The Psychology of Voting

The Psychology of Voting

Voting is an act of altruism. When you vote, you are taking your personal time and effort to advance the collective good, without any guarantee of personal reward—the very heart of what it means to be altruistic. For many, voting is a civic duty. However, in the...
Why Women Should Embrace Their Anger

Why Women Should Embrace Their Anger

Watching Christine Blasey Ford bravely telling her story of sexual assault, and listening to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deny those allegations, was painful to watch, yet riveting. After the hearings, I couldn’t help but be struck by the double standard in...
Can Gratitude Help Couples Through Hard Times?

Can Gratitude Help Couples Through Hard Times?

When my best friend went through multiple surgeries and dislocations following a botched hip replacement, she was in near-constant pain. Her husband rose to the challenge of caring for her, but it wasn’t always easy for him. Nor was it easy for my friend, who...