Thomas Kwiatkowski

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Can You Really Improve Your Emotional Intelligence?

Who wouldn’t want a higher level of emotional intelligence? Studies have shown that a high emotional quotient (or EQ) boosts career success, entrepreneurial potential, leadership talent, health, relationship satisfaction, humor, and happiness. It is also the best antidote to work stress and it …

When Relationships Get Boring

When you’re romantically involved with a person and high levels of comfort develop, it’s easy to start coasting. This smooth-sailing manner consists …

Why People Cheat: Readers Weigh In With Why They Think People Are Unfaithful

Why do people cheat?<p>Earlier this week, we published findings from the The Normal Bar, an extensive survey of the romantic relationships of more than 100,000 people. Thirty-three percent of men and 19 percent of women admitted to being unfaithful when they were polled. The survey pointed to some of …

The Psychology Behind How Clothing Influences How People See You At Work

How you dress has a big impact on how people view you, and how you view yourself. According to 99U, it's not about dressing one specific way though, …

The Social Psychology of the Selfie

The "selfie." I kind of cringe every time I hear that word, imagining Myspace-style angles, duck faces, peace signs and dirty mirrors. I'm not alone …

Psychology Of Fraud: Why Good People Do Bad Things

<b>Editor's note on Feb. 14, 2018:</b> Please scroll to the end of this story to see a corrections note.<p>Enron, Worldcom, Bernie Madoff, the subprime mortgage crisis.<p>Over the past decade or so, news stories about unethical behavior have been a regular feature on TV, a long, discouraging parade of misdeeds …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

Why Introverts Have All the Fun

If you've ever read or heard author Susan Cain talk about the power of introverts, you already know that they can be misunderstood. Being introverted …

The 'New' Benefits Of Mindfulness: Improved Memory, Focus, And GRE Scores

Paying attention may be one of the most fundamental and important cognitive abilities we have. It’s too bad, then, that many of us are so bad at it. It’s not only our outer distractions that get the better of us – email, texts, Twitter – but even worse can be the internal ones: Mind-wandering is a …

How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different

<b>How 21st Century Thinking Is Just Different</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>This content is proudly sponsored by The Institute for the Habits of Mind, promoting the</b> …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …