Practical know-how that you can use in your own life, written by experts from a wide array of disciplines
How to get over ‘never good enough’ | Psyche

Difficult emotions


How to get over ‘never good enough’

Learn to spot unhealthy perfectionism, understand its emotional sources and find a way to silence that self-critical voice

by Margaret Rutherford

How to know who’s trustworthy | Psyche

Knowledge and reason


How to know who’s trustworthy

Knotty problems call for sound advice. Use philosophy to find the intellectually dependable amid the frauds and egotists

by T Ryan Byerly

How to heal through life writing | Psyche



How to heal through life writing

Learning to write about trauma helps you to process the painful experience, and gives you the life skills to overcome it

by Uddipana Goswami

How to nurture an orchid child | Psyche

Parenting and families


How to nurture an orchid child

Some kids, like orchids, are highly sensitive to their environment. Provide oodles of love and routine, then watch them bloom

by Tom Boyce

How to enjoy coffee | Psyche

Food and drink


How to enjoy coffee

Smooth like chocolate or fruity like a berry, coffee has as many tastes as wine or beer – you just need to know your beans

by Jessica Easto

How to repair a family rift | Psyche

Conflict and conflict resolution


How to repair a family rift

Healing an estrangement can be deeply rewarding. Acknowledge your role in what happened, then look ahead to brighter days

by Pam Weintraub

How to wait well | Psyche

Decision-making and attention


How to wait well

Instead of fuming in subjugated irritation, turn wait times into chances to connect, muse and think big about the future

by Jason Farman

How to stop emotional eating | Psyche

Difficult emotions


How to stop emotional eating

Whether compelled by an inner void, loneliness or boredom, psychoanalysis can help you understand why you seek comfort in food

by Nina Savelle-Rocklin

How to make friends as an adult | Psyche



How to make friends as an adult

Friendships give us so much. Be bold, take the initiative, and you’ll be surprised how many people are pleased to connect

by Marisa G Franco

How to save money | Psyche

Money and economics


How to save money

Aside from basic needs, your financial priorities are up to you. Resist short-termism by keeping in mind your values and goals

by Kim Stephenson & Pradnya Surana