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How sweet it isn't

At first, it seems like a good idea — even a virtuous one — to allow them into your home. But then the regrets begin. You start doing things that you told yourself you wouldn’t do. 500 more words

Personal Reflection

Hold The Chocolate Chip Cookies

The theory and principle behind ‘Ego Depletion’ has been with us quite a long time (close to 20 years). It’s been incredibly powerful and influential, shaping theories related to effective handling of procrastination, losing weight, motivating employees in the workplace, point of sale techniques to get people to buy, classroom management with young children and many other important ideas. 207 more words

Life

WILLPOWER BY ROY BAUMEISTER & JOHN TIERNEY

Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear. – Dan Millman…

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Roy Baumeister: Ego Depletion

Roy Baumeister is one of the most widely cited psychologists. His research interests are broad and range across much of social psychology, leading him to be able to take a multi-disciplinary and synthesising approach to understanding large and important psychological questions. 934 more words

Management Thinkers

Don’t Tell Me What To Do

Since starting my training in Positive Psychology, I’ve been bombarded with all sorts of helpful suggestions about what I ought to do to make myself happier. 820 more words

Coaching

The New York Times on Positive Psychology and adjacent: My 10 favorite Pieces

I totally admire how top psychology researchers regularly get a lot of airtime in US mass media outlets – doesn´t happen that much here in Germany. 115 more words

Positive Psychology Insights

Pursue Meaning, Not Happiness

Quite a few years ago, a trainer on a programme i was attending suggested a book I might like to read. When I found it, it was small, blue and didn’t look very exciting. 173 more words

Life