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URL :http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age
Filed Under:Health / Aging
Posts on Regator:506
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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

9 Ways to Tell Who's Lying to You

There's never been a perfect way to detect deception, but this 9-item questionnaire will give you a set of research-tested guides. Whether in your love life or your work life, using this simple scale will give you the tools you need to become your own personal lie detector. read more

Great Shakespeare Quotes that Inspire Us to Age Creatively

We tend to think of Shakespeare's views of aging as almost entirely negative. Yet, Shakespeare’s writings about aging in many ways contradict how he himself experienced aging. From his work and his remarkable career, we can gain inspiration into how we ourselves can realize our own creative potential throughout life. read more

10 Ways to Feel Better about the Way You Look

Like it or not, our outward appearance provides important cues to others about our inner qualities. If you feel that there’s a mismatch between the way you look and the way you feel, these 10 tips will help you bring them both into line. read more

Would You Rather Be Considered Smart or Nice?

Research on impression formation and dialect shows that there may be something to the idea of “Southern comfort.” For Americans, speaking with a Southern accent signals that you're a nice person, and a Northern accent signals you're smart. If it's niceness you seek, these 5 tips can help you find the right tone of voice. read more

A 9-Item Test to Find Out Who's Lying to You

There's never been a perfect way to detect deception, but this 9-item questionnaire will give you a set of research-tested guides. Whether in your love life or your work life, using this simple scale will give you the tools you need to become your own personal lie detector. read more

How to Spot a Manipulator

Pickup artists lurk about in all sorts of places. Whether it’s the neighborhood bar or on public transportation, by a male or female, you may be the target of people who hide their true intentions. It’s important to learn how to spot, and resist, their efforts to seduce you. read more

Can Relationships Withstand the Strains of Midlife?

Relationships are complex enough, but adding to the strains of those that last into midlife are the individual changes that partners experience over time. The media often portray these dynamics in compelling ways, with the latest entry of USA’s “Satisfaction” providing new insights that mesh with the latest research on adult attachment style. read more

Another Reason Narcissists Are So Hard to Live With

People who are high in narcissism can be entitled, demanding, and self-centered. As if this didn’t make life with them difficult enough, new research shows that their desire for perfection creates even more misery for their partners. read more

How to Change Your Partner’s Bad Habits

Everyone has at least one bad habit, but in long-term relationships, some of those habits can be irksome indeed. Learning to cope with your partner’s quirks can keep those little things from becoming bigger threats to your relationship's health. read more

The One Emotion that Really Hurts Your Brain

We’ve all made mistakes in front of others, and it’s never a very pleasant experience. Complicating matters further is the humiliation you feel when someone else points out the error of your ways. Research in social neuroscience shows that the pain of humiliation extends deep into the brain’s innermost regions far more than other emotions. read more

4 Ways to Make a Better Apology

Love may mean never having to say you’re sorry, but there are times when you’ve got no alternative. Whether in your romantic, work, or social life, these 4 tips will make sure you achieve the forgiveness you seek. read more

Is Your Lover using Twitter to Cheat on You?

Online relationships develop in myriads of ways, but few of us would predict that the flames of love could be fanned in 140 characters or less. However, new research shows that active Twitter users in virtual relationships may set the stage for their real-life relationships to get in trouble. read more

Did Facebook Go Too Far?

A recent experiment manipulated emotionally laden Facebook posts to see the effects on users. Though the ethics of this study have come into question, what can we learn from this study about our own state of mind? read more

How to Change, or Live With, Your Loved One’s Bad Habits

Everyone has at least one bad habit, but in long-term relationships, some of those habits can be irksome indeed. Learning to cope with your partner’s quirks can keep those little things from becoming bigger threats to your relationship's health. read more

5 Tips for Tough Conversations With Your Partner

Conflicts in our closest relationships can challenge even the most skilled communicator. However, you can resolve those conflicts successfully by tapping into these 5 time-tested strategies read more

Breaking Up Doesn't Have to Break You

It's a myth that you have to “get over” the ending of a close relationship and eliminate all reminders of your ex. According to one theory,remnants of your former relationships remain with you, becoming part of your identity for life. read more

Do You Have a Workplace Spouse?

The workplace romance, if you believe the polls, is becoming increasingly commonplace. Recent research shows the advantages but, more often, the disadvantages to your work of blending love and work. Having a work spouse may help you get through the day, but what matters the most will be the person you return to at night. read more

4 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Apology

Love may mean never having to say you’re sorry, but there are times when you’ve got no alternative. Whether in your romantic, work, or social life in general these 4 tips will make sure you achieve the forgiveness you seek. read mor...

Why We Keep Secrets From Our Partners

You may wonder if it’s wise to keep secrets from your closest relationship partner. New research shows how surprisingly common this is, and what it means about your own intimacy. read more

How to Sniff Out a Pickup Artist

Pickup artists lurk about in all sorts of places. Whether it’s the neighborhood bar or on public transportation, by a male or female, you may be the target of people who hide their true intentions. It’s important to learn how to spot, and resist, their efforts to seduce you. read more

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