The stresses and vagaries of life can sometimes get to us and cause extreme emotions such as anger or depression. However, there are some techniques we can use to manage our emotions and prevent them from overwhelming us.
I was a sophomore in college when my idea of homeland blurred. I had moved from my native Puerto Rico to attend college…
The singer gives thanks during his transformational time after rekindling friendship with Selena Gomez.
Experts that Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore spoke to said the most common symptoms of rivalry between siblings include talking badly about each other, but more severe symptoms may also manifest. Parents – or anyone with a brother or sister – will know how frustrating it is when children squabble, and even more so when the children in question are siblings trying to one-up each other. Competition can sometimes be a good thing, especially in spurring one to do better, but can also easily lead to more serious consequences such as sibling abuse or bullying.
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Her evolving business would make her reevaluate how she announced her conscious uncoupling.
If you have a restless tot who cries himself to sleep, researchers suggest you should let him. In a recent study published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics, Australian researchers found that allowing babies to “cry it out” can help babies fall asleep sooner and sleep more soundly throughout the night. The study randomly divided 43 sets of infants and parents into three groups – “graduated extinction,” “bedtime fading” and a control group.
The study’s findings revealed that people who had “dark triad personality traits,” such as narcissism, machiavellianism and psycopathy, were more likely to maintain friendships with their exes for “practical and sexual reasons.” Perhaps unsurprisingly, men also rated the importance of said reasons as more important than women did. The study first polled 340 people on the reasons for staying friends with their ex. The 500 participants were also given a personality test to identify levels of the dark triad.
Google makes it easy to pull up just about any information that’s available, but some psychological researchers think it comes with a cost. The “Google effect,” as one team dubbed it, is our tendency to forget information that can be easily looked up. Now a new study adds a new layer to the question of what effects our endless Google-searching might have on us: There’s a chance it’s making us overconfident about stuff we don’t know as well.
(Photo: Corbis) The quote “Never, never, never give up” — usually, if mostly erroneously, attributed to Winston Churchill — is the kind of inspirational motto that certain kinds of people really like to post on sites like Instagram and Pinterest, and it’s easy to imagine why. Perseverance is something to aspire to; after all, tenacious types are the ones who ultimately tend to get things done. Related: Don’t Underestimate the Simple Power of Writing Down Your Goals Likewise, in the past decade or so, many social psychologists have been smitten with perseverance, though their term for it is grit, defined in a landmark 2007 paper by University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth and others as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals.” Duckworth won a MacArthur “genius” grant for her work on grit, which has demonstrated the clear benefits of having a determined nature.