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Defining Wellbeing and Explaining How We Can Achieve It

Many of us want to obtain wellbeing. But how? What exactly is wellbeing? And why does overall wellbeing seem so elusive? Wellbeing, as it turns out, can be broken down into five “essential” elements. These elements include: • Career well being • Social wellbeing • Financial wellbeing • Physical wellbeing • Community wellbeing Authors Tom […]

Conspiracy Theories: What Psychology Has to Say

Over the past year, there has been a lot of discussion about conspiracy theories in the mainstream media and elsewhere. The concept of “truth” in a broad philosophical sense and “fact” appear to be fragmented. Can anyone appear on what is true and what isn’t? Over the past year, there has been a lot of […]

More alike than Different? The Commonalities of Gender

Over the decades, a confusing litany of research and information has emerged regarding gender. Central questions have been posed: “How similar are man and women?” “What exactly is gender?” “What makes men and women different?” But still, no clear answers exist. These questions remain even more important, taking into account recent legal, social, and political […]

The Psychology of Money: How Mind and Money Interact

At a glance, psychology and finance appear to have almost nothing in common. Money, by its nature, is a social construction, quantitative, and seemingly resides “out there” apart from feelings, memories and emotions. The human mind, on the other hand, is subjective, biological, and “inside” of us. But, as it turns out, what people do […]