A collective sense of self-righteousness has profound effects on social bonds.
«is characterized by the group's belief in its own superiority and special status, as well as its need for admiration and attention from others.»
New research reveals five simple but effective connection habits.
Five things you need to know to realize your creative potential.
How people in pain can release anger and improve their relationships.
Depression and anxiety are signs that one is not getting key needs met.
How to get started with getting started.
«Procrastination is reinforced by a powerful reward—relief from anxiety.»
At any age, you can lower dementia risk by controlling these 12 risk factors.
Building a little mental muscle could have a big impact on your life.
Emerging research suggests social media may be more harmful than we realize.
A particular collection of personality traits is associated with well-being.
«Recognizing when you are doing things that get in the way of your happiness and satisfaction is a first step toward acting differently in those situations.»
How critical thinking skills boost your power and influence.
«That’s what he means when he states that you’re not “entitled” to those opinions—you are not entitled to those opinions to be taken seriously.»
Many become kinder, calmer, and more reliable, while others defy these trends.
«high agreeableness, conscientiousness, and emotional stability»
What we can learn from rejections.
«If you hear "yes" at every single career stage, you probably did not reach high enough. If you never hear "no," chances are you did not take many risks (or you are just exceptionally talented, lucky, or both).»
How children and adults face mortality.
«Freud went so far as to suggest that none of us fully believe in our own death. That, Freud argued, is due to the fact we cannot imagine being dead»
Is there a relationship between low self-esteem and falling for a narcissist?
The most important relationship you have in life is the one with yourself.
«When it feels tough, pretend you’re standing up for your best friend. LinkedIn and Facebook image»
When we face overwhelming stress, disconnecting can be a coping skill.
Tools from positive psychology to help you overcome stress and adversity
Are you holding onto at least one thing that’s way past its expiration date?
«Let good things come into the space that’s been opened up by whatever you have let go of.»
#3: Habits are learned through repetition.
«Use event-based cues (e.g., studying after lunch) than time-based ones (e.g., studying at 7 pm) because the former are generally more effective»
Viewing effort as part of a feedback loop could help us enjoy the process.
«We can look at effort through a feedback loop that looks like this: effort > performance > pleasure > motivation > effort»
A study of the history of happiness shows that even nations bounce back.
«sentiment tends to be quite resilient over time. People bounce back from wars and fall predictably from highs. »
... and what it can tell us about our present cultural moment.
«We can all become rich if only we want it badly enough. If we focus strongly on thoughts about money and abundance, the universe will magically resonate»
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