Why Meditation Doesn’t Always Work and What To Do About It

How often have you carved out time to meditate, only to squander those twenty to thirty minutes obsessively thinking of what you need to accomplish, or drifting off to sleep from exhaustion only to emerge with your anxieties intact? I … r

6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always Successful

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. … r

The 5 Life-changing Benefits of Keeping a Meditation Journal

I have notebooks and journals for everything: Work, habits, goals, exercise, personal projects, language learning, New Year’s resolutions… I have them all sitting here on my desk, just waiting to be used. And so when I came across the practice … r

The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me

I’ve always looked up to my dad. He’s a passionate entrepreneur, a great dad and one of those people, who, more often than not, knows the right thing to say.  Over the years he has ‘gifted’ me with words of … r

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5 Strategies to Get Over the Fears Holding You Back

How often do you feel like you are your own worst enemy? You frequently may find that what stands between you and the life of your dreams is… you. I have been a psychologist in Los Angeles for over three … r

The One Secret to Becoming Smarter (Hint: It’s not what you think)

We all want to know the one secret to becoming smarter, don’t we? If you search for “ways to become smarter” on the internet, you will get a lot of crazy suggestions. Maybe some more than others. After all, do … r