Here are my favourite psychology blogs that have absolutely fabulous content, tips, resources, and articles from the world of psychology that can improve your life & relationships at work (and beyond).
CAUTION! These sites are addictive! I am fessing up here… I often have to set myself a strict time limit when I visit these sites so I don’t inadvertently pass my whole day mesmerized in these fascinating pages!
Psychology Today | The Essential Read is the place to go for “the best of” various Psychology Today blogs. You can dive in directly from The Essential Read landing page or you can pick from various topic streams. Recent posts I enjoyed include “Two Psychological Theories All Leaders Should Know” and “How Happiness Changes as We Age.”
PsyBlog is a non-academic blog with a really cool goal to “dig up fascinating studies that tell us something about what it means to be human.” Pragmatic content is shared from many different streams of psychology. Recently, I enjoyed reading these posts: “7 Ways Work Can Make You Physically Sick” and “10 Psychological Keys to Job Satisfaction” and “What Can Self-Control Do For You?”
PsychCentral blog is a massive source of interesting content. You can read short blog nuggets from the landing page, search a topic, or pick a particular blog of interest from the long list of “Our Blogs” on the right side of the landing page. Recent blog entries include “5 Tips for Handling Workplace Drama“ and “Anger Problems in Relationships.”
ScienceDaily | Psychology News is a source for daily psychology news. Browse the most recent entry snippets or search key terms to find great content such as these recent reads: “Catfight? Workplace Conflicts Between Women Get Bad Rap” and “Ugly’ Finding: Unattractive Workers Suffer More” and “Improving Overall Employee Wellness Could Yield Multiple Benefits.”
Mind Hacks is an ad-free blog about neuroscience and psychology. It’s fun to explore and is a companion site to the “Mind Hacks” book by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb. Recent posts include “Taking Emotions at Face value” and “When Giving Reasons Leads to Worse Decisions.”