A reader recently asked, “How can an achievement-motivated workaholic learn to back off, relax, de-stress, and feel good about doing it? I am too driven!”
People who take a nap and dream about a task they’ve just learned perform it better upon waking than those who don’t sleep at all, or those who sleep but don’t dream.
Research has highlighted the fact that we have many blind spots when it comes to understanding our patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving.
Do you have difficulty saying “no”? Are you always trying to be nice to others at the expense of yourself?
Feeling sluggish? The solution may require getting outside the box — that big brick-and-mortar box called a building.
Extraversion does not just explain differences between how people act at social events. How extraverted you are may influence how the brain makes choices — specifically whether you choose an immediate or delayed reward, according to a study.