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Teaching Grit Cultivates Resilience and Perseverance (Research Made Relevant Series)

<i>Research Made Relevant</i> Video Series<p>Edutopia's new video series, <i>Research Made Relevant</i>, is about connecting theory to practice. In each episode, we …

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7 Ways To Become A Better Work Friend

Happiness at work often lies within the company you keep. Whether you spend free moments catching up at the coffee pot or laughing at your latest viral video swap, it's clear that connecting with friends at work makes a significant impact on how much you enjoy your job as a whole.<p>Recent studies …

Monica Lewinsky is giving a TED talk

Lewinsky, who gained international infamy due to her affair with former President Bill Clinton, is scheduled to speak at TED 2015 Truth and Dare in Vancouver, Canada on March 19.<p>After a lengthy absence from the public eye, Lewinsky began remaking herself as an anti-bullying activist last year. Her …

Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.<p>Lewinsky's remarks will focus on making "a safer and more compassionate social media environment, …

Al Gore

Working with suicidal clients: Impacts on psychologists and the need for self-care | APS

‘You cannot wipe the tears off another’s face without getting your own hands wet.’ - Zulu proverb<p>As early as the late 1890s, Sigmund Freud reported …

Stumbling blocks to counselor self-care

As a counselor, which of the following elements are absolutely essential for you to do your job well?<p>a) Thorough grounding in counseling methods and …

10 Fascinating Psychology Studies By Wife and Husband Research Teams

Celebrating psychology's power couplesThe detective work of science can be ridiculously addictive. Connecting with a non-scientist who doesn't …

Psychology

Helpful tips from mindful.org on how to deal with negative thoughts.

Helpful tips from mindful.org on how to deal with negative thoughts. - Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors - Google+

Signs of Depression: 10 Common Symptoms You Should Know - PsyBlog

Ten signs of depression plus a self-assessment test provided by the UK National Health Service.<p>Depression is a very complex state which is why the …

Depression

Mental Illness: How to Spot Fact from Fiction

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. For more than eight years, we have authored this column on facts and fictions in mental …

Why Everyone Who Experiences Assault Recovers Differently

A strange fact of human nature is that two people can experience exactly the same seemingly traumatic event and respond completely differently. One …

Psychology

No sex please, we're married

After 25 years as a marital therapist, I was not surprised by last week's findings from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, which …

Relationships

'Memories' pass between generations

<b>Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest.</b><p>Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations.<p>A Nature Neuroscience …

Genetics

Attitude Matters

Haiku

Artists 'have structurally different brains'

<b>Artists have structurally different brains compared with non-artists, a study has found.</b><p>Participants' brain scans revealed that artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery.<p>The research, published in NeuroImage, suggests that an artist's talent …

The Brain

Fostering Resilience and Strength in Students

Fostering Resilience and Strength in StudentsPositive psychology can be a great tool in working with students. Specific counseling activities and …

Teens

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The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent

In the late ’60s, Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel performed a now-iconic experiment called the Marshmallow Test, which analyzed the ability of …

Self-improvement

Why Startups Should Steal Ideas and Hire Weirdos

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty, because they didn’t really do …

How To Bounce Back From A Big Mistake

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery,” James Joyce once said. It may be hard to remember this if you were the guy who incorrectly rerouted some …

Alexis Ohanian: Sucking is the First Step to Being Sorta Good at Something

About this presentation<p>Alexis Ohanian has founded reddit, Breadpig, and hipmunk but he’ll be the first one to tell you: “I still don’t know what I’m …

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

Go to Where the Actual Work Is Being Done

Do you often feel reactive instead of proactive? Do people complain that decisions at the top take too long to percolate down to the frontlines? If so, you probably manage your organization and your direct reports through weekly meetings and email. You should instead consider “leader standard work.”<p>…

Why Motivating Others Starts with Using the Right Language

The seven members of the offers team gathered for their weekly standup at the New York-based technology startup. There had been misconnects the …

Santa Fe

Stop Trying to Control People or Make Them Happy

Whether you’ve heard of them or not, two gurus from the early 20th century still dominate management thinking and practice — to our detriment. It has been more than 100 years since Frederick Taylor, an American engineer working in the steel business, published his seminal work on the principles of …