Tag Archives: psychology

mental health

The Complete Checklist For Strong Mental Health

Feelings and thoughts, both pleasant and unpleasant, have one thing in common – a mind which experiences them. And this is an obvious truism that seasoned meditators pick up early in their practice. But what does it take, for a … r

The Real Danger of a Fixed Mindset

There’s a well-established reason why some people tend to be extremely successful in life while others can barely make the ends meet while dealing with a diversity of negative emotions along the way. There’s a good reason why some individuals … r

The Power of Befriending the Exile Within

Exiles in the Psyche I had a dream that there was someone else living in my apartment when I wasn’t there.  A friend turned to me and said, “Hey, did you know there is another woman living here with you?” … r

Adults — Take Notes From Kids to Improve Your Health

What if you made play as essential to life as sleep, food or water? Adults need to take a leaf out of children’s’ storybook imaginations and play to improve their overall health. Scientifically speaking, play is as good for the … r

Great Minds Think Alike Regarding Happiness

The French philosopher Rene Descartes once gave the best reason for becoming an avid reader: “The reading of all good books is like conversing with the finest men of past centuries.” Sure, one person’s “fine” is another person’s trash, but … r

6 Strategies for Becoming Less Defensive

If you’ve ever been accused of getting defensive or going on long tangents to prove a point to no end, then maybe you have a quick-to-react personality. Maybe someone told you that you get defensive all the time and you … r