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By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 21, 2018 in How To Do Life
Procrastination is merely the symptom. The cure must address its cause.
By Regan A. R. Gurung Ph.D. on June 18, 2018 in The Psychological Pundit
Are you hassled for being a procrastinator? Perhaps you can use it to your advantage, with a few tweaks. Procrastination could be productive.
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on May 07, 2018 in Science of Choice
Indulging in the desired future ignores possible obstacles and therefore masks the necessity to act.
By Adam Price Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The Unmotivated Teen
You can't cure procrastination unless you know the cause.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on August 08, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Are you an early bird or a night owl? When do you tackle the most challenging tasks? Here is how to strategize your personal productivity.
By Atalanta Beaumont on August 03, 2018 in Handy Hints for Humans
Don't follow Teresa May! Conquer procrastination.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on June 15, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Repeatedly doing what you should do or what you like to do can come at a great cost; especially if long-term consequences are not considered.
By Yellowlees Douglas Ph.D. on May 11, 2018 in How Writing Works
Sweating over a writing deadline? Relax; you've got company: Nearly everyone who writes.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on May 11, 2018 in The Social Thinker
Do you have a goal? This simple tip can double your chances of success.
By Melissa Burkley Ph.D. on April 02, 2018 in The Social Thinker
Most people look for a “good stopping place” to stop for the day, but research suggests you should look for a “bad stopping place” to keep your momentum going
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on March 07, 2018 in Working With Difficult People
Do You Procrastinate? Heed this advice to break your bad habit.
By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on March 06, 2018 in Home Base
Having trouble getting started with a meditation practice? Maybe your perfectionism is getting in the way. Here's how to let go of your fear of failure and dive right in.
By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on February 28, 2018 in Emotional Nourishment
Engaging in mindless living is not thinking about what you want out of life. If this is you, move your psychological compass NOW in the direction of where you want to be going.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 20, 2018 in How To Do Life
What might actually help.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 15, 2018 in How To Do Life
Managing your time well and avoiding procrastination usually requires a combination of the psychological and tactical.
By Bence Nanay Ph.D. on February 13, 2018 in Psychology Tomorrow
"Know thyself" seems like common, even silly advice. However, it also might prevent people from embracing change in their lives.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on January 30, 2018 in Don't Delay
How's that New Year's resolution diet going? Self-control letting you down? A recent study shows the experience of temptation and the resulting depletion are the real culprits.
By Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. on January 23, 2018 in Smashing the Brainblocks
Is fear of failure getting in your way? Here are 5 simple ways to tame it.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 18, 2018 in How To Do Life
Tactics for managing your time and any tendency to procrastinate.
By Linda Walter LCSW on January 15, 2018 in Life Without Anxiety
Don't ditch your New Year's Resolutions, learn how to make successful changes.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on January 03, 2018 in From Anxiety to Zen
Beginnings are filled with newfound energy, promise and dreams of a better future. But lofty goals often get in the way. A few mindset shifts can change all that.
By Raj Persaud, M.D. and Peter Bruggen, M.D. on December 31, 2017 in Slightly Blighty
55.2% of resolutions were health related (exercise: 31.3%, eat healthy: 10.4%, have healthier habits: 13.5%), 34.4% were work related (save: 20.8%, get out of debt: 12.5%)
By Katherine Hawley Ph.D. on December 31, 2017 in Trust
Why do we return to our failed resolutions year after year? Self-trust can help.
By Amy Green M.A. on December 28, 2017 in Psy-curious
Planning to make some changes this New Year's? These three habits may be holding you back.
By Theo Tsaousides Ph.D. on December 27, 2017 in Smashing the Brainblocks
Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will. But it doesn't have to.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on December 11, 2017 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
Whether an employee completes a task early on or at the deadline is less important than evaluating outcome.
By Bence Nanay Ph.D. on November 20, 2017 in Psychology Tomorrow
Actions can be more or less emotional, but they are never completely non-emotional.
By Emily T. Troscianko on October 04, 2017 in A Hunger Artist
How to construct your recovery meal plan, and how following it will take you all the way to no longer needing it.
By Emily T. Troscianko on October 01, 2017 in A Hunger Artist
Thoughts on making the crucial act of decision-making (recovery or not?) feel less paralysing.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 22, 2017 in How To Do Life
Even extraordinary measures won't work if the client only claims to want change.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 19, 2017 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Getting to places on time, whether work or social occasions, can be a hassle. New research based on travel habits of commuters shows how to be less stressed and more punctual.
By Peter Bregman on September 18, 2017 in How We Work
Discover the SHARP model for a happier life, an easy way to beat procrastination, and the number-one factor in predicting well-being.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on September 10, 2017 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
When deadlines are not absolute or clearly defined, procrastinators do successfully meet them.
By Caroline Beaton on August 15, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
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