Entries tagged with “Psychology”

How Colors Affect Our Moods

We all have preferences for certain colors, but do colors themselves inherently influence our mood?

How to Make the Best Decisions

Playing the devil's advocate can lead to bad decision-making. Here's what's better…

How to Soak in Divine Brine

Why? Because we’re always pickling in something…

Learn How to Lucid Dream as a Tool for Self-Discovery

If you’ve ever wished you had the power to control your dreams, a process called lucid dreaming, you’ve now got a good reason to try—not that it wouldn’t be nice to be able to put …

Letting Go of "Letting Go"

The art of moving into the peaceful state of Letgo

Podcast: Dance Psychologist Dr. Peter Lovatt

Dance psychologist and teacher Peter Lovatt, author of The Dance Cure, believes every human being was born to dance.

Podcast: Shauna Shapiro, PhD

Clinical psychologist Shauna Shapiro talks about how to use neuroplasticity to reach a place of kindness and compassion, of self love, instead of judgment and fear.

Problem Solved… Uh oh.

As we reduce our problems, our perception of them changes.

Secure Attachment for Couples: Think Like Anchors

Want a healthy, thriving relationship? Understanding attachment styles can get you there.

Understanding the Rush to Connect

How thrill seeking is a gateway drug to biocentricity

What is Psychological First Aid?

The World Health Organization notes PFA “involves humane, supportive and practical assistance for people who are distressed, in ways that respect their dignity, culture, and abilities.”


When God Goes to Therapy

A new generation of psychologists finds that a spiritual approach to treatment can help patients heal.

Why Our Birth Matters

Showing that our earliest moments in life matter―and that we can access those memories to heal ourselves as adults―has made Barbara Findeisen a pioneer in the field of perinatal an…

Wired for Compassion

In the mid-seventies, psychologist Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., left teaching at Harvard to write "The Brain" column for Psychology Today. He then joined the New York Times, where he mad…

Your Soul Needs Playtime

A few years ago, when I was teaching an undergraduate seminar at Stanford on the psychology of happiness, I had the students put away their books and push their chairs to the side …