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By Amy Alkon on June 28, 2019 in Science Made Practical
We typically let our feelings direct our behavior. But starting and maintaining good habits takes being more like a machine—ignoring our feelings and doing what needs to be done.
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Research reveals a way to make big challenges small. The bigger the challenge, the better it works. It’s called preloading
By Elizabeth Young on June 26, 2019 in Adaptations
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By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on June 24, 2019 in Don't Delay
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By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on June 13, 2019 in Our Innovating Minds
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By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on June 12, 2019 in Don't Delay
Is your procrastination a problem with selecting the wrong goals – a lack of intrinsic interest – or is it a problem with self-regulation?
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on June 03, 2019 in Flourish and Thrive
Rev up your ability to reach your personal goals. Propel yourself forward to overcome negative habits using the six stages of change.
By Neil D. Shortland Ph.D., Joseph M. Moran Ph.D., and Laurence J. Alison Ph.D. on May 31, 2019 in Conflict
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By Gregg Levoy on May 29, 2019 in Passion!
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By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on May 27, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Putting tasks off until later can become burdensome when future obligations pile up, while chronic delay may cause personal stress and aggravation in others
By Douglas Vakoch Ph.D. on May 23, 2019 in At Home in the Cosmos
Start by doing what you dread.
By Michelle Frank, Psy.D., and Sari Solden, M.S. on May 22, 2019 in The Women’s Neurodiversity Project
Having trouble getting started? Change something.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on May 10, 2019 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
Procrastinatiors hold information in working memory, reflect upon it, and are driven to get things done by emotions activated within limited available time.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on May 07, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Do you believe yourself immune to manipulative online contents?
By Dale James Dwyer Ph.D. on April 25, 2019 in Got a Minute?
Do you or someone you work with have trouble making decisions?
By Michael R Edelstein on April 16, 2019 in The Three Minute Therapist
Do you yearn for an absorbing life? Begin with this solid foundation.
By Kathryn Gordon Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in Out of the Ivory Tower
The Fab Five help people work through their avoidance using cognitive-behavioral therapy principles.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on April 11, 2019 in Don't Delay
People spend a lot of time thinking, believing that reason rules. However, if you want to understand the human condition, emotion should be your focus.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 09, 2019 in How To Do Life
An integrated approach.
By Pamela D. Garcy Ph.D. on April 09, 2019 in Fearless You
Are you struggling in your business and doubting yourself? Answering 10 key questions could help you.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 08, 2019 in How To Do Life
A utilitarian approach.
By Josh Dodes LCSW on April 08, 2019 in Unhappy Achievers
Do you feel empty even when you excel? Do you have to impress all the time? Does the need to achieve sometimes leave you paralyzed and procrastinating? This new blog is for you.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 07, 2019 in How To Do Life
The key to conquering procrastination.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on April 05, 2019 in How To Do Life
9 steps to feeling better about yourself and your life.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on April 05, 2019 in The New Brain
If you habitually put off important tasks—like doing your taxes—this may be the reason.
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