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Does life get more or less meaningful as we age?
5:36Who do you think perceives their lives as more meaningful: new high school graduates or people about ready to retire? The answer may surprise you... If you enjoy the show, become a patron! www.patreon.com/psychologyin10minutes
Three things people say that annoy psychologists
10:20I often dread telling people I'm a psychologist. Here's why... If you enjoy the show, become a patron! www.patreon.com/psychologyin10minutes
How marketing unconsciously manipulates us
6:34The forces behind impulse purchases are often hidden. Here's how we can help get control of them. If you like the show, you can now support us! www.patreon.com/psychologyin10minutes
The power of gratitude
8:42The practice of gratitude may help us to overcome our natural human tendency to focus on the negative. Here's why.
Mindfulness and self-compassion for a difficult year
9:43We're all hard on ourselves. But, according to new research, it's possible to "rewire" our brains for greater self-compassion.
Two reasons it's not good to be happy all the time
8:15Research shows that living a good life is about more than pleasure, and happiness may cause us to miss the most meaningful experiences of all.
The Power of Rituals to Heal Grief
9:18Rituals are an important way for people to find meaning when they lose a loved one. But, rituals don't have to be formal or complicated. Here are four questions to help you develop a personal healing ritual.
Tending to our emotions and relationships during coronavirus
13:41Given how isolated many of us feel during "shelter in place," I thought I'd mix things up a bit my inviting a guest onto the show. I talk with psychologist Dr. Adam Dorsay about feelings and relationships in the midst of the outbreak.
Hope and fear in the time of coronavirus
9:32New research shows that that two experiences--hope and fear--may distinguish who will take steps to protect themselves from COVID-19 and who won’t. We know there's reason for fear? But is there reason for hope?
Building emotional intelligence isn’t as hard as you think
11:55It can feel risky to get in touch with our feelings, let alone express them. But one psychologist argues that getting to know our feelings can be one of the best things we ever do.