There are a number of things you can resolve to do in order to turn back your biological clock and live longer, whether you’re in your 20s or 30s, all the way to your 60s, 70s, and beyond. In fact, research has shown it’s never too late to start healthy habits. Leer Más
Entitlement — a personality trait driven by exaggerated feelings of deservingness and superiority — may lead to chronic disappointment, unmet expectations and a habitual, self-reinforcing cycle of behavior with dire psychological and social costs, according to new research by Case Western Reserve University. Leer Más
Biting my nails, overreacting, playing with my hair and going ham on the free snacks at work are all bad habits that feel so good in the moment but are immediately regretted afterwards. Leer Más
Whether it’s taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you’re grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there’s plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help improve your mood and your health. Leer Más
It’s the little things. Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.
Whether it’s taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel,jotting down some things you’re grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there’s plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help improve your mood and your health.
Here are a few simple practices that seem to have the ability to boost your mood and keep it high. Leer Más
When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. I didn’t know it at the time, but that skill, cultivated through running, would help me as much, if not more, off the road as it would on it. Leer Más
Aguns já estão familiarizados com o conceito de “normose” e também com o trabalho do educador e psicólogo francês Pierre Weil (1924-2008), Doutor em Psicologia pela Universidade de Paris e autor de “A Neurose do Paraíso Perdido”, “Antologia do Êxtase” e “As Fronteiras da Evolução e da Morte”, mas talvez alguns ainda não estejam com a história pessoal que levou Pierre a se perceber um normótico em si mesmo e, a partir daí, a tomar um rumo diferente e a trabalhar profissionalmente, como psicólogo e palestrante, esse novo conceito. No texto abaixo, Pierre conta parte dessa história, fala de como saiu de uma infelicidade pessoal, de uma separação e de um câncer para o Tibete, para o ioga e para a fundação da UNIPAZ, a conhecida universidade da Paz fundada em Brasília em 1987. Leer Más
Not all habits are bad. Some are even necessary. It’s a good thing, for example, that we can find our way home on “autopilot” or wash our hands without having to ponder every step. But inability to switch from acting habitually to acting in a deliberate way can underlie addiction and obsessive compulsive disorders. Leer Más
O fim de semana chega e é hora de tentar pôr ordem à bagunça acumulada durante toda a semana. Se essa tem sido sua rotina nos dias de folga — e mesmo assim, o problema parece nunca chegar ao fim —, melhor rever seus hábitos. Segundo especialistas, viver em meio à desorganização gera estresse e perda de tempo, o que interfere diretamente no bem-estar e na qualidade de vida. Leer Más
When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You’re still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you’re bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your love.
Below, marriage therapists share seven major challenges every couple faces and how to navigate them. Leer Más