SHOWING ARTICLES TAGGED WITH Mindset

More and more midlifers are falling in “like” rather than love.

Are You Looking For Love, or Friends With Benefits?

More and more midlifers are falling in “like” rather than love.

by Dr. Pepper Schwartz

Don’t let Sunday became the most dreaded day of the week by worrying about tomorrow’s to-do list. Take these 6 steps to put the sun back in Sunday.

Lose Those Sunday Night Blues for Good

Don’t let Sunday became the most dreaded day of the week by worrying about tomorrow’s to-do list. Take these 6 steps to put the sun back in Sunday.

by Kara Baskin

 Take the high road, let go, and arrive at your own happiness sooner after a heartbreak.

Here’s Why You Should Be Happy When Your Ex Moves On

Take the high road, let go, and arrive at your own happiness sooner after a heartbreak.

by Janice Holly Booth

Do you see getting older as a negative? If so, your brain is at risk. A study shows that encouraging more positive attitudes about aging process might lower Alzheimer’s rate.

The Surprising Health Perk of Not Hating Your Age

Do you see getting older as a negative? If so, your brain is at risk. A study shows that encouraging more positive attitudes about aging process might lower Alzheimer’s rate.

by Sarah Mahoney

Follow these simple steps, based on Dr. John Whyte’s book, New American Diet, to outwit your appetite and control food cravings.

Outsmart Your Food Cravings

Follow these simple steps, based on Dr. John Whyte’s book, New American Diet, to outwit your appetite and control food cravings.

by Life Reimagined



Life changes can resurrect old problems, or even trigger a new illness.

Midlife Eating Disorders Are on the Rise. Are You at Risk?

Life changes can resurrect old problems, or even trigger a new illness.

by Sarah Mahoney

Ten holiday planning tips to have more joy and less stress.

Holiday Survival Guide

Ten holiday planning tips to have more joy and less stress.

by Sara Altshul

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

Cross Weight Gain Off Your Holiday List

Follow this simple sane advice to avoiding adding pounds this festive season.

by Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The surprising answer: probably not, unless you make a conscious effort to be trustworthy.

Can You Be Trusted—Really Trusted?

The surprising answer: probably not, unless you make a conscious effort to be trustworthy.

by Janice Holly Booth

Why “death from despair” is stalking the 40 to 60 crowd, and what you can do about it.

The Midlife Killers No One Talks About

Why “death from despair” is stalking the 40 to 60 crowd, and what you can do about it.

by Sarah Mahoney

Yes, You Can Learn to Be Brave

by Janice Holly Booth

     Hanging on to past grievances keeps you stuck. Learning to forgive moves you forward and brings peace to your life.

Let Go of the Grudge That’s Holding You Back

Hanging on to past grievances keeps you stuck. Learning to forgive moves you forward and brings peace to your life.

by Janice Holly Booth

What Captain America, Spider-Man, X-Men and other masked avengers can teach us about ourselves

Unleash Your Inner Superhero

What Captain America, Spider-Man, X-Men and other masked avengers can teach us about ourselves

by Austin O’Connor

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

Press Pause on Stress To Smooth Out a Monster Day

In just 15 seconds, you can reset your mood and salvage your big bad day.

by Kara Baskin

The wrong kind of yearning can sour your attitude toward work and life. How to overcome envy.

How To Stop Envying Friends With Money

The wrong kind of yearning can sour your attitude toward work and life. How to overcome envy.

by Kara Baskin

A 5-step plan to break the shopping habit of shopping, so you can redirect your energy to what really fulfills you

Are You Buying More Clothes Than You Should ?

A 5-step plan to break the shopping habit of shopping, so you can redirect your energy to what really fulfills you

by Lois Joy Johnson

Learn to develop an attitude of awe, just as you do an attitude of gratitude.

Awaken Your Spirit With a Shot of Awe and Wonder

Learn to develop an attitude of awe, just as you do an attitude of gratitude.

by Janice Holly Booth

Take these steps to restore your equilibrium when your heart beats fast and your palms begin to sweat.

How to Overcome a Panic Attack at Work

Take these steps to restore your equilibrium when your heart beats fast and your palms begin to sweat.

by Kara Baskin

Manage your online time and get hands-on with your work, says an expert on digital distraction and the brain.

Quit Worrying About Unplugging and Do This Instead

Manage your online time and get hands-on with your work, says an expert on digital distraction and the brain.

by Kara Baskin

 The true emotional impact of a good cry is surprising.

Why Crying Can Lift Your Mood

The true emotional impact of a good cry is surprising.

by Sarah Mahoney

  The latest research is rewiring how we react to a much-feared illness.

When Your Cancer Treatment Is Watch and Wait

The latest research is rewiring how we react to a much-feared illness.

by Sarah Mahoney

  Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

How to Look for Work When You’re Scared

Panicked by the length of your job search? Reframe your feelings right here.

by Kara Baskin

I started morning meditations because of a writing assignment. I have kept meditating because it feels so good for work life balance.

Balancing Work and Life Through Meditation

I started morning meditations because of a writing assignment. I have kept meditating because it feels so good for work life balance.

by Kara Baskin

  These 5 tips can change your attitude toward getting to work.

Make Your Commute an Asset, Not a Liability

These 5 tips can change your attitude toward getting to work.

by Kara Baskin

A transitional moment of being in charge can be a touchstone for life changes to come

The Day I Became a Grownup

A transitional moment of being in charge can be a touchstone for life changes to come

by Kara Baskin

Asking the right questions can improve everything from how fast you succeed to how well you get along with others.

Why You Should Stop Trying To Have All the Answers

Asking the right questions can improve everything from how fast you succeed to how well you get along with others.

by Janice Holly Booth

 You’ll be happier, and you may even make more money

Time To Fire Your Inner Cynic

You’ll be happier, and you may even make more money

by Sarah Mahoney

How to ward off wasp stings, poison ivy, rip currents, and other seasonal calamities.

Have Your Healthiest Summer Ever This Year

How to ward off wasp stings, poison ivy, rip currents, and other seasonal calamities.

by Julie Stewart, Elizabeth Agnvall and Candy Sagon

 Enlisting support can ease the burden of saying sayonara to your stuff.

Decluttering the Fun Way—With a Friend

Enlisting support can ease the burden of saying sayonara to your stuff.

by Janice Holly Booth

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

When Health Changes Go Too Far

Healthier eating is a prime goal for many of us, but becoming overzealous can harm rather than help. Learn more about orthorexia symptoms

by Sarah Mahoney

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

Want To Finally Quit Smoking for Good?

Researchers peek into the brains of long-time quitters to see what’s different about people who succeed at stopping.

by Sarah Mahoney

It’s not how much protein you eat, it’s when you consume it that counts.

New Guideline for Protein and Weight Loss

It’s not how much protein you eat, it’s when you consume it that counts.

by Sarah Mahoney

Strolling through a labyrinth can actually change your brain

Calm Your Mind in 20 Minutes Flat

Strolling through a labyrinth can actually change your brain

by Sarah Mahoney

Spending leisure time wisely is key to emotional well-being

Know What Makes You Truly Happy

Spending leisure time wisely is key to emotional well-being

by Sarah Mahoney

Spend the final 60 minutes before a big presentation making sure you’ll hit it out of the park

The One-Hour Prep To Prepare You for Anything

Spend the final 60 minutes before a big presentation making sure you’ll hit it out of the park

by Kara Baskin

 New research reveals why we seek out downbeat stories, and what we can do to change

Why We Fixate on Bad News

New research reveals why we seek out downbeat stories, and what we can do to change

by Sarah Mahoney

Making yourself accountable to someone who’s on the same life trajectory can help you succeed

Put Peer Pressure To Work

Making yourself accountable to someone who’s on the same life trajectory can help you succeed

by Janice Holly Booth

 Just a little mindfulness can make you more compassionate

Be Nicer in 12 Minutes Flat

Just a little mindfulness can make you more compassionate

by Sarah Mahoney

A little bit of a worry can be just the thing to propel a life change. Learn how to control anxiety and benefit from it.

Transform Your Anxiety Into a Force for Good

A little bit of a worry can be just the thing to propel a life change. Learn how to control anxiety and benefit from it.

by Sarah Mahoney

Stop that little voice that’s whining “I can’t” and make it shout “I can!” You are what you think.

The Moment That Changes Your Life

Stop that little voice that’s whining “I can’t” and make it shout “I can!” You are what you think.

by Sarah Mahoney

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

Change Your Brain With Meditation

Do you wonder about the benefits of meditation? Exciting new research finds that meditating just might keep your brain healthier.

by Sarah Mahoney

Our kids have something to teach us, if we’re willing

What I Learned From the Millennial in My Life

Our kids have something to teach us, if we’re willing

by Janice Holly Booth

This intriguing study looked at the toughest case: Can liberals and conservatives change their stripes? See how you can change your mindset.

Can You Really Change Your Mindset?

This intriguing study looked at the toughest case: Can liberals and conservatives change their stripes? See how you can change your mindset.

by Sarah Mahoney

 Start letting your body tell your brain what to do

Reversing The Mind/Body Connection

Start letting your body tell your brain what to do

by Sarah Mahoney

Surprisingly, the heft of your bank account may hint at your morality

What’s Your Ethics IQ?

Surprisingly, the heft of your bank account may hint at your morality

by Sarah Mahoney

 How meditation—even a little—can change your health

Mindfulness—It’s as Powerful as Medicine

How meditation—even a little—can change your health

by Sarah Mahoney

 Why being humble is no longer getting a bad rap

Humility: Lifelong Learning’s Secret Sauce

Why being humble is no longer getting a bad rap

by Sarah Mahoney

This author hit the big-time at 55, after a quarter-century of trying

Hold Fast To That Dream. Here’s Why

This author hit the big-time at 55, after a quarter-century of trying

by Janice Holly Booth

What you’re doing just before you create a memory can make that memory easy—or impossible—to retrieve

Remember Like a 20-Year-Old

What you’re doing just before you create a memory can make that memory easy—or impossible—to retrieve

by Sarah Mahoney

 Resolve already faltering? Here’s how to put things right

Hack Your Fitness Resolutions

Resolve already faltering? Here’s how to put things right

by Sarah Mahoney

 Letting go lays the path to a brighter future

Don’t Be a Hostage To the Past

Letting go lays the path to a brighter future

by Janice Holly Booth

Yes, you can retrain your taste buds—to wean you from sugars and salt, From <em> Purple Clover</em>

Learn to Crave Healthy Foods

Yes, you can retrain your taste buds—to wean you from sugars and salt, From Purple Clover

by Debra Witt

Pipe down, Rocky theme song—psychologists say melancholy music cheers us up

Your Playlist for Life Change

Pipe down, Rocky theme song—psychologists say melancholy music cheers us up

by Sarah Mahoney

 As we age, seeing the glass half full increases resilience

How Optimism Conquers Stress

As we age, seeing the glass half full increases resilience

by Sarah Mahoney

 My comfort zone was shrinking fast, until I adopted the attitude of a much younger me, from <em> Purple Clover</em>

Summoning the Spirit of My Younger Self

My comfort zone was shrinking fast, until I adopted the attitude of a much younger me, from Purple Clover

by Robin Maltz

Try new ways to lose weight with these 5 small behavioral changes.

Here’s What Will Make You 10 Times More Likely To Lose Weight

Try new ways to lose weight with these 5 small behavioral changes.

by Sarah Mahoney

 One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

Head Off That Hassle

One of the easiest ways to stay happy—change the way you see life’s daily irritations

by Sarah Mahoney

Why being alone is the best gift you can give yourself

The Joys of Solitude

Why being alone is the best gift you can give yourself

by Janice Holly Booth

 Keep an eye on that thermostat—too much heat can be hazardous to your love life

Is Your Relationship Suffering Heat Stroke?

Keep an eye on that thermostat—too much heat can be hazardous to your love life

by Janice Holly Booth

Is your electronic communication style ready for an update?

How You Come Across To Others

Is your electronic communication style ready for an update?

by Sarah Mahoney

There’s comfort in long relationships, but there’s danger too. Does your sex life need a jump-start?

Can Contentment Kill Desire?

There’s comfort in long relationships, but there’s danger too. Does your sex life need a jump-start?

by Janice Holly Booth

Step one: actually take all the days you’ve earned. Step two: have realistic vacation expectations

Do You Expect Too Much From Vacations?

Step one: actually take all the days you’ve earned. Step two: have realistic vacation expectations

by Sarah Mahoney

 Keeping your eye on the prize is more than a motto, new research shows

Make Exercise Easier With This Simple Trick

Keeping your eye on the prize is more than a motto, new research shows

by Sarah Mahoney

Wait! Do you really have what it takes?

Should I Start a New Business? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Decide

Wait! Do you really have what it takes?

by Russ Banham

Forsaking the pleasures of solitude and independence to roll the dice on a new relationship,from <em> Purple Clover</em>

Moving in Together at Midlife

Forsaking the pleasures of solitude and independence to roll the dice on a new relationship,from Purple Clover

by Karen Sommerfeld

 An expert explains how it’s possible—and why it’s not easy

Character Makeover: Can You Really Change in Midlife?

An expert explains how it’s possible—and why it’s not easy

by Sarah Mahoney

Five Signs You’re Falling For Your Tech (And What To Do About it)

Be Mine, Siri?

Five Signs You’re Falling For Your Tech (And What To Do About it)

by Austin O’Connor

 It’s the default setting in many situations. Rise above it, and experience joy

Do You Really Want To Live in Survival Mode?

It’s the default setting in many situations. Rise above it, and experience joy

by Renita Kalhorn

 Encore! Encore! Turns out, 300 repetitions may be the key

How To Make Healthy Habits Stick

Encore! Encore! Turns out, 300 repetitions may be the key

by Sarah Mahoney

  “How much did I accomplish?” is the wrong question to ask

The Key To Productivity (It’s Not What You Think)

“How much did I accomplish?” is the wrong question to ask

by Renita Kalhorn

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

Seven Ways to Put Yourself in Luck’s Path

You don’t have to believe in good luck to find it and use it to your advantage

by Sarah Mahoney

The surprisingly simple secret to jumpstart your thinking

The Password To Productivity

The surprisingly simple secret to jumpstart your thinking

by Bassam Tarazi

 You’ve worked hard to be perfect. Maybe that’s why you’re so miserable

How Letting Go of Perfection Can Bring you Bliss

You’ve worked hard to be perfect. Maybe that’s why you’re so miserable

by Janice Holly Booth

How can we find willpower to lose weight? See the willpower myth now.

The Willpower Myth

How can we find willpower to lose weight? See the willpower myth now.

by Pamela Mitchell

Weighing patience against forward motion.

The Case for Not Busting Your Ass

Weighing patience against forward motion.

by Bassam Tarazi

John Coates left Wall Street to study neuroscience. Don’t psych yourself to win, he says. Trick yourself into believing you already have.

Luck? No. It’s Called The Winner Effect

John Coates left Wall Street to study neuroscience. Don’t psych yourself to win, he says. Trick yourself into believing you already have.

by Victoria Scanlan Stefanakos