psychology

Treat Rejection Like Losing A Game To Handle It Better

Getting rejected feels like crap. But how you respond to it can make all the difference. To handle rejection better and move on to your next opportunity, treat it like a game. When you lose once in a game, you just shrug and start over.


This Video Gives You A Primer On How To Take Criticism

Learning to take criticism isn’t a skill most of us want to learn, but it’s essential to getting an objective view of your strengths and weaknesses. This video gives you a start-to-finish primer on how to take, filter, clarify, and apply criticism you receive.


Hating The Rich Can Stop You Becoming Wealthy

The truly wealthy are a bunch of fat cats who are to be despised, right? Thinking like that may be holding you back from accumulating your own wealth.


Four Common Myths About Habits, Debunked

Forming habits is hard, so it should come as a surprise there’s all kinds of junk science about the best way to do so, how long it takes and how much repetition matters. Let’s debunk those myths so we can concentrate on what really works.


Be More Likeable In Any Situation By Following The 'Platinum Rule'

You’ve probably been told the “golden rule” at some point in your life, but it’s not always ideal for those times you want to ooze charisma. That’s where the “platinum rule” comes in.


Write About A Situation Objectively To Stop Overanalysing It 

Many of us have a bad habit of analysing a social situation to death. Maybe it’s a job interview question you bombed. Maybe you stuck your foot in your mouth with a friend. Whatever the scenario, writing about it can help you stop overthinking.


Remember What Money Can't Change To Cope With Financial Stress

When you’re in debt or just trying to break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, the thought of money can be stressful. Yes, it helps to come up with a financial plan. But if you start to feel down about your finances in the meantime, it might help to think about the ways in which your life is the same with or without money.


Junk Doesn't Become Worth Something Just Because It's Free

“Why not? It’s free.” These two sentences can spell doom for your garage, closet and junk drawer. We all love free stuff. Even if it’s something we didn’t want before, we’re tempted to get it if it’s free. But that doesn’t make it worth something.


What To Do If Your Child Is A Bully At School

Bullying in schools is a subject that is talked about a lot. One of the quieter areas of discussion and research is the experience of parents whose child is responsible for harassing and victimising others. What happens when you’re the parent of Nelson Muntz or “Ja’mie Private School Girl”?


To Enjoy An Experience More, Pay In Advance

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but what you spend it on can affect your satisfaction. Beyond that, how you pay has an impact on your happiness too. To get the most out of something you spend money on, it helps to pay for it in advance.