The Power Of Negative Thinking

Any idiot can enjoy the positive things in their lives, but it is only a few that can take the negative and find something even more profound.


On Social Media Identity, And Why We Need To Document Moments More Than We Curate Our Lives

Social media has inspired a cultural shift in communication – one that stretches far beyond how we connect as individuals. Now, it’s about how we communicate with the world at large, and more importantly, with ourselves.

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How Grieving Opens Us Up To Experiencing Connection Like Never Before

There will forever be a slight pause when I’m talking with someone new and they ask me about where my mom lives, or what my plans are for Mother’s Day. That pause is me mentally deciding how I want to respond.


Stop Chasing Happiness

To desire fulfillment is to not have fulfillment, happiness is not something you seek, but that which you become.


On “Department Theory,” And Why Organizing Your Mind Is The Key To Emotional Health

When you imagine the function of departments within organizations or universities, you imagine separate aspects serving the same whole. The same applies to the human brain – if you can dissect your mind into parts, it will function better.


The Knowing-Doing Gap: Why We Avoid What’s Best For Us, And How To Conquer Resistance For Good

Understanding the fabric of resistance is the only way we can unstitch it.


On The Wisdom Of Being “Picky,” And Why Shedding Excess Is Crucial To Finding What You Really Want

By readily accepting everything, we can also poison ourselves. You can take on too much, like too much school work, or jobs, food, or fickle friends. It could be anything.


24 Things You Need To Do To Heal Your Life From Anxiety

The opposite of addiction isn’t sobriety, it’s connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three.


8 Things You Need To Know If You’re In A Relationship That Confuses You

Love amplifies whatever it is that’s in your life and heart – the things you like about yourself become clear, the things you dislike and want to change do, too.


How Do You Just “Let Yourself Be Happy?”

Choosing happiness is understanding the difference between “making” yourself happier and “letting” yourself be happy.


Emotional Intelligence Isn’t A Philosophy, It’s A Fundamental Part Of Survival

Emotional intelligence has not developed as we have. When we weren’t as highly actualized beings, we knew that fear meant to run, and pain meant to be present, and so on. Our emotions evolved, but our minds haven’t caught up yet.


Everything Is Here To Help You: Why Intrinsically Motivated People Become The Best Versions Of Themselves

You either see the world as something makes you feel, or you see your interpretation of the world as a projection of your feelings.


On The Nature Of Multi-Potentiality, and Why Nobody Has “One True Calling”

Let’s start inspiring each other to be all that we can be by asking not what our one true calling in life is, but what kind of things we want to do and be within our one life?


“Perceived Control” Is The One Thing Standing Between You And Your Sanity

“Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control and some things are not. It is only after you have learned to distinguish between what you can and can’t control that inner tranquility become possible”


Plant Your Own Garden: The Poem That Will Remind You That The Only Love You’ll Have Forever Is Your Own

Even sunshine burns if you get too much.
So you plant your garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.