A lot of the clothes I still wear I’ve had for years. The video games I play today are all from previous generations. And I still use the same TV, laptop, and cellphone that I’ve had for a really long time. It’s not that I’m against any of these things or that I’m against spending […]
Archive for the ‘Psychology’ Category
There’s always tomorrow – except when there’s not. Why do we constantly put off things that we know we should do? What does it take to motivate ourselves to follow through on these activities? One big part of the answer is identifying activities that we tend to procrastinate on.
It’s not hard to make a decision that impacts your life. Even small and simple changes can make a big difference if you make them where they really count. Here is an experiment you can try in changing one small habit in your daily routine. The goal is to try it out successfully for one […]
The purpose of thinking is to understand our world as best as possible. Our minds have evolved to think so that we can better adapt to our environment and make smarter decisions on how to survive and live. At a biological level, our thoughts are millions of neurons firing off in our brain. These brain […]
A source of much conflict in today’s relationships is our inability to see things from another person’s viewpoint. However, by practicing a technique called “perspective-taking,” we can learn how to better resolve these social conflicts. And by doing this, we can start building stronger relationships in our lives. One of the main assumptions behind perspective-taking […]