How Disappointment Deepens Us: 3 Practices For Moving Through Painful Moments With More Ease

What thoughts about this situation are causing you suffering? Is it true? Are you absolutely certain it’s true?


The Strange And Beautiful History Of Mental Illness And Spiritual Awakening

Perhaps the very people who suffer the most in this world are the ones who have the ability to show us what isn’t right about it.


The Neurology Of Happiness: How Complaining Is Literally Killing You

“Synapses that fire together wire together.”


The Looking Glass Self: What Other People Think Is a Projection of What You Secretly Hope, Fear and Assume

Our “looking glass selves” are not our true selves, they are adaptations of our true selves which serve to make us seem more normalized.


Suffering Is A Wake Up Call: Unlock Your Mind, You Are The Creator Of Your Life

When you’re lost, you’re also free. When you have to start over, you get to pick better. If you don’t like yourself, you have a chance to fall in love with yourself.


20 Questions: Emma Gannon

What is the most liberating thought you’ve ever had? “Everyone is too busy worrying about their own problems to notice yours. No one is looking. Go forth and conquer.”


This Ancient Body Clock Chart Explains Why You’re Waking Up At A Certain Time Each Night

Traditional Chinese medicine instructs that all human beings are sustained by Qi (Chi) or life force energy.


14 Writing Prompts That Will Help You Clear Your Subconscious Mind

Write a short story that involves three of your worst fears coming true, but make the protagonist someone who is not you.


Why Are You Here Today?

Your purpose is not one thing. There is not one, specific definable thing you are “meant” to do with your life.


Vata, Pitta, Kapha: The Three Dosha Body Types, And How Each Responds To An Energetic Imbalance

The doshas are biological energies that compose and govern the human body and mind. They are our individual blueprints for health, wellness and fulfillment


Self-Control Isn’t Grit, It’s Habit

Self-control has more to do with programming your body to respond the way you want than it does trying to manipulate it to act against what it wants.


Love And Compatibility Are Not The Same Thing

Love is something you find. Compatibility is something you develop.


You’re Not Lonely, You’re Disconnected From Yourself

Pain is a sign that something needs to change. Whatever it is that needs to change cannot change if the pain is consistently avoided.


What It’s Like To Be An Intuitive Empath In A World That’s Still Asleep

Intuitive-empaths have a huge job right now. We are living in a world that was not made for us, and that’s because we’re here to help build a new one.


Anxiety Junkie: Why Mental Illness Is Creativity’s Greatest Companion

I thrive on anxiety… most of the time.