How to Get More Comfortable Being Wrong

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Ever get an email with “minor” feedback from your boss–then feel instantly humiliated when you open it and see that they basically re-worded the entire assignment? Throughout my life, I’ve …

How Meditation Might Help Your Winter Workouts

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Some simple techniques might shore up our commitment to being physically active as the seasons change. For many of us, the shorter, chillier days of autumn can dampen our enthusiasm …

What Is Nature vs. Nurture?

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The nature versus nurture debate is one of the oldest philosophical issues within psychology. So what exactly is it all about? Nature refers to all of the genes and hereditary …

Don’t Think Positive

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How embracing life’s ugly side can help you find meaning and fulfillment In 1952, Norman Vincent Peale published The Power of Positive Thinking. In contrast to psychoanalysis, with its obsession …

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

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One of the most common anxiety disorders, this condition can cause people to avoid many social situations. Social anxiety disorder — formerly known as social phobia — is an anxiety …

Brains At Play: What Do We Know?

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Why do we humans like to play so much? Play sports, play tag, play the stock market, play duck, duck, goose? We love it all. And we’re not the only …

How to Gain Freedom from Your Thoughts

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Dan Siegel explains how meditation can help us transcend limiting beliefs and discover more presence and possibility in life. If you practice meditation, you probably spend a lot of time …

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Explained

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What Is It? Why Do I Have It? How Do I Cope? Have you ever worried about your health? Money? The well-being of your family? Who hasn’t, right? These are …

The Unreality of Luck

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Optimists believe in good luck, pessimists in bad. But if it’s all a matter of perspective, does luck even exist? Tsutomu Yamaguchi was a technical draughtsman for oil tankers when …

What Makes A Leader?

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Leaders can have many different styles — just compare President Donald Trump to Malala Yousafzai to your boss or the coach of your kid’s soccer team. But a study published …

Ever Wanted to Get Revenge? Try This Instead

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You know that “letting go” is probably the healthiest move, but wanting revenge is often much more appealing. But why? So you’ve been wronged. A friend casually dismissed a goal …

I Admit I Co-Sleep With My Kids

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Have you gotten used to sleeping alone?” After my divorce in 2014, my married friends had a lot of questions. That one surprised me at first, but then it made …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

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Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because …

What Is Your Location Capacity?

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When it comes to habitat, human beings are creatures of habit. It has been known for a long time that, whether his habitat is a village, a city or, for …

What is Major Depression?

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Major Depressive Disorder Can Often be Treated for Better Quality of Life Major depression, also known as unipolar or major depressive disorder, is characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness …