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URL :http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age
Filed Under:Health / Aging
Posts on Regator:459
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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

The Psych Advice You're Looking for in Psychology Today

What are you looking for in when you check out your popular psychology sources? Is it mental health information and resources or relationship advice? Depending on how you view the data from a recent study, pop psych may be serving an important role in helping you get help. read more

4 Key Factors That Can Predict Your Relationship's Future

Wouldn't you like to find out if your closest intimate relationship will beat the odds and last over the long haul? Now, one of the largest studies ever conducted on the science of relationship satisfaction shows that it may take only 4 pieces of information to know whether you’re headed for long-term bliss or instead to short-term breakup. read more

Whose Relationship Will Last, and Why?

Wouldn't you like to find out if your closest intimate relationship will beat the odds and last over the long haul? Now, one of the largest studies ever conducted on the science of relationship satisfaction shows that it may take only 4 pieces of information to know whether you’re headed for long-term bliss or instead to short-term breakup. read more

Psychology’s Common-Sense Guide to Exercise

We’re constantly exposed to new and “improved” guidelines to exercise from sources ranging from our friends and neighbors to international health organizations. To make sense of these guidelines, this psychology-based set of 6 commonsense tips will help get you the workout to keep your body, and mind, in great shape. read more

How Much Should You Reveal in Your Relationships?

It can be tricky negotiating the right amount to disclose about yourself with your relationship partners. If you reveal too much too early, you’ll seem a bit too eager, and if you always hold back, people will wonder what you’re hiding. Research on self-disclosure suggests some ways to find that happy balance. read more

9 Signs You’re Really an Introvert

Introversion-extraversion is a personality dimension along which we all differ. Even though you may not identify as an introvert, these 9 behavioral cues will give you insight into your own inner orientations no matter how extraverted you may seem on the outside. read more

The 8 Unhealthy Habits of Interpersonally Sensitive People

It’s not easy for anyone to experience rejection, but for some, fear of being abandoned takes on unhealthy proportions. When this fear becomes pronounced, it can put you at risk not only for emotional, but for physical health risks as well. Fortunately, having these 8 qualities doesn't have to condemn you to a life of poor health as long as you know how to change them. read more

9 Signs You’re a Secret Introvert

Introversion-extraversion is a personality dimension along which we all differ. Even though you may not identify as an introvert, these 9 behavioral cues will give you insight into your own inner orientations no matter how extraverted you may seem on the outside. read more

The Best Psychology Websites You Probably Never Heard About

There are literally thousands of websites devoted to psychology, but even if you think you’ve explored most of them, chances are you’ve missed some of the best. This collection will not only educate you, but also allow you to have some unexpected psychology fun. read more

How Your Dreams Can Affect Your Love Life

It’s beginning to be widely understood that what we dream about may reflect our everyday preoccupations. What’s less well-known is that dreams can also influence your behavior in the light of day. New research shows just how much your love life may reflect your dream life. read more

11 Ways to Tell if Your Lover Loves You

Your lover may talk the talk, but does he or she walk the walk? These 11 behavioral signs of a healthy relationship will help you test your own partner’s true feelings. read more

8 Ways to Make a Grand Entrance

First impressions count—almost more than any other aspect of our nonverbal behavior. Managing your own can prove vital in every aspect of your daily life, from your business encounters to your romantic relationships. These 8 tips will ensure that your entrances will be both grand and appropriate. read more

Is it Time to Ban the “B” Word?

Heading up a team of female celebrities, Sheryl Sandberg launched the “Ban Bossy” campaign to help girls and women feel more comfortable about being leaders. Research on teen girls provides support for this campaign’s potential to remove the stigma from this unfortunate term and help girls feel better about leadership, and themselves. read more

8 Ways to Make a Great Grand Entrance

First impressions count almost more than any other aspect of our nonverbal behavior. Managing your own can prove vital in every aspect of your daily life from your social encounters to your romantic relationships. These 8 tips will ensure that your entrances will be both grand and great. read more

Could New Thinking About Relationships Help Yours?

A new theory of long-term committed relationships proposes that the ability to seek self-expression predicts the greatest chances of its success. The process of achieving self-expression may make the stakes higher, but the potential rewards much more satisfying in the long term. read more

The High Cost of Vanity

The clothes we wear reflect our personalities. If you’re drawn to clothes that carry with them recognizable and often pricey logos, it may be time to examine why. The combination of vanity and narcissism can prove costly to your wallet. By understanding the forces that drive you to overspend, you can gain better control of your wallet, if not your self-esteem. read more

Put Your Emotional Intelligence to Use

Every day you’re faced with awkward interpersonal situations that you somehow need to negotiate to keep the social wheels of life running smoothly. By tapping into your emotional intelligence, you can handle these situations with both ease and success. read more

Finding Joy in the Sexless Marriage

Many factors contribute to a couple’s decision to refrain from having sexual relations. Using the social exchange theory of relationships provides a way to understand why people remain together. The sexless marriage may not be for everyone but for those who choose this path, there are several paths to successful coping. read more

Your Mind’s Not Getting Older; It’s Truly Getting Better

Most people are convinced that getting older means getting mentally weaker. However, according to an important new study, your brain may be getting older, but your mind is not. Even if you have those annoying occasional memory failures, you may actually be more mentally agile than ever and definitely, more knowledgeable. read more

Four Ways to Ask for, and Get, Your Favors Granted

There are times in life when you need someone to do something for you. The question is how to ask for a favor in way that ensures you’ll get that help. The 4 basic ingredients to having a favor granted are yours for the taking. read more

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