Saturday, August 23, 2014

Driving While Relaxed: Eight techniques for replacing road rage with commute calm.

A key way that government is trying to force us out of our cars and into mass transit is to build no more freeways despite the population increase. So our commutes are ever longer and more stressful. My PsychologyToday.com article offers eight ways to reduce the stress of driving. HERE is the link. 


Friday, August 22, 2014

Bored? 17 Antidotes to Apathy



Are you finding yourself with some extra time in your week? My PsychologyToday.com article offers 17 antidotes to boredom. HERE is the link.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Queen of Denial: Might suppressing and even denying your problems be helpful?



Much psychotherapy is based on the whack-a-mole principle: Unless you explore the causes of rather than just tamp-down the problem, it will pop up elsewhere. Indeed, such psychotherapy has helped many people improve their lives or at least gain insight.

But an argument could be made in favor of tamping. I make that argument in my PsychologyToday.com article today. HERE is the link.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Co-Coaching: An Alternative to Psychotherapy, Counseling or Coaching

Sometimes, rather than hiring a paid psychotherapist, counselor, or coach, it can be wiser to co-coach with a respected friend. In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I make the case and explain how you might do it. HERE is the link.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bright and Gifted Children: America's most underserved group

Perhaps redistributive "justice's" most pernicious side effect has been the reallocation of funds and other resources from high-achieving to low-achieving children. That's the contention of my PsychologyToday.com article today. The article goes on to propose what society should do and what individual parents and grandparents of bright kids should do in the meantime. HERE is the link.

Monday, August 18, 2014

An Intimation: An alternative to a vacation and a staycation.

If you haven't yet taken a summer vacation, perhaps it's because nothing excites you enough to pull the trigger. 

Instead of a vacation or staycation, might you want to try an intimation? It's a series of activities to enhance your relationship with your special someone. It can be incorporated into a vacation or staycation or simply be a standalone series of activities you'd do. 

I suggest some intimation activities in the my PsychologyToday.com article today. HERE is the link.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Do You Know Your Career Non-Negotiables?

Key to career contentment is getting your career non-negotiables met. But many people don't not know what they are. My PsychologyToday.com article will help. HERE is the link.

 

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