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By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 14, 2019 in How To Do Life
Part of a series: Baby steps toward elusive attributes.
By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on October 03, 2019 in How to Be Yourself
Fear of failure keeps us from shooting for the stars. Here are 5 ways to achieve lift-off.
By Ilene Berns-Zare PsyD on October 03, 2019 in Flourish and Thrive
Six approaches to try when life throws you a curve ball.
By Jennifer Guttman Psy.D. on October 02, 2019 in Sustainable Life Satisfaction
A few tips to help you understand how to stop procrastinating and finish what you start.
By Amy Alkon on September 29, 2019 in Science Made Practical
The secret about writer’s block is that it’s an indulgence—one you can refuse to give in to: “Plumbers don’t have plumber’s block. A page a day is a book a year.”
By Susan Biali Haas M.D. on September 29, 2019 in Prescriptions for Life
Are there some changes you really want to make? You can't wait until you feel motivated. Simple strategies can help overcome resistance to change and make discipline a way of life.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on September 29, 2019 in In Practice
Procrastination is a common aspect of depression. To help sufferers and loved ones better understand, let's unpack the links.
By Lara Honos-Webb Ph.D. on September 13, 2019 in The Gift of ADHD
Determination is forged in the depths of being tested.
By Gustavo Razzetti on September 10, 2019 in The Adaptive Mind
Why do most people fail to exercise regularly or eat healthily? The hardest thing when developing new habits is sticking to them until they become part of our routine.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on September 06, 2019 in Open Gently
To get yourself to complete an unpleasant task, remind yourself of the happy consequences of finishing up.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 06, 2019 in How To Do Life
Options for the delayer—plus, tips on reducing your procrastination.
By Robert L. Leahy Ph.D. on September 03, 2019 in Anxiety Files
We all are vulnerable to overestimating our ability to get things done. Here are 10 techniques to overcome your procrastination.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on August 19, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
One of the least popular parts of secondary education is homework, it can often create demands that cause tension between parent and teenager in the family.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on August 13, 2019 in In Practice
These five types of procrastination are commonly misunderstood.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 12, 2019 in How To Do Life
An under-discussed key to reducing procrastination.
By Rita Watson MPH on August 06, 2019 in With Love and Gratitude
Think about why you are procrastinating and then ask yourself: Is this really something I want to do?
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on August 02, 2019 in In Practice
How to harness an anxious nature and turn it into a positive.
By Bobby Hoffman Ph.D. on August 01, 2019 in Motivate!
Have you ever wondered why some people act strange? Educational psychology explains many of the odd but annoying behaviors that define the human condition. How many describe you?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on July 30, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Feeling guilty is an unpleasant experience that most people try to avoid. New research shows how guilt about guilt makes things worse, and how you can make it go away.
By Kimberly Key Ph.D. on July 29, 2019 in Counseling Keys
Creativity solves problems and creates meaning. When you feel stuck, consider if one (or all) of these three most common emotional blocks are affecting you.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
Seven tips presented in context.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 14, 2019 in How To Do Life
8 tips presented in context.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on July 03, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Being busy is easy, but doing what's most important to us can be a challenge. Discover how the principles of Japanese Psychology can help.
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.
By Mark Powell D.Min. on June 27, 2019 in Peanut Butter Rituals
Research reveals a way to make big challenges small. The bigger the challenge, the better it works. It’s called preloading
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