We all need some mindfulness to be better employees in the workplace and avoid career burnout. These 3 mindfulness hacks will help improve work well-being!

Avoid Career Burnout with These 3 Mindfulness Hacks

Without mindfulness, too many type-A career overachievers end up killing their workplace and leadership dreams.These star performers burn out before they get the corner office or that seat...
Why do we find things funny? In this episode of the Psych Bytes Podcast, Craig Pohlman and Jennifer Fights, do a deep dive into the psychology of humor.video

Why Do We Find Things Funny? The Psychology of Humor

Why do we find things funny? In this episode of the Psych Bytes Podcast, Craig Pohlman, Ph.D., and Jennifer Fights, LPC, do a deep dive into the psychology of humor.
The Blame Game will leave a couple to fall in the hole over and over again. It’s part of an unhealthy communication cycle that couples get caught in...

Why Couples Should Stop Playing The Blame Game

 “Ugh it’s so dark down here.” You share as yet again you both are back in that space.“Yea…” She mumbles back at you.How...
One thing parents find frustrating with their kids and video games is that they lose their temper. They might yell, scream, and argue while playing games.video

Video Games Are Driving Parents Crazy… Here’s One Thing They Can Do

Controllers Down: How Parents Can Teach Frustration Tolerance Through Video GamesOne thing parents find frustrating with their kids and video games is that they can lose their temper.
Don’t deprive yourself of the joy your body wants to give you because of our stupid societal standards and promotion of negative body thoughts.

How to Identify and Manage Negative Body Thoughts

Hey. It’s getting warmer outside, you know what that means!I’m baaaaaaaaack.You know?? Your old “friend.” I know we haven’t talked to each other...
Do you know the mental health benefits of volunteering? People who routinely volunteer live longer and experience better physical and mental health.

What Are the Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering?

My youngest daughter finally celebrated her eleventh birthday with her friends this past week. Despite her birthday falling in April, her softball commitments in the spring prevented her from hosting a party...
Do you find yourself constantly reminding, nagging, even pleading to get your child to listen, start, stop, or finish a simple task or routine behavior?

Here Are 7 Ways to Gain More Cooperation from Your Kids

Do you find yourself constantly reminding, nagging, perhaps even pleading or threatening to get your child to listen, start, stop, or finish a simple task or routine behavior?How’s...
Next time you want to improve something, identify the outcome you want and break it down into more manageable performance and process goals.

How to Improve Performance Through Short-Term Goals

How to Improve Performance Through Short-Term GoalsOne way to improve performance is by setting goals to direct your attention to specific aspects of the task you are engaged...
If you buy the idea that intentional gratitude can benefit you, as well as the other person, I challenge you to take the 10-Day Gratitude Challenge.

Boost Your Happiness with This 10-Day Gratitude Challenge

Dr. Dave Verhaagen has begun a practical six-part series to help young adults live happier, healthier lives. Based on the acronym OMEGAS, he has already explored the benefits of intentional optimism, mindfulness,...
The fight against white privilege is near constant, and sometimes I feel like I’m losing the battle. I hope more white people become committed to the cause.

Acknowledging Your White Privilege is Uncomfortable But Necessary for Personal Growth

I feel very strongly that one of our sole purposes as humans is to be in a near constant state of growth - learning and adapting to new situations and people that...