psychology

How To Make The Most Of Your Momentum When Getting Things Done

Momentum is a key force in your productivity. It’s the reason that sometimes you can work effortlessly, and at other times it feels like pulling teeth. You can structure your day so that you build momentum and ride it out strategically.


Get Rid Of The 'Positive Posse' To Find Better Feedback

It’s only natural to want to surround yourself with people who believe in you. If you only allow people with positive things to say to get close, however, can result in choosing your friends based on how they make you feel, rather than ones who challenge you to improve.


How To Factor Your Personality Into Your Decision-Making

As much logic as you put into your decisions, your personality will always affect the way you make a choice. Combined with maturity and experience, individual personality is an inevitable factor, but proactive self-awareness can help you weigh how much your decision-making process is influenced by your individuality.


Ask LH: How Can I Make My Office A Happier Place?

Hi Lifehacker, I have recently started working for an organisation that is still finding its feet. Over the years, there have been various mistakes in communication. Unfortunately, those mistakes have resulted in a lot of resentment between members of the organisation. No one party is entirely in the wrong, but none is entirely right either, it seems.


How To Psych Yourself Into Going To The Gym More Often

You know you should go to the gym, but it’s easy to talk yourself out of it, or run out of time. The problem often isn’t with your schedule — it’s with your mind. Here are our best tricks for making the gym a more regular occurrence.


What I Learnt About Dealing With People From Playing Games Online

Video games are more than just an entertaining time sink. Take them online and they can even teach us a few things about how to interact with other people. Here are some of the lessons I’ve learnt from online games about dealing with people in real life.


Look At People's Feet When Approaching A Conversation In Progress

Body language is a big part of human interaction, but some folks out there have a tougher time reading it than others. If you’re looking to join in on a conversation that’s already in motion, the participants’ feet can tell you whether it’s open to others or not.


'Which Thoughts Do You Feed?'

Your thoughts may seem harmless, but over time, they affect how you feel. You can’t immediately change your emotions, but you can gradually shift them. Calm your negative emotions. Think thoughts that feed your positive side.


Teach Kids Gratitude With These Tips For Different Ages

The benefits of gratitude aren’t just for adults. You can teach gratitude to children, too. The key is to make the lessons age appropriate.


A Sex Therapist Explains How To Communicate Better In The Bedroom [NSFW]

Talking about sex isn’t easy for most people, even with a partner you love. You probably feel uncomfortable openly discussing problems in the bedroom, which is why Vanessa Marin, a sex therapist, is here to help.