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May 30, 2021
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Video Conferences More Exhausting If Participants Don't Feel Sense of Belonging

May 30, 2021 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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You sit down in front of your computer screen and dial in to yet another video conference. The content of the meeting isn’t all that different from if you had gathered with your colleagues in person, but after back to back video calls, you’re exhausted. You’re not alone. Research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that more than 90 percent of employees reported feeling tired after a videoconference. [More]

March 23, 2021
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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The View From The Top

March 23, 2021 09:48 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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Many believe in the perfect lives of those perceived to be at the top live perfect, effortless lives. The top 1%. Bystanders have a tendency to equate monetary wealth, good looks, good connections, and charisma with “happily ever after”. Many of these observers would deny that there is any disadvantage to holding a position at the summit of the pedestal. [More]

July 30, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Narcissists Don't Learn From Mistakes Because They Don't Feel They Make Any

July 30, 2020 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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Narcissists don’t learn from their mistakes, because they fail to acknowledge they made a mistake in the first place. Researchers from Oregon State University found that narcissists don’t admit fault when they get something wrong or make a mistake, but if they make good decisions are happy to claim they knew that would be the outcome. [More]

May 13, 2020
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Preparedness In One Area Of Life Could Have Flow On Effects In Others

May 13, 2020 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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A recent study found that feeling prepared in one area of life might also bring you a newfound sense of confidence in other areas. In three studies from The Ohio State University at Lima, researchers found that if a person felt prepared in one area, it made them more confident in their belief in an area of their life that was completely different. That held true regardless of whether that belief was positive or negative. [More]