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Attitudes

Testing is Not Trusting

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

In a session I had with my counselor Eleanor last week she said to me, "Testing is not trusting." I realized in talking to her that much of what I've ...

The Face(s) of the GOP. Who Do You See?

Wray Herbert | Posted 12.08.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Can people be so biased by their political attitudes that they look out and see a different world, a world where up is down and black is white? I came across a new study this week that argues just that.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Follow The Flow Of Loving

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 10.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

How might we be blocking the kind of cooperation that would bring those to us? Attitude is one big factor. When we are in a state of cooperation, our attitude is one of joy. If we are asked to do something, we do it -- and then some.

How to Make a Shift in the Shortest Time Possible

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Making a shift means changing something within yourself. This means changing an attitude or belief and then the behavior that's driving your self-defeating negative emotion.

What About Perception? Why Are You Overwhelmed as a Parent of Young Children?

Diana Grycan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

In the quests for "doing the right things" for our children we are busy people. The big question is how do we fit it all in and maintain some feelings of adequacy? We mean to take a deep breath and keep moving forward, but sometimes it feels like too much.

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

So Damn Superior: Parsing Partisan Politics

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Do both extreme conservatives and extreme liberals act more superior than moderates, or are conservative views alone linked to dogmatism and belief superiority?

The Two Faces of Attractiveness

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.16.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Attractiveness is the modern equivalent of what our ancient ancestors saw as trustworthy and safe, so we would expect any deviation in the faces we actually know to diminish attractiveness. Yet a huge amount of research says the opposite.

Creating Attitude Change by Influencing Values

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Suppose you were trying to influence people's opinion about particular policies. Would it be better to talk about the specific policy, or is it more effective to focus on the values related to that policy?

Marriage No Longer A Priority For Young Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.08.2012 | Weddings

A new survey of girls' attitudes by UK organization Girlguiding (similar to the Girl Scouts) released Monday found that marriage isn't as important to...

5 Essentials for Making Your Hospital Stay Bearable and Your Frustrations in Check

Martha Nelson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

All in all, your stay in the hospital will be what you make it. With a little preparation, you can improve your stay.

The Right Place at the Right Time

Irene Tanner | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

A close friend of my mother's generation used to insist that a woman who reveals her age will reveal anything. Since I say that I am devoted to transparency, isn't this the right time and place for me to fess up to every one of my god-given gift of 85 years?

Are You an Additive Person or a Subtractive One?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

The way people approach seemingly small disagreements about food reveals a lot about the way they approach life, and whether they're additive or subtractive thinkers.

The True Face of Prejudice

Judith Johnson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

When we encounter someone who does not resonate as "just like me" we are facing a moment of profound choice. Our response reflects the deepest instinct of our heart.

Wealth School: How To Value And Appreciate Yourself

Anne Naylor | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

But if life has not dealt you a significantly harsh blow, do you have to deal it to yourself? How does value and appreciation of yourself fit in wealth school?

Teachertudes.

Michael N. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michael N. Smith

How do administrators control teachers' bad attitudes? Put great attitudes by bad attitudes. Put great attitudes by great attitudes. Mix them up. Move them around. Try anything (kids are worth it).