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Procrastination Deadline Mania is Not "Irrational"

Yikes, I'm Behaving Like My Mother (or Father)


Behind Rejection

Clashing: Procrastinators Living with Non-Procrastinators

On Being in Denial

Decision-Making and Different Ways of Knowing

The Retreading Rebound Relationship

Unwelcome Emotional Memories

Why You Should Hire a Procrastinator

On Being "Triggered": How Emotional Memories Affect Us

The Flavors of Everyday Anxiety

How Procrastinators Get Things Done

The Secret Life of Procrastinators and the Stigma of Delay

Procrastination is Not to Blame

​Why You Should Fear Failure

What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastinating or Not

​On Knowing the Sex of Your Unborn Child

Why I Wish I Could Be A Narcissist

Why Time-Outs Need A Time Out

Illusion: The "Queen of the Human Heart"

Can You Accept A Compliment?

The Shame of Breaking-up

Is It Love Or Is It Confusion?

Reflections On Pixar’s “Inside Out” and the Neglect of Shame

What Excites You?

Why Bullies Don't Feel Bad (Or Don't Know They Do)

Seeking Comfort the Impossible Way

How Blushing Exposes You and Benefits You

When Smartphones Hurt

Happiness Can Make You Cry and Smiling Can Make You Happier

Impossible Love

Twins: In Defense of Togetherness

What Makes A Soulmate?

Song of the Longing Soul

Meanness Hurts

What Makes You Happy…Really

When It’s Over…Badly

“Rebound” Relationships

"Hooking-up" Can Unhinge You

Jealousy and Envy: The Emotions of Comparison and Contrast

When Being Giving Doesn't Give You What You Need

Loneliness, Shame, and Anguish

Longing and the Dread of Emptiness

On Being Afraid of Love

Violence and Shame: The Attack Other Response

What Makes You Driven?

Feeling Is Believing

Deconstructing Lust

Take Your Emotions To School! (Part 2, Social Success)

Take Your Emotions To School!

Do Emotions Lie?

Emotional Memories

Blissful Love Can Make You Sick or Crazy

Being Envied Is Not Enviable


The Complexity of Fear

Should You Worry?

Sad Love

Pride: Turbo-charge for Motivation or Social Nemesis?

Maybe You Should Be Angry

Loneliness Has A Purpose

The Power of Hope, and Recognizing When It’s Hopeless

The Downside of Success: Guilt or Shame

Grief Isn’t Something to Get Over

Shame: The Concealed, Contagious, and Dangerous Emotion

Envy: The Secretly Held Emotion

What Jealousy Can Teach You 

Whatever Happened to Guilt?

Anxiety Is Your Friend

Like It or Not, Emotions Will Drive the Decisions You Make Today

The Perennial New Year’s Resolution

Should Santa Care If You've Been Naughty or Nice?

On Reuniting: The Emotional Storm of High School Reunions

Children and Loss: When Holidays Trigger Grief

Making Emotional Sense of Why Baseball Players Spit

Do Bullies Actually Lack Empathy?

Do Bullies Really Have Low Self-esteem?

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