In Some Jobs, “Fake It ‘til You Make It” Is the Right Way to Go

Typically "fake it 'til you make it" is all about pretending to be something you're not. In the workplace, it's less about external appearances and more about emulating the behaviors of successful people. » 3/08/15 6:00pm 3/08/15 6:00pm

The Infamous Cat Parasite Can Actually Make You More Outgoing, Says…

So. You want to be more outgoing but are paralyzed with the sort of social anxiety that makes you blurt out conversation-halting statements such as, "I also enjoy popular culture. Are we friends yet???" when a new acquaintance starts talking about how good The Master was. This is a common dilemma and, in any other… » 9/26/12 10:25am 9/26/12 10:25am

Department of Stereotypes Reports That Women Make Great Frenemies

Do you ever feel like everyone is just terrible? Everyone thinks you're terrible, too. Especially if you're a woman. » 8/27/11 1:24pm 8/27/11 1:24pm

Are You Boring People To Death At Parties?

Gretchen Rubin of Psychology Today is determined to help you avoid boring people to death by coming up with "Eight Tips to Know If You're Being Boring" as well as a list of 7 always-boring topics to avoid. » 12/05/09 11:30am 12/05/09 11:30am