dov Seidman

The quality of our employer-employee relationships is downright dysfunctional. The primary reason for this is that we're doing too much shifting and not enough elevating.

Laziness Is More Complex Than You Think: How a More Nuanced Approach Can Help Us Overcome Laziness When Needed

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 03.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jon Jachimowicz

We also need to recognize that sometimes, being lazy is far from a sin. After all, isn't getting to take a deserved break why we expend effort in the first place?

Wolf's Powers of Observation May Have Aided Dog Domestication

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that the ability of humans to domesticate dogs may have its origins in the innate social skills of wolves.

3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

At night, you can't sleep. In the morning, you can't wake up. Sound familiar? Get back on track with these three myths and facts about sleep.

10 Belief Triggers That Sabotage Your Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

I'm sure you've met him, or her. That person who says he'll finish the project tomorrow, but tomorrow never comes. Or the person who promises to call as soon as she gets home, but you never hear from her.

12 Truths About 'Good Girls'

Bustle | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Bustle

I was being judged for being who I was by people who didn't have a damn clue who I really was. Thus the plight of the Grown-Up Good Girl.

Scientific Findings Can Help Get Your Resolutions Back on Track

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

Occasional slip-ups do not mean you are incapable of self-control, but rather that you either didn't manage your fuel well or are taking on something too big too soon... also, that you are human.

The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Say Anything

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Conflict is an unavoidable part of our lives, whether we're CEOs, entrepreneurs, parents, spouses, engineers or ditch diggers. In some cases, conflict stimulates us to accomplish great things.

The Secret to Becoming the Person You Want to Be

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Seeing our frailties in the face of behavioral change what do we do?

People of Craigslist, Please Stop Being Terrible

Zach Dean | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

People of Craigslist, can we please try a little harder to respect each other?

In Business, Women Rule

Chelsea Berler | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Chelsea Berler

Surrounded by so many accomplished women, I've noticed that they see and process things differently than men, which helps them excel in situations that men may not.

The Connected Parent Reset

Carrie Contey, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Carrie Contey, Ph.D.

Certain things your children do can really push your buttons. Things you never expected to drive you crazy suddenly cause extreme discomfort and annoyance. And then you react, and that comes with a whole slew of emotions and behaviors.

A Scholarly Defense of Class Clowns

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 02.18.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Psychologists, well-meaning intellectuals, and exasperated teachers will claim that the class clown is a disruptive, annoying problem-child who is disguising deep emotional pain by acting like an amateur comedian just to get attention.

Preserving The Magic Of Christmas Starts With Respecting Children

Joanna Fortune | Posted 02.07.2015 | Parents
Joanna Fortune

Parents must focus on the positive behaviors they want to see from children as opposed to repeating back to them what they do not want to see through a series of empty threats.

Museum Selfie-ishness

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 01.24.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

It's difficult to say which is worse: The fact that we seem to need to document every moment of our existence or the need to put ourselves at the center of everything.

No Regrets: Three Money Mistakes To Avoid

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 01.17.2015 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

As I see it, there are only three big mistakes (not 300 tiny ones) that will completely torpedo your financial future. These three mistakes are almost impossible to reverse -- especially once they become habits.

WATCH: 'What's Up With Me?' (Questioning Behavior Rather Than Attacking It)

Brad Yates | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

Too often, we get frustrated with ourselves about our behavior without considering that part of us believes there's a good reason for that behavior. ...

Do What You Want Them to Do: Management Lessons from the Toddler Trenches

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

If you want your employees to be output-focused, be output-focused with them. If you want them to be kind but firm, be kind but firm. If you want them to make clear decisions and stand by them, make clear decisions and stand by them.

Trust Is a Weird Thing

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy Trust is a weird thing. "It has to be deserved," I once said to a person I just met and got him really upset. He believed that t...

It's Showtime! One Key to Continual Motivation

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

So here's the dilemma: When is acting being professional? When is acting being phony? I want to help leaders learn how to be great performers, but I never believe that they should be phonies. How can I, as a coach, understand the difference?

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin ...