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Why We Can Be So Wrong About What Others Are Thinking

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

We are overly confident about our capacity to read other people, even our spouses. Trying to "detect the emotion someone is feeling by looking at a picture of their face or looking into someone's eyes" (two common mind reading tests) actually worsens our accuracy.

WATCH: Ask for Help

Brad Yates | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

At my daughter's promotion for eighth grade this week, one of the speakers offered three points of advice about success: 1) Set Goals 2) Work Hard 3)...

'If You Don't Ask, You Don't Get'

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Let's face it, nobody likes to be told "no." Because the fear of rejection is so strong, there is a tendency for some of us is to sit back, lay low, stay quiet and thus, stay stuck in the box. The key is to remember if we don't ask, the answer will always be an automatic no.

Words to Say When You Need to Stand Up for Yourself

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

We all smooth over the truth and bend in our standards from time to time in order to reduce conflict and make relationships work. But when pleasing others becomes a habit you may find yourself resentful, which ultimately damages your relationships.