Life is complex and we are all faced with moments in our personal and professional lives that require us to make a choice without as much information as we need. The default assumption is that we need more knowledge or research in these situations, but often we just need a clear understanding of our values.
When you pop the question -- what is the innate quality of individuals that drive their success -- psychologists of repute have come up some interesting answers.
When we are in a place of recovering from a painful relationship, finding a way to let go can be challenging. Here are 10 ways to let go of painful relationships.
No one is going to save you. It's a wonderful realization to have, really. Because waiting on someone to hand you a golden ticket means waiting forever. But choosing yourself -- forging your own path and creating your own opportunities -- that means you can make things happen today.
Of the many lessons on my path of spirituality, the one that took me the longest to learn was surrender. In theory, I knew that in order to flow with ...
Sven and Jack are two hearty loggers. One day, Jack challenges Sven: who can hand cut the most trees in a single day? Sven, sure of himself, accepts the challenge.
If you care about aging well, Dan Buettner is your man. For more than a decade, Buettner has been traveling the world in search of the world's longevi...
Those who seek to limit or prohibit safe, legal abortion need to understand the damaging consequences for the unwanted children, their mothers, and society.
Perhaps the best thing you can do to invite more of the pervasive (but more elusive) vertical change into your life is to know that vertical change is always possible in the space before thought, feeling, and behavior.
Psychology and spirituality are often seen as opposite, even antagonistic, ventures. The scientists who conduct psychological research raise their eye...
The power of setting an upper limit is that it becomes easier for you to sustain your progress. And the power of sustaining your progress is that you end up blowing away everyone who chased success as quickly as possible.
I met Mike Huggins a year ago at the Sedona Yoga Festival, over dinner, and heard some of his story; you will read the rest below. He started practicing yoga 12 years ago to help deal with chronic back pain.
In making others feel like they should look or act differently, we rob humanity of its very core -- that of individuality. So let's aim to be more mindful about our words and actions, so we can help rid our communities from the shackles of the 'isms' -- sexism, ageism, racism -- and simply allow ourselves to be more...human.
We are the rare psychologists who are given the opportunity to speak to other psychologists about the rights of people with physical differences. In the 20 years I have been practicing, I have met few psychologists in wheelchairs.
Many of us don't set out to become entrepreneurs running companies and managing scores of people.
Anyone who tells you something is "non-negotiable" is, in fact, using that as a negotiation strategy themselves. Those of us familiar with haggling know the truth: everything is negotiable.
I'm grateful for what I've discovered in the face of some challenging circumstances.
Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.
Good teeth. A sense of humor. Physically attractive. Can be trusted. Dresses well. Easy to talk to. These are some of the common features men and women say they look for in a partner. But new research is suggesting another overlooked quality may be a key to lasting relationships: humility.
This is likely a letter that you have never in a million years expected to see. We haven't been friends in so many years that you probably thought I had never thought about you anymore. Clearly, based on the fact that I'm even writing this letter, that's not true.