As workplaces become increasingly age-diverse, psychologists are working to help people of all ages work together. Conventional wisdom says if you’re a Millennial, born after 1980, you leave work at 5:01, won’t work weekends and prefer texting to face-to-face meetings. In fact, you probably just sent a text to five friends about how lame your […]
In 1905, Albert Einstein was on a roll. Between March and June of that year—which scientists refer to as his annus mirabilis, or “miracle year”—the legendary physicist finished three different papers that would radically change how we think about space and time, and pave the way for quantum physics. “And that’s not even getting into […]
For all that we hear about technology causing greater disconnection in society today, a growing movement of “makers” is offering a different twist on this narrative, instead using technology to unite people around making the world a better place. Makers might be teachers, professionals, students, parents, DIY hobbyists or just tinkerers; whatever their professional background, makers […]
Here is a success and happiness wisdom for you from my favorite influencer: “Don’t aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side […]
Possessing emotional health has nothing to do with how intelligent or attractive or rich you are. In fact it is possible that high achievers are the least likely to be emotionally healthy, of any group. Many emotionally healthy people have relatively low paid, low status jobs and focus more on their home than their work […]
The world we experience is not the real world. It’s a mental construction, filtered through our physical senses. Which raises the question: How would our world change if we had new and different senses? Could they expand our universe? Technology has long been used to help people who have lost, or were born without, one […]
There’s a “queer genesis” to happiness. It doesn’t just evolve on its own, and the best place to start is at the macro level. Nations need an established history of economic stability and security.
Fatmanur Erdogan, M.A. Counseling Psychology “In the factory we make cosmetics. In the store we sell hope” “Fabrika’da kozmetik ürünler üretiyoruz. Mağazada ümit satıyoruz.” (Charles Revson, founder of Revlon). Türk insanı olarak dramayı pek severiz. Öyle severiz ki, iletişim kampanyalarında hep damardan gireriz. Birkaç bebek, anne-çocuk, fakir hayatlar, göz yaşı da döktürttük mü… deymeyin keyfimize. […]