Circles of Empathy: Why We Care About People To Different Degrees

The truth is: you don’t care about everyone equally. This may seem like plain commonsense to some people – but to others, this can be a frightening and uncomfortable realization. We often like to believe that we can exercise “universal … Continue reading

How Asking Good Questions Can Make You Seem Like A Genius

Picture yourself in a classroom or at a meeting at work, and you want to impress your teacher or boss by showing them you are knowledgeable about a given topic or subject matter. Which do you think would make you … Continue reading

The “Over-Sharing” Epidemic: How the Internet Makes Us Devalue Our Private Lives

The internet and social media give us the ability to broadcast our thoughts and feelings to the world at a moment’s notice. While there are many advantages to this ability to instantly communicate and reach out to others, it also … Continue reading

Make Friends At Work: Why You Should Turn Your Coworkers Into Best Buds

Do you consider yourself to be good friends with your coworkers? The answer to this question could determine how much overall happiness and satisfaction you have at work. In psychologist Ron Friedman’s new book The Best Place to Work: The … Continue reading