psychology

Money makes you happier - but according to science, only to a certain point. Is exercise the same? Is there a a perfect amount that creates happiness?
Personal trainers may not need to run into burning buildings or work in a combat zone, but working with clients requires a certain kind of courage.
In many diets the focus is on overcoming the temptation of unhealthy foods. But research indicates that will power is much less powerful than subconscious cues of what to eat.
What's the best way to psych up before a lift, sprint, or other athletic attempt? A new study found visualization blows other methods out of the water.
In 1988 Carl Lewis lost his focus and lost his shot at a gold medal. Why? Because he let Ben Johnson get in his head. If it can happen to someone like Carl Lewis, it can happen to any of us.
I have a felt a bit of guilt that what I want most is balance and happiness for my family. I am not the by-any-means-necessary athlete. But I am myself and I never have to compromise my character.
People say weight lifting doesn't help you get better at sport, or that it will make you muscle-bound, or any number of things. Why do people resist the practice of weight training so much?
In thinking on the grapplers who allegedly raped a female teammate, I'm trying to understand how people can do this - how we justify our behaviors, big or small, and what questions to ask ourselves.
When it comes to training, your mind can either support your success or hinder your development. Read on to learn how to develop some real mental toughness.
Dear Willow - Do you have any ideas how to change a pattern in my life? I really want to do something different but just can’t seem to. HELP!
People always ask Ashley, "What IS yoga psychology?" For her it's an obvious answer: yoga IS psychology. Read about this priestess/yogi/psychotherapist and her journey from aerobics to enlightenment.