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URL :http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age
Filed Under:Health / Aging
Posts on Regator:488
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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

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

5 Communication Tools You Need for Difficult Conversations

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

The Surprising Number of Secrets We Keep in Relationships

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

8 of Psychology’s Greatest Books from the Classics to Today

If you’re looking for great reads in psychology, the possible list may seem almost endless. These selection of 8 great reads narrows it down for you, and may inspire you to form your own list of all-time psychology winners. read mor...

What's Your Relationship IQ?

The fascinating field of relationship science produces findings that not only inform the academic world but have practical use for everyone. See how well you score on this brief quiz to test your knowledge about this important area of life. read more

Prop Up Your Perseverance and You Can Succeed at Anything

We all enjoy seeing the results of our efforts, but it’s not always easy to get from here to there. New research shows that tapping into your inner perseverance can help you not only be more likely to feel, and actually achieve, your most important life goals. read more

How Much do you Really Know about Relationships?

The fascinating field of relationship science produces findings that not only inform the academic world but have practical use for everyone. See how well you score on this brief quiz to test your knowledge about this important area of life. read more

The Hidden Danger of Smartphone Cameras

Social media provides us with so many opportunities to share our photos, it’s tempting to let the urge to point and shoot take over our lives. Unfortunately, you can run the risk of the “photo impairment effect” and lose the most precious of your personal memories. read more

5 Steps to Beat Boredom in Your Relationship

It’s perhaps inevitable that, over time, a relationship loses some of its zest. There are many benefits to feeling comfortable with your long-term partner, but if you're not careful, this may become a slippery slope into outright boredom. These 6 steps will help you restore that perfect balance by helping you define and overcome the problems causing your own boredom. read more

Are Selfies Destroying Your Memory?

Social media provides us with so many opportunities to share our photos, it’s tempting to let the urge to point and shoot take over our lives. Unfortunately, you can run the risk of the “photo impairment effect” and lose the most precious of your personal memories. read more

A 5-Step Survival Guide to Handling Criticism

No one likes to be criticized, but when handled well, criticism can be the basis for growth and richer, and more rewarding relationships. These 5 tips show how you can survive, and benefit, from the critical words of your most important relationship partners. read more

5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Whether it’s in social relationships or at work, we’re often put on the spot to make a great impression. Unfortunately, the higher the stakes, the more challenging you find this task. By following 5 relatively simple principles, you can not only look impressive to others, but feel good about yourself in the process. read more

Why Do Women Feel the Need to Appeal?

In our increasingly fashion- and looks-conscious world, where glitter and glamour reign supreme, it’s easy to become preoccupied with your appearance. Women in particular feel the pressure to look good, whether it’s in the boardroom or the bedroom. Focusing on what you do, and not how you look, can help you boost both your competence and self-confidence. read more

The Paradoxical Needs of the Narcissist

As glamorous and captivating as narcissists might appear to be, we know from extensive psychological research that many suffer deep-seated insecurities. In the worst case scenarios, their desire to be loved and adored comes in direct conflict with their tendencies to put off the people who care about them the most. read more

How Does Your Partner Turn You On?

Happiness in long-term relationships depends in part on how sexy couples find each other. Calculate your partner’s hotness using these five research-based criteria from studies of sexual attraction. read more

What Makes Your Partner Turn You On?

Happiness in long-term relationships depends in part on how sexy couples find each other. Calculate your partner’s hotness using these five research-based criteria from studies of sexual attraction. read more

5 Ways to Impress the People you Need to Impress

Whether it’s in social relationships or at work, we’re often put on the spot to make a great impression. Unfortunately, the higher the stakes, the more challenging you find this task. By following 5 relatively simple principles, you can not only look impressive to others, but feel good about yourself in the process. read more

Quiz: What Do Your Facebook Habits Reveal About You?

The widespread adoption of Facebook among people of all ages and nationalities suggests that it taps into some deep human need. However, everyone’s Facebook use differs. This 20 question quiz will reveal what your Facebook habits say about your own needs for connection and where some of the danger signs may lurk. read more

Why It’s So Easy to Talk to an Introvert

Despite the general belief that people high in introversion are difficult to talk to, they may actually be the easiest. If you’re in need of someone to provide you with support and understanding, you may find that the introvert is your best bet. read more

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