When it comes to self-improvement, two of the biggest stumbling blocks I see people encounter in my therapy office are a lack of motivation to get started and a fear that a goal will be too overwhelming.
Hormones? Surgery? The choices are fraught—and there are no easy answers. Claire is a 14-year-old girl with short auburn hair and a broad smile. She lives outside Philadelphia with her mother and father,
How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can
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 it allows
Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds. A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment,
In 2015, Caitlyn Jenner ignited a conversation around the trans community—but her politics and outspokenness have cost her their support. Now she opens up about her mistakes, her family, and her journey
Sometimes a job or career is just not meant to be. If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you might want to think about making a change. While “picking the wrong career is not an uncommon thing,” according
A study has found that regularly eating meals alone is the biggest single factor for unhappiness, besides existing mental illness. Why is hanging out with friends so helpful? For some, eating alone can
Every career has a measure of change. Here’s how the change professionals manage it. Whether you’re working for a promotion or trying to change jobs altogether, every career requires a measure of change.
The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Get more done each day and achieve your goals with these time savers. Starting a business is hard, and it takes a ton of work. But if you manage your time well and make every hour count, it’s possible
Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes little
To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment. "Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in
Can you remember the last time you stopped to take in your surroundings – without recording anything on your phone, without dismissing critically what you observe, and without talking to someone else the
Working in online learning, I’ve found that every year around this time there’s a burst of sign-ups from workers seeking new skills. Perhaps it’s a matter of New Year’s resolutions, or a reaction to seeing
Not everyone thinks the same way. Here’s how to repurpose a three-decade-old management theory to tailor your message to just about anybody. The VP of finance for a major multinational company recently
Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least,
It’s the coldest, darkest month of the year. Shouldn’t you really just hunker down and get to work? January can be a bit of a buzzkill. You’re coming off of the fun of the holidays. Depending on your winter
As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's
It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams. Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.
She walked into my office and slumped into a chair. "You don't have a clue do you?" she asked in an exasperated tone, with a few extra "colorful" words thrown in for emphasis. I didn't quite follow her
LONDON (Reuters) - Researchers announced the launch of two big studies in Africa on Thursday to test a new HIV vaccine and a long-acting injectable drug, fuelling hopes for better ways to protect against
"Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?" wondered celebrated sociologist Jean Twenge in The Atlantic earlier this year. It's a scary headline, so scary in fact that you're likely to ask: is Twenge just
I am obsessive about the goals I set. Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees