It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Putting social psychology to work for you
Alice Boyes Ph.D.
These cognitive shifts can relieve unnecessary pressure, stress, and anxiety.
How to find the optimal approach for handling stress and anxiety, based on your personal cognitive style.
How understanding the psychology of work—and what you personally need from work/your job—can help you make better decisions about what you do with your life.
These five types of procrastination are commonly misunderstood.
Guilt and shame about money can hold people back from making important financial decisions.
How to harness an anxious nature and turn it into a positive.
Books and articles about anxiety management strategies sometimes leave out this essential information.
How to make better decisions when you're anxious.
How to cope with stress when your usual strategies aren't working.
Strategies I use that help me experience anxiety without being derailed by it.
Use these strategies to build your partner's self-esteem and confidence—and enhance your connection.
Smart speakers can improve health-related behaviors.
How to gain powerful insights from self-observation.
How perfectionists trip themselves up.
Five tips for scaling back in a frenetic world.
If you're anxious or depressed, you might be paying too much for your internet, electricity, phone service, banking, etc. Here's why.
What loved ones and colleagues need to know.
How to get back on track after an argument with your partner.
How savoring simple pleasures can help boost your mood.
Why do good people do bad things?
How to efficiently invest in your relationship when you're overloaded at work.
How to do brief meditations in everyday life.
Why it's so hard to stop checking email all the time, and how to identify the email habits that are optimal for you.
Why you're not the minimalist neat-freak you aspire to be.
How to have an awesome vacation if you're a highly sensitive person.
Exercising can help anxiety, but also trigger it. Here's what to do.
Critical skills for maintaining and improving emotional trust.
Have you been ignoring your partner? Try these easy ways to re-engage.
These thinking errors intensify relationship unhappiness.
Watch out for these pitfalls for long-term couples.
Alice Boyes, Ph.D., translates principles from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and social psychology into tips people can use in their everyday lives.