What Will Acting On Sympathy Provide?

Does looking at it in terms of the brain offer any clarity or reliability? There is in so many of us--and especially in women--an almost overwhelming need to make amends when we could be doing something which would apparently make someone else happier, but we really do not want to …

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The Winter Of 1968

Individual environmental actions, even when they feel way too small, matter far more than we might realize. These elements are interdependent in that you can't predict behavior based only on your understanding of who someone is, how they think, and feel, nor can you predict behavior based on the environment …

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Let Me Help You

Putting a positive spin on your thoughts leads to positive changes in your brain that make you happier and smarter. Even if you don't believe it, simply say thank you, and notice how it feels to receive the compliment. I had him return, in his imagination, to that time in …

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Evaluate Your Time Usage

One study of government workers found that happy people are more productive, and people are more productive when in a happy mood. The wheelchaired woman clearly had salsa in her blood, and got up and danced like the best of them, her body still limber, not missing a beat, smiling …

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Food Fights

When you are in a relationship, everything you do has an effect on your partner. Then I did what all good-intended, guilt-ridden, busy people do. Even in a love relationship there is strong manipulation. It might be good for a man to say, I'm not asking for it or needing …

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The How Of Tao

Be bold and take ownership of your alcohol-free drink. He later went on to sell the business, giving most of the profits to a foundation before pursuing a number of other endeavors. We'd need a more representative cross-section of the population to claim for certain that the discoveries are true …

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Self-talk And Self-fulfilling Prophecies

He told his loan officers that an outside group would review their processing and approval of loan applications. Since I stepped into the modern world (I'm always slow off the mark but after all - Slow and steady wins the race) and got myself familiar with a running app, this app …

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Boundaries And Your Family

Karen could no longer ignore her own truth--that she very much wanted to be married to the right man. In the articles ahead, you'll not only find out how, you'll find out why. When I worked in a factory, we typically worked eight-hour shifts. Yet, one researcher claims he spent …

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Therapists A La Carte

Getting help is not just a good idea but essential if you expect to maintain your role as a caregiver for any length of time. When we're stressed out and feel out of control, our response can lead to actions that don't allow others to help remedy the situation. Founded …

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