Emotional health can lead to success in work, relationships and health. In the past, researchers believed that success made people happy. Newer research reveals that it’s the other way around. Happy people are more likely to work toward goals, find the resources they need and attract others with their energy and optimism — key building blocks of success.
What You Can Do
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Research shows hardiness is the key to the resiliency for not only surviving, but also thriving, under stress. Hardiness enhances performance, leadership, conduct, stamina, mood and both physical and mental health.
The Road to Resilience
Learn how to develop and use a personal strategy for enhancing resilience despite challenging life experiences.
Communication tips for parents
Parenting is hard work, but there are things you can do to maintain a good connection with your children and keep the lines of communication open.
The Internet has changed how we curse
June 23, 2014, The Washington Post
How to turn any enemy into a friend
May 26, 2014, CNN
Twitter selfies may reveal our moods
April 28, 2014, NBC News
'Pretty' Facebook friends may make us feel worse
April 10, 2014, Today.com
Be thankful and make better long-term decisions
April 9, 2014, Boston Globe
Monitor on Psychology Articles
Why we cry
February 1, 2014
Emotions are top obstacle to weight loss, poll finds
April 1, 2013
Changing our brains, changing ourselves
September 1, 2012
Coal miners' dilemma
April 1, 2012
Was 'Little Albert' ill during the famed conditioning study?
March 1, 2012