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5 Quick Ways You Can Bring Positive Psychology To Your Workplace

Business leaders can take seemingly small steps to improve the psyche of their employees—changing the overall working environment. Although I regularly contribute to a psychology resource site, my suggestions can be implemented without taking a psychology course. Discussing the effects of happiness …

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You Don’t Have to Be Afraid.

It was hard leaving Maui after my last retreat ended.<p>Hard in the way falling in love is after you’ve been hurt. The way you want to trust it and say, …

How to Do Less and Live More

How can you make room for your well-being when there aren’t enough hours (or coffee) in the ever-exhausting day? We’ve been asking ourselves this …

Stop Lying To Yourself: How To Change That Voice In Your Head

<i>Oh, dear... the things we say to ourselves that a) aren’t true and b) keep us in a rut of our own making.</i><p>By Leigh Newman<p><b>1. "Asking people is too embarrassing."</b><p>This little lie is also known as "I can do it all by myself," which is really "I have to do it all by myself," which is really "I don’t have …

3 Steps to Build Intuition

What do you <i>really</i> want?<p>Living authentically is to know what you truly desire and take the actions to create exactly that.<p>Amidst all the noise and …

The Dog That Taught Me the Strength of Love

<i>By Matt Rosenman</i><p><i>This article is a personal reflection on the life of my old dog and forever best friend. If you do not appreciate dogs, this article</i> …

Do You Embrace These Contradictions? They’re Important for Happiness

I get a big kick out of the page of my bank statement that reads, “This page intentionally left blank.” No, it’s not blank. It has that notice …

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now!

All relationships — even the best ones — require continuous care and hard work. But that doesn’t necessarily mean taking big actions or making …

Tune into the Right Station

In your car, you have a radio. You don’t have a radio station; you have a radio. Your radio tunes into a radio station that’s broadcasting everywhere …

Positive Procrastination: Getting Stuff Done, Intuitively

I relish a good organizational system (love getting stuff done) as much as creative freedom. The answer for me (and maybe for you) is structured flow.<p>…

Make a Habit of Happiness and Resiliency

One of the secrets to wiring our brain toward happiness is in the simple understanding that what we practice and repeat starts to become more …

10 Simple Ways to Build Self Confidence

We live in a world where criticizing people and focusing on negative attributes seems to be the social norm.<p>It’s an unfortunate aspect of life and …

The 7 Habits of Calmness

I have come to believe that high stress, constant anxiety over tasks and work and life, social anxiety … is all a part of the modern way of life.<p>Most …

Self-help

Food For Health: Powerful Vegetable Combinations

Good vegetables are even better for your body when in pairs. If these plants could talk, they'd say, "You complete me"<p><b>Health Food Doubles The Fun:</b><p><b>One at a time</b> is no way to get your vegetables, especially when research shows that certain plants pony up more <b>vitamins and minerals</b> when devoured …

The One-Day Stress Cleanse

Top 10 Instant Stress Busters

Beating chronic stress is a long-term effort, and we've shared a lot of ways to deal with it—but what if you're overcome with stress <i>right now</i> and …

Self-improvement

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

Inside The Brains Of People Over 80 With Exceptional Memory

Most research on memory loss in the elderly focuses on dementia, Alzheimer's disease or other brain diseases.<p>But neuroscientist Emily Rogalski from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine knew there is great variation in how good memory is in older people. Most have memory loss to …

7 Common Excuses That Prevent an Employee From Being Great

It’s usually easier to come up with an excuse than it is to actually get something done. I’ve learned that many employees have the potential to be great, but they let excuses get in the way of their true potential. As a leader, it’s important to address these excuses and challenge your employees to …

4 Tips for Dealing With Marital Boredom

Yes, it can be a real problem to be bored with one's spouse. It's a frequently voiced complaint that therapists hear from their clients. Fortunately, this condition can usually be easily fixed. Unfortunately, the source of the problem is generally in the last place that you want to look. That would …

The Benefits of Men and Women Being Friends, Even if One Is Married

Fear of sexual tension shouldn't dissuade people from pursuing cross-gender relationships.<p>NBC<p>One of the most famous examples of class distinctions in Vance Packard's hugely influential 1959 bestseller, <i>The Status Seekers</i>, focused on how two married couples would sit when traveling together in a car. …

Self-Affirmation Could Boost Problem-Solving Skills When You're Stressed: Study

Reminding yourself of your own strengths and values could help boost your problem-solving skills when you're under duress, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, included 73 college students who reported high levels of stress over the course of a month. Then, …

Hey, high-achieving women! Here's how perfectionism holds you back - TODAY.com

OK, ladies, you know who you are. You take such pride in your work that even mild criticism stings. You want so sincerely for your email messages to have just the right tone that it takes forever to hit send. You keep thinking about completed tasks so much that nothing ever feels finished.<p>If any of …

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Step Is A Journaling App That Helps You Make Sense Of Your Life

There are already plenty of journaling apps out there, but Step Journal stands out as a personal data aggregator that records and helps you make sense of your life’s minutiae.<p>As a big fan of using my iPhone to journal, I often check apps like TimeHop or Momento to see how my life has changed over …

How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer - Copyblogger

You want to become a better writer.<p>I know this because you’re reading Copyblogger.<p>I also know that you <i>fear</i> becoming a better writer.<p><i>This</i> I know …