September 5th, 2014

The Enneagram can help us understand why each of us deals with discord differently — and how we can find common ground. Click on the circles in the interactive image above to learn more about the nine personality types.

Read more about the Enneagram in “Peace Through Personality.”

August 13th, 2014

When a romantic relationship ends, you can feel depressed, resentful, and uncertain about your ability to get over it.

Tips for how to heal your heart and move on from the big breakup.

July 3rd, 2014

Your Brain In Love
What science can teach us is that some of what we feel when we’re in love is surprisingly universal — and maybe not even personal.

June 10th, 2014
Body Talk: What Your Nonverbal Cues Are CommunicatingResearch suggests body language makes up as much as 80 percent of all communication. 
Are your nonverbal cues sending troubling messages? Here’s how to get your body language in line with the messages you intend to relay.

Body Talk: What Your Nonverbal Cues Are Communicating
Research suggests body language makes up as much as 80 percent of all communication.

Are your nonverbal cues sending troubling messages? Here’s how to get your body language in line with the messages you intend to relay.

May 1st, 2014
Are you always late? There’s hope for you yet. Here are some helpful insights for overcoming chronic tardiness.
Julie Morgenstern, productivity expert and author of Time Management from the Inside Out, offers the acronym WADE for the process of getting better at organizing your time:
Write down your to-dos for a day in one reliable place, like a planner.
Add up the time everything will require, after estimating how long you need for each individual item.
Decide and prioritize what you will actually do, if you have realized there isn’t enough time to get everything done.
Execute, or as Morgenstern puts it, “Put your plan into action without being hindered by procrastination or perfectionism.”


Are you always late? There’s hope for you yet. Here are some helpful insights for overcoming chronic tardiness.

Julie Morgenstern, productivity expert and author of Time Management from the Inside Out, offers the acronym WADE for the process of getting better at organizing your time:

  • Write down your to-dos for a day in one reliable place, like a planner.
  • Add up the time everything will require, after estimating how long you need for each individual item.
  • Decide and prioritize what you will actually do, if you have realized there isn’t enough time to get everything done.
  • Execute, or as Morgenstern puts it, “Put your plan into action without being hindered by procrastination or perfectionism.”
April 4th, 2014

Has friendship been pushed to the bottom of your priority lists? Have trouble making new connections? Tips for making friends as an adult: http://j.mp/1fjX46w

March 3rd, 2014
Significant health crises are often occasions for selfless sacrifice and bonding in close relationships. But they can also strain them — and send caregivers into spirals of anger, self-blame, and exhaustion.TIps for supporting a sick loved one —without falling apart yourself.

Significant health crises are often occasions for selfless sacrifice and bonding in close relationships.

But they can also strain them — and send caregivers into spirals of anger, self-blame, and exhaustion.

TIps for supporting a sick loved one —without falling apart yourself.

November 25th, 2013
Gary Chapman, PhD theorizes that there are five ways most people “speak” love. They are:
1. Words of AffirmationTo be verbally acknowledged
2. Quality TimeTo enjoy companionship
3. Receiving GiftsTo be given tokens of love
4. Acts of ServiceTo have their partners do tasks for them
5. Physical TouchTo be in contact via the body
Explore more about the “5 Love Languages.”

Gary Chapman, PhD theorizes that there are five ways most people “speak” love. They are:

1. Words of Affirmation
To be verbally acknowledged

2. Quality Time
To enjoy companionship

3. Receiving Gifts
To be given tokens of love

4. Acts of Service
To have their partners do tasks for them

5. Physical Touch
To be in contact via the body

Explore more about the “5 Love Languages.”

November 15th, 2013

Here’s a grisly riddle to consider: A father and his son are in a car accident. The father dies at the scene and the son, badly injured, is rushed to the hospital. In the operating room, the surgeon looks at the boy and says, “I can’t operate on this boy. He is my son.”

Have you figured out the answer?

Find it, and interesting info on “mindbugs,” in our latest “Big Ideas” on hidden biases.

November 4th, 2013
What is “introversion” and why does it matter? Big Ideas from Susan Cain’s best-selling book: http://j.mp/1a2HlIx

What is “introversion” and why does it matter? Big Ideas from Susan Cain’s best-selling book: http://j.mp/1a2HlIx

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