Jobs involving Helping PeopleJuly 27, 2017 – 07:54 pm

Jobs involving Helping People

Lawyers must be able to discuss sensitive subjects, such as a will or custody preferences, with clients. Pixland/Pixland/Getty Images The term “people skills” refers to interpersonal skills, or the ability to work well with others. Examples of people skills might include listening and speaking effectively, resolving conflicts, acting with authority and assertiveness and expressing your emotions appropriately, according to North Carolina State University…

Definition of Mental toughnessJune 30, 2017 – 06:57 pm

Definition of Mental toughness

The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals. Now the word: The definition of grit almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person possesses, because mental toughness builds the foundations for long-term success. For example, successful people are great at delaying gratification. Successful people are…

Health Psychology NewsJune 9, 2017 – 06:46 pm

Health Psychology News

We publish a number of weekly newsletters that summarize highlights from the past week in mental health and psychology news, research, from our World of Psychology blog, our other blogs, and our Ask the Therapist feature. It is sent direct to your inbox every Wednesday morning, and you may update your subscription options from the latest edition of the newsletter. You can subscribe to any (or all!) our newsletters by just entering your email address:…

Food MenuMay 19, 2017 – 06:16 pm

Food Menu

Morimoto Asia — the newest dining addition to Disney World’s Disney Springs — will open its doors to guests on September 30th. Reservations are available now via OpenTable.com, and will be available by calling the restaurant directly beginning September 30th at (407) 560-6686. Advance Dining Reservations will be available through (407) WDW-DINE beginning November 1st. Ultimately, the restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner (as well as a weekend…

Jobs Psychology DegreeMay 7, 2017 – 06:01 pm

Jobs Psychology Degree

Our psychology job board provides a daily update of recent job postings for psychology related positions. You can view psychology job openings nationally or narrow your search to view open positions only in your state. As a student, you can review job opportunities to research what qualities and qualifications are frequently sought by employers so you can best position yourself to be hired upon graduation. If you have already graduated, make sure…

Define Psychological HealthApril 28, 2017 – 05:54 pm

Define Psychological Health

My previous post, The Changing Face of Psychological Health,provoked a number of comments about serious mental illness. That was understandable, especially in the light of the Tucson shootings. But they also missed the point of my post: That we lack a clear, relevant description of what psychological health is, in today s world; and, how you can build it. So in this post I describe more about what a psychologically healthy life looks like, today…

Health Psychology BrannonApril 19, 2017 – 05:18 pm

Health Psychology Brannon

Linda Brannon received her Ph.D. in human experimental psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Brannon and co-author Jess Feist are both professors in the department of Psychology at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where they have been teaching since receiving their doctorates. After becoming interested in the emerging field of health psychology, Brannon and Feist co-authored the first edition of this text in the…