Utilizing smart pricing when selling your wares, be they products, services or subscriptions, is a must if you want to succeed in a competitive mark...
Whether you're trying to change your own behavior or trying to influence others, loss aversion can be a powerful form of motivation.
My perception of the world and the people around me is a mirror of my inner attitudes, core beliefs and old emotional wounds. Like so many, I considered my mind to be superior to my heart, and felt that being emotional and vulnerable was a weakness.
Knowing who we are and how we want to be in this world, this is what makes work fun. The way we do it -- in fashion or electrical engineering or waste management -- doesn't matter as much as the awareness of self.
If you've ever experienced a sense of euphoria after paying off your credit card in full or purchasing a piece of furniture that finally completes your living room, you know that our relationship to money isn't just a purely economical one. There's a big psychological component, too.
Mindfulness is all the rage these days -- and many people use this term interchangeably with the word "meditation." While there are forms of meditation that invoke mindfulness, we can also practice mindful awareness in everyday activities and interactions.
It's up to us to remember why it excited us, and to ask ourselves if it still does. It's up to us to ask ourselves how we can make it fun again, perhaps in a new way. And then it's up to us to do it.
Not only do you grieve the loss of the abuser's life, but often grieve the loss of hope for the relationship to be something different or for the abuser to take responsibility for the abuse and ask for forgiveness.
In apocalyptic times -- and our time surely is one -- it's easy to succumb to hopelessness, but few have discussed why hopelessness can be so magically attractive.
Reader All the Wrong Women writes: How do I get out of the habit of dating the same types of women, despite my conscious attempts to choose women who...
There is much to learn from people who push limits, challenge conventional wisdom and are able to excel in moments that are packed with intensity. One...
I pride myself on being a relational and socially conscious woman in the workplace. I had no idea that these qualities made me a prime target for emotional abuse from a business colleague.
It seems that when we perceive and process other people with ease, we judge them favorably. When we have difficulty -- for whatever reason -- we judge them negatively.
The relationship between depression and anxiety is not just a one-way street. Having an anxiety disorder is the single most significant predictor that a person will develop depression.
Giving to others gives us pleasure. It makes us happier people which in turn leads us to give more which makes us even happier and... you get the picture.
Put a glass of something in your right hand. Go sit yourself down next to your brother or sister and look them straight in the eye. They can see emotion coming a mile away. Therefore, they will get nervous, tell some really lame joke to deflect and head straight for the kitchen.
An unexpected gift of running is that when you challenge yourself, and you dig deeper than you ever thought possible, you not only become immensely proud of yourself but also those who love you bear witness to the inner strength you have unearthed.
The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., is currently at number 12 on the New York Times list of bestselling science books. It discuss...
Instead of focusing on doing, our focus needs to be on being. We can help our children embrace who they are so that they trust themselves. And we can help them accept what is so that they more easily flow with the ups and downs of life.
The human mind doesn't always work in our best interests when it comes to spending decisions. But the good news is that scientists are trying to tackle the problem -- and uncover how we can retrain our brains to make better choices.