I read something this week that just really blew me away... If you've been following me, you know that I put a big emphasis on the mental and emotion...
Questions of Truth When was the last time you felt a liberating moment of truth claw its way from deep inside you, reach the surface and spring out...
The next time you dine out, take along a copy of this list and count how many of the following psychological ploys your favorite restaurant uses.
I was once a TELLaholic. I loved to tell everyone what to do. I was a sergeant major with my kids, directing them to do everything. They never had to think for themselves; my husband, likewise.
The first week in Bucharest after I left home for college was tough. I was an acutely shy and scared 18-year old freshman roaming alone, lost in the crowded and polluted metropolis.
Simplifying your options immediately makes you better because it's so much easier to do the right thing when you're not surrounded by the extra things. The simplest way to improve is to eliminate your distractions.
What accounts for the varied approaches individuals use in business, careers, and their own aspirations? In Part One of this piece, I described what one psychologist teaches us about individuals and their motivation to meet their various needs--and how this helps explain behavior and solve problems.
Think about when you would like to achieve your business goals. Then, break it down into quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily objectives. That will keep you accountable and motivated.
Coercive control is a strategy some people use to dominate their intimate partners and get their way. It usually includes some combination of isolation, degradation, micromanagement, manipulation, stalking, physical abuse, sexual coercion, threats, and punishment. Not all of these tactics are always present.
Understanding what motivates people's decisions and how people can find success is one of the keys to building a successful community.
Being ridiculously in charge of your own life doesn't mean trying to control the uncontrollable, or trying to "manage" every element of your life. And it doesn't mean never feeling bad or being upset. It means having the integrity to recognize what is real, releasing the human tendency to resist reality when it's uncomfortable, and developing mastery over yourself and only yourself.
It's vital that we offer quality real-world learning and enrichment opportunities to all kids to reduce the time kids spend playing on their phones.
Whenever you try to make positive changes in your life, you'll experience resistance. Sometimes, the resistance is internal. (You vs. Yourself) Wak...
Of course, change isn't easy -- no matter how you do it. Slow gains are boring. They're unsexy. Nobody writes news stories about them. But moving forward in a slow and methodical manner doesn't mean you lack ambition, drive, or vision. The stained glass artist has a very clear vision. He knows exactly what he is working toward.
When looking for a counselor or psychotherapist you should know the differences between psychiatrists, psychologists, PsyDs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and Life Coaches.
What is the difference between feminine and masculine power? Last week, we spoke ab...
An imperfect start can always be improved, but obsessing over a perfect plan will never take you anywhere on its own.
Carol Ryff's model of psychological well-being provides a powerful framework through which to analyze and organize one's life and to generate ideas about how to live better. So why isn't the popular media talking about the model? Perhaps it is time Ryff hired better marketing staff.
Emotionally immature parents will drive you crazy if you mistake their physical age for psychological maturity. Acknowledge that you may have surpassed them developmentally a long time ago, and their insensitivities will begin to hurt a little less.