Men have long been silent and stoic about their inner lives, but there’s every reason for them to open up emotionally—and their partners are helping.
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Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on September 29, 2021
Having trouble facing feedback? Don’t let criticism paralyze you. Try these 12 tips to take the sting out of evaluation.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on September 20, 2021
Chronically late? If you are always the last to dial in, or always sprinting to the boarding gates, try these ten tricks to be there with time to spare.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on August 3, 2021
Can’t stop scrolling (instead of hunkering down and studying for tomorrow’s exam)? Whether a serial procrastinator or just in a rut, try out these six tips to boost your focus.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on June 14, 2021
How to stop overthinking and freezing up? Whether you’re trying to nail a work presentation, sink a putt, or spell “bougainvillea” to win the spelling bee, try these three tips.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on May 18, 2021
Managing others' emotions can lead to exhaustion and anxiety.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on May 10, 2021
Anyone from nurses to students to stay-at-home parents to social media managers can burn out. These seven strategies can help you bounce back.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on March 29, 2021
We usually think of depression as feeling sad and not being able to get out of bed—but it’s much more than that.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on February 26, 2021
You’re supposed to go out, work out, or otherwise get stuff done, but your energy is lower than a three-watt bulb. Are you actually tired? Or just being lazy or avoidant?
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on February 10, 2021
When we leave a conversation with a great listener, we feel truly seen and heard. Here’s how to listen well.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on January 12, 2021
Do you try to keep yourself safe but end up isolated? Rebuilding your faith in humanity is a long road, but it can be done.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on November 17, 2020
Here’s how to handle criticism and when—and when not—to take it to heart.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on October 16, 2020
Oh no he didn’t! Passive-aggressive behavior can test your patience. Here are 5 strategies to help you keep your cool.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on September 26, 2020
Meh. Whatever. Who cares? If it feels like your world has switched from technicolor to black and white, try one of these research-based strategies to turn things around.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on August 21, 2020
It makes sense that you’d feel drained by 16-hour days, no vacation time, or a project with no end in sight. But the other factors of burnout aren’t as clear or well-known.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on July 23, 2020
Worry is like a rocking chair; it keeps you moving but it won’t get you anywhere. If worrying is unproductive, why do we do it? And more importantly, how can we stop?
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on June 18, 2020
Working remotely can feel like you’re all in, or... baking banana bread at 11 a.m. on a Tuesday. When it comes to taking a break, here’s how to strike the right balance.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on May 28, 2020
As the 1 in 4 people who’ve experienced a panic attack can attest, panic is no walk in the park—it feels more like a rocket ship into the abyss. Luckily, there are ways to manage it.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on May 6, 2020
Learn the four most common obstacles to helping someone who is grieving and what you can do to overcome them.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on March 31, 2020
Every day, the headlines push our buttons of alarm, despair, and fury all at once. What’s a thinking, feeling human to do? Call on these 5 actions.
Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on March 12, 2020
Got sucked into a YouTube rabbit hole when you were supposed to be working (again)? Staying on top of your impulses may seem hard, but it's a skill you can strengthen. Here's how.