Psychology

Embrace The Sadness To Appreciate The Happiness
Do you have a Debbie Downer in your office? Someone who spends more than their fair share of time in a bad mood?  Before you lecture or launch into “cheer-up” mode, consider this.  The Daily Mail A new study reveals being in a terrible mood can actually improve …
Kylo’s My Name, Don’t Wear It Out — But We Will
Yesterday we posted a story about the name “Donald” being significantly less popular now than it has been in the past.  Hugely less.  No surprise there however as Trump derangement syndrome rolls on at a fevered pace.
But if Donald is out, what’s …
When You Love Facebook You Really Love Facebook!
How did we get here? Scientists now say that just seeing the Facebook logo is enough to get some people craving time online. Pavlov's dog better start barking!
Dutch researchers studied the online habits of 200 people, and found that showing frequent Facebook users the site's logo sparked p…
Read Books? Then Chances Are It Would Be “Nice” To Meet You!
President Abraham Lincoln is quoted as once saying  "“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.”  An earlier President, Thomas Jefferson, said that he couldn't live without books.  If you love books you are in some pretty good company and a new stu…
Sleep On This – Insomnia Is All In Your Head
So you can’t sleep huh?  Insomnia?  Bad mattress? What keeps you up at night?  Well, now you can lose sleep worrying about your psychological condition!
New research suggests insomnia is likely just that--a psychological condition...
Looking For Empathy? Look To The End Of The Leash!
Who do you know that’s great at empathizing?  Your spouse?  The preacher? Do you still think Bill Clinton feels your pain? What about your pooch?  Dogs are great at empathizing because in addition to their ability to catch a ball, they can also catch your mood...
To Limit Stress, Eliminate The Word!
If you listen to KIT’s Morning News radio program you will often hear us say “control the language, control the debate.”  It basically means words have power to shape opinion.  That’s why illegal aliens are often referred to by th…
Want An Energy Kickstart? Take The Stairs!
Caffeine in lane one, exercise in lane two and the race to invigoration is on! Many of us searching for an afternoon energy boost look to a caffeinated soda but you can save on the sugar, save 75 cents (or more) and get the boost you seek simply by taking the stairs.
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