January Walker

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6 Simple Steps to Revitalizing Your Candidate Experience

Younger jobseekers increasingly want to work for brands where they shop. In fact, over 75 percent of 16-24 year olds say they had applied for a job …

3 Steps to Become a Metrics-Driven Recruiter

How much does your company spend on agency hires? What are your most valuable recruiting channels? How much budget have you slated for emergency …

Why Do We Get "Hangry"?

One lovely fall day a few years ago, my now-husband (I'm not sure why he married me after this) almost left me on the side of the road. We had just …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

How to Become A More Empathic (and Less Defensive) Partner

Empathy is defined as the psychological identification with, or vicarious experiencing of, the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another. Empathy …

What's Wrong With Devoting Too Much to Your Relationship

As humans, we are most fulfilled when we are able to receive and give support. However, quite a few of us are in lopsided relationships—we either …

What Can a Kiss Tell You About Someone's Sexuality?

During my adolescence, around the time of my first intimate encounter, I remember someone telling me that you can tell how passionate people are by …

6 Reasons Why Married People Should Have Better Sex Lives

If you haven’t read the latest research about the sexual habits of American marrieds and singles, you are probably among the majority of people who …

The Role of 'One-Sided Sex' in Relationships

<i>"The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs less." —</i> Brendan Francis<p>There are various types of …

4 Keys to Leaving a Bad Relationship

The more time we spend with people, the more they literally become a part of us. We think of ourselves, often, not just as individuals, but one point …

5 Pieces of Advice You Should Ignore After a Breakup

One of the hardest aspects of ending a romantic relationship or marriage is listening to others tell you what you <i>need</i> to do. Many people don’t know …

Would More Sex Really Make You Happier?

More sex = greater happiness? Not according to a recent Carnegie Mellon report. It showed that when couples doubled their sexual frequency, they …

Eggshell Relationships

No one calls them "eggshell relationships," but that is what they turn into. Relationships where you have to tread lightly—each day you wake up you …

Does Your Partner Know the Real You?

Throughout the courting process, we have ample motive to self-enhance. After all, we've just met someone wonderful who makes our heart flutter. For …

Why Breakups Are So Crushing for Some and So Easy for Others

In the three years since Sabrina, now 29, and her boyfriend of one year parted ways, she remained heartbroken and unable to truly move on. While …

Emotional Support Animals: The Therapist's Dilemma

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a woman try to sneak her little terrier on to an airplane. My wife and I were standing at the tail end of the line of …

How to Only Do Things You Actually Want to Do

Earlier this spring I started getting loads of requests for help managing too-long task lists, and so I published this process for organizing them. …

5 Crucial but Subtle Signs of Abuse in Relationships

We often think about domestic violence in its physical forms, but emotional and psychological abuse can be just as devastating, and with a much …

Is Honesty the Best Policy in the Bedroom?

You might think that you know everything about your partner, including their sexual history. In your relationship, you and your partner have both …

Psychology

When Are Puppies at Their Cutest?

At this year's annual meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology, held in Barcelona, a new research project focused on the evolution of …

When to Fake It Till You Make It (and When You Shouldn't)

One day, a client came to see me because she felt socially awkward. She knew that her inability to make small talk was holding her back both …

“Dad, if I Get a B I Feel Like I’ve Failed”

Does your college student tell you, “If I don’t get all As, I’ll never get into medical school,” or “I’m too embarrassed to go to the fitness center …

The 3 Most Common Ways People Cheat

<i>Cheating is cheating</i> in the minds of most people: One person breaks the trust of his or her significant other by secretly engaging in sex outside the …

Just Being Near You Is Rewarding for Dogs

<i>"I know that the data says that therapy dogs help to reduce stress in people, but as far as I'm concerned the work that we require these therapy dogs</i> …

How to Talk About Sex

While some of us are comfortable talking about sex with our partners, a large number of us are not for a couple of good reasons. The topic itself is …

Neuroimaging Captures Four Hidden Stages of Problem Solving

Problem solving is a fundamental aspect of our daily thinking processes that involves identifying, encoding, and shaping any given problem. Whenever …

Central Nervous System

The College Student Mental Health Crisis

It is neither an exaggeration nor is it alarmist to claim that there is a mental health crisis today facing America’s college students. Evidence …

Why Stonewalling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

My partner for many years needed surgery for debilitating back pain, which had bothered him for quite some time. We never could figure out why he had …

A Link Between a Prostitute's Age and Her Income

A new study, published in the journal <i>Evolution and Human Behavior</i>, examined the link between a prostitute's age and the price she charges. At first …

Two Hidden Ways to Sustain Romance and Intimacy

The 18th century Zen poet and teacher Hakuin wrote, “Not knowing how near the truth is, we seek it far away.” That describes the relentless and often …