Find Your Strengths to Get Ahead at Work

Find Your Strengths to Get Ahead at Work

02.23.2017 by Dr Judith Wright

  We all have skills, right? I bet you can probably list them right off your resume. You might think I mean typing or data entry or understanding HTML—and sure, those certainly are skills, but they’re not what really makes you shine. I’m not even talking about the things you studied in school or even […]

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Finding Happiness as a Mother

Finding Happiness as a Mother

02.16.2017 by Gertrude Lyons

  At Wright, we like to focus on the age-old saying, “If mama isn’t happy, nobody’s happy!” When I was a graduate student at Wright Graduate University, I wrote my dissertation on Expanding Mothering: Raising a Woman’s Awareness of the Opportunities for Personal and Psychosocial Growth and Development in Mothering—A Curriculum Evaluation Study. A mother […]

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Family Relationships: Why is Honest Talk on Family Off Limits?

Family Relationships: Why is Honest Talk on Family Off Limits?

02.08.2017 by Dr Judith Wright

  Do you cringe when someone brings up your family? Was your mother a saint? Was your father your hero? Do you hate the thought of “going there” when people ask you questions about your family? When it comes to working on our personal growth, figuring out our baggage, and resolving the things holding us […]

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Why You Need More Allies, Instead of More Friends

Why You Need More Allies, Instead of More Friends

02.01.2017 by Dr Bob Wright

  Do you think your coworkers have influence over you? What about your significant other? Your friends? Could they get you to do something just because you’re following the crowd? You’re probably thinking, “Eh, maybe a little, but I’m a pretty tough, independent guy/gal. I’m beyond being suckered in by others’ influences. Influences are for […]

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail—and How To Succeed

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail—and How To Succeed

01.26.2017 by Dr Judith Wright

  So here we are, a few weeks into the New Year. How many of us have kept our resolutions? I bet a few (or more) of us are slouching down in our seats as we read this. By the end of January, 50% of people will have faltered on their New Year’s resolutions—and it […]

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Zoned Out on Timewasters? Get MORE Out of Life!

Zoned Out on Timewasters? Get MORE Out of Life!

01.12.2017 by Dr Judith Wright

  How many of us sometimes feel like we’re sleepwalking through life? You might be thinking, “Me? No way! I’m usually busy. I work hard and I’m exhausted from all I do. I’m definitely not sleepwalking. In fact, I wish I could have MORE sleep.” Yet, how many of us have lost hours surfing online […]

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New Year, Stronger Relationships: How To Truly Connect

New Year, Stronger Relationships: How To Truly Connect

01.04.2017 by Dr Bob Wright

  How many of us would like a stronger connection with our partner in the year ahead? Maybe you’re married or in a relationship, or in the words of social media, maybe “it’s complicated.” Whatever your relationship status, whether you’re single, dating or long-attached, chances are you wouldn’t mind bringing more passion and a stronger […]

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New Year, New Start: Revive and Refresh Your Career Passion

New Year, New Start: Revive and Refresh Your Career Passion

12.28.2016 by Dr Bob Wright

  Do you love what you do for a living? This question often comes up this time of year, so we start doing some self-assessment. When we ring in the New Year, we often feel an excitement and zest for the potential of what’s to come. A New Year means 365 days of possibilities, new […]

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Jumpstart Your Resolve: Have a Healthy, Joyous Holiday!

Jumpstart Your Resolve: Have a Healthy, Joyous Holiday!

12.20.2016 by Dr Judith Wright

  How many of us whip up our New Year’s Resolutions after spending the week prior to New Year’s Eve stressed out and just trying to make it through the hustle, bustle and excess of the holidays? Anyone who’s had too much eggnog or too many cookies knows exactly what I’m talking about. When we […]

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Overcoming Negative Thinking: Adjust Your Inner GPS

Overcoming Negative Thinking: Adjust Your Inner GPS

12.15.2016 by Dr Judith Wright

  Think back to the last time you used your GPS to drive somewhere new. When you took a wrong turn, did your GPS yell at you? Did it tell you you’re a bad person? Did it reference all the times you’ve been lost before? No, of course not! (If it did, highways would be […]

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