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3 Myths About Sleep, Busted

Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 04.19.2015 | 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 04.14.2015 | 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 04.12.2015 | 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 04.05.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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 ...

How Sustainable Luxury Can Save The Planet

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Dr. Gjoko Muratovski People care about themselves, their children, their animals and then the environment - in that order. Guilt, sha...

Domestication and a Very Cute Puppy

Zach Dean | Posted 01.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Zach Dean

There is a new puppy in my life: Liberty Dean (#totesadorbs, #errrmyghad, #there's-a-new-dog-in-town). She goes by Libby for short and she pees on t...

What To Do When Your Child Swears At You

Tosha Schore, M.A. | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Tosha Schore, M.A.

Moving towards our kids is so important -- even more so in those moments when we feel it's the last thing we want to do.

In Defense of 'Nudging': When the Government Nudges, Everyone Wins

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Jachimowicz

'Nudging' -- intentionally designing our environments to make certain decisions more likely than others -- can be an effective and ethically sound tool to help people make better decisions for themselves and for society at large.

Wife's Outrageous Behavior Sends Husband Packing

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

Bob and Dorothy’s rocky marriage is filled with violent arguments, allegations of cheating and over-the-top behavior, often in front of their 12-yea...

How Good Are Your Acting Skills?

Mike Harden | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Mike Harden

To be truly great at running your organization, you are always "on." You are always in the spotlight with your employees, customers, investors and anyone else with whom you come into contact.

Can You Trust Your Child?

Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Trust your child. Really, just try it. Trust that he or she is doing the very best they possibly can under the circumstances. They are calling none of the shots. They have few rights and zero power. Not to mention their still-developing brains and emotional instability.