Category Archives: Your Daily Brain

What Kind of Person is Best Friends With a Narcissist?

It may not be that narcissists seek versions of themselves, but that they can’t help but be stuck with themselves. Continue reading

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Hedonism, Eudaemonia, Twinkies and the Secret of Happiness

Studies of personality show that “characteristically happy people tend to construe the same life events and encounters more favorably than unhappy people.” Continue reading

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Anger, Judgment & Belief: Why You Shouldn’t Argue When Mad

How you interpret the world depends in large part on your own mood. Continue reading

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The Positive Side to the Personality of Procrastinators

Research is showing that procras­tination isn’t a defect in ability or personality but rather a disconnect between the demands of a task and what motivates the procrastinator. Continue reading

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Child Stress: Should You Manage Emotion or Situation?

How can your child stay in the Goldilocks zone of stress even when the porridge seems too hot? Continue reading

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How the Snooze Button Chooses Brainwaves for Insight or Energy

To snooze or not to snooze? The answer can determine whether you start the day with energy or insight. Continue reading

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