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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

7 Ways to Make Small Talk Work for You

There’s a time and a place for small talk. Often, we may be tempted to engage others in a casual chat but not know whether they’re in the mood. These seven tips will give you the guidance you need to make your small talk count big. read more

8 Ways to Handle a Narcissist

People with narcissistic personality tendencies, who constantly need to see themselves as the center of attention, can be annoying to say the least. If you care about someone whose narcissism tends to get out of control, these 8 strategies will help you keep their egos, and your anger, under control. read more

7 Ways that Exercise is Bad for You and Antidotes for Each

Though exercise is generally good for your mental and physical health, these 7 surprising ill effects can have the opposite effect. Fortunately, there's a remedy for each one. read more

Do You Feel Sexy? Your Answer Makes a Big Difference

With the expectation that women’s bodies have to be perfect for them to be sexy, you might expect that women in particular would be more likely to have their body image impact their sexual satisfaction. Surprising new findings suggest that when it comes to body image and sex life, it's men rather than women who are more affected. read more

18 Ways You Might Be Making Your Partner Jealous

Jealousy is one of the most unpleasant emotions we can experience. For some people, however, jealousy becomes a tool they use to manipulate their partners. Find out if you- or your partner- are the jealousy-inducing type with this 18-item quiz. read more

Five Ways to Get Self-Defeating Thoughts out of Your System

Without knowing it, we frequently become our own worst enemies. Concluding that you can’t get what you want is one sure way you won’t. Self-defeating behavior is easy to spot once you know what you’re looking out for. These five questions will help you identify, and then change, the handicapping patterns that prevent you from getting what you really want. read more

Darkness, Romance, and the Dark Triad in Personality

We associate romance with dimly-lit settings and candlelight. However, people with dark intent are more likely than others to improve their romantic odds when shrouded in darkness. Watch out for those tell-tale signs that someone’s interest in you is less than sincere, especially when that someone is lurking in the shadows. read more

Are You a Sexual Perfectionist?

Because they seek perfection in every area of their lives, some individuals also seek to get a 100% grade on their sexual performance. If you’re one of these sexual perfectionists, you may be setting yourself up, paradoxically, for long-term misery instead of pleasure in the bedroom. read more

Are You as Socially Introverted as You Seem?

If you don't want to look socially introverted, you may want to remove those earphones you're wearing. Although you may enjoy the entertainment our mobile devices provide as they provide a soundtrack to our day, you may also be sending unintentional cues telling other people to stay away. read more

Are You the Type to Make Your Partner Jealous?

Jealousy is one of the most unpleasant emotions we can experience. For some people, however, jealousy becomes a tool they use to manipulate their partners. Find out if you- or your partner- are the jealousy-inducing type with this 18-item quiz. read more

Seven Ways to Make Small Talk Work for You

There’s a time and a place for small talk. Often, we may be tempted to engage others in a casual chat but not know whether they’re in the mood. These 7 tips will give you the guidance you need to make your small talk count big. read more

3 Ways to Know When to Show Your True Emotions

There’s a time and a place for revealing your true emotions. You can get into trouble by showing either too much or too little of your negative or positive feelings. By following these 3 guidelines, you'll be sure to show just the right amount of emotion in any situation, whether at home or at work. read more

Body Image and Your Sex Life

With the expectation that women’s bodies have to be perfect for them to be sexy, you might expect that women in particular would be more likely to have their body image impact their sexual satisfaction. Surprising new findings suggest that when it comes to body image and sex life, it's men rather than women who are more affected. read more

Eight Ways to Handle a Narcissist

People with narcissistic personality tendencies, who constantly need to see themselves as the center of attention, can be annoying to say the least. If you care about someone whose narcissism tends to get out of control, these 8 strategies will help you keep their egos, and your anger, under control. read more

Best-Kept Secrets of Open Marriages

Whether you call it open marriage, swinging, polyamory, or non-monogamy, relationship scientists are beginning to understand the pros and cons of being involved with more than one partner. They're discovering some of the best-kept secrets about what's really going on in these multi-partnered pairings. read more

6 Ways to Win Any Argument

Arguments are an inevitable part of daily life no matter how hard you may try to avoid them. By using these six strategies, you’ll make sure to come out on the side of the winner, no matter what the conflict is about. In the end, both you and your relationships can benefit. read more

When is it Okay to Show Your True Emotions?

There’s a time and a place for revealing your true emotions. You can get into trouble by showing either too much or too little of your negative or positive feelings. By following these 3 guidelines, you'll be sure to show just the right amount of emotion in any situation, whether at home or at work. read more

The Perfect Storm in Borderline Personality Disorder

According to a new and very exciting theory of borderline personality disorder, three factors collide to produce the perfect storm that is one of psychology's least understood conditions. People with this disorder as well as their loved ones and therapists, can benefit from the five ways to provide safe and effective interventions. read more

Six Ways to Win any Argument

Arguments are an inevitable part of daily life no matter how hard you may try to avoid them. By using these 6 strategies, you’ll make sure to come out on the side of the winner, no matter what the conflict is about. In the end, both you and your relationships can benefit. read more

How Women Get Addicted to Cybersex

We tend to associate cybersex addiction to porn with men, but a new study reveals that women can get just as hooked as men. The “gratification hypothesis” helps to explain which women are most likely to turn to the Internet to get their daily dose of sexual arousal. read more

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