The psychology of why we hate cheap things

Why is it that we're often drawn to the biggest price tags, and tend to scoff at things with small ones? Business Insider gives both the historical and psychological explanations for why we disregard cheap goods.

Jun 5

Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping

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Use the PANDA Method to Apologize in a Meaningful Way

This is how to say sorry in a meaningful way.

Jun 3

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength in Just 5 Minutes

Build your mental muscle with a few brain training exercises.

Jun 3

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Your personality may affect your vulnerability to mental health ...

Findings suggest that some people have a personality profile that predisposes them to mental health problems, to more serious mental health problems when they occur, and even to more adverse life events.

Jun 3

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Personality problems

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How to find more time in your day, no matter how busy you are

As the saying goes, it's not about "having time", it's about making time. All of us have 24 hours in a day - what differs is what you decide to do with them.

Jun 2

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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Can you be depressed without knowing it?

Even when we know what depression looks like, we can easily miss it in ourselves.

Jun 2

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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6 Harmful Thoughts Fueling Your Battle with Food

Our thoughts about food matter.

Jun 1

Categories: Eating Disorders

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How to Tap into Your Capabilities

How do you tap into your capabilities? Here are some suggestions.

Jun 1

Categories: Positive Psychology

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How to End a Relationship Without Regrets

You can't avoid the grief of endings, but you can avoid the burden of regrets.

Jun 1

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Why Millennials Are Obsessed With Self-Improvement

Millennials may be perceived as narcissistic, lazy, entitled and fragile, but we're more determined for self-improvement than the generations calling us such names.

May 31

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

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When your mate touches a nerve

When conflict arises between you and your loved one, what do you do? What do you do when you feel uneasy, upset, or even angry? Do you change the subject? Blame the person for being unreasonable or inconsiderate? Or do you withdraw?

May 30

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Empowering vs. Enabling

What is the difference between enabling and empowering?

May 30

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Why Millennials Are Lonely

Loneliness appears most prevalent among millennials - and there are two compounding explanations.

May 29

Categories: Depression, Friendships

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Toxic friend or just the product of a toxic environment?

Our earliest family patterns affect social connections in adulthood - a phenomenon known as foundational 'attachment theory'. Here are the four main types of attachment styles, as well as examples of and ways to respond to such adult behavior.

May 27

Categories: Codependency / Dependency, Friendships, Relationships & Marriage

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Are You Codependent or Just Caring?

Here are some signposts of possible codependent tendencies.

May 26

Categories: Codependency / Dependency

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