The American Psychological Association recently released its annual Stress in America survey. The findings are chock full of interesting information about how Americans feel stress, manage stress, and are affected by stress. Some of the data is even broken down by gender, region and generation.
This year’s findings suggest that Millennials (these are folks aged 18-33) are the …[Read More]
It’s a New Year and many people are considering making positive changes, yet get stuck reflecting on ones they have made in the past that failed.
You are not alone. Our government faced struggles in decision-making with arguments being lodged for change in multiple directions. Does that ambivalence and argument sound familiar?
Are you at a physical …[Read More]
Have you ever started on a self-improvement program, but given up out of discouragement at your slow progress?
A recent study on consumer behavior may have the answer. Researchers Minjung Koo and Ayelet Fishbach studied people’s motivation to return to a coffee shop when they were given a loyalty card (one that is stamped or hole-punched …[Read More]
(Guest post by Robin Gurwitch, PhD, a clinical psychologist in Durham, N.C.)
As much as we would love to wrap our arms around our children and keep anything “bad” from ever touching them, we cannot. Children’s lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis. We were reminded of this fact by the horrific tragedy in …[Read More]