The Belief in Mind-Body Dualism Can Make Us Act Less Healthy

Throughout many cultures there is a prevailing belief that the mind is separate from the body – this is called “mind-body dualism.” Many people still wish to believe this today, even with increasing research on how our biology and brain … Continue reading

How to Not Become Intoxicated by Success

Success can often feed into our egos and get inside our heads. We achieve something awesome in life, and we begin to feel a toxic sense of superiority that can last for days, weeks, months, and even years. There’s the … Continue reading

How to Let Go of Negative Thinking

The most positive minds are still going to have negative thoughts every now and then. We are not in complete control of our thoughts, some will pop up from time to time that we don’t invite into our heads. The … Continue reading

Healthy Escapism: The Emotional Intelligence Behind Fantasy and Distraction

One important aspect of emotional intelligence is knowing when to engage with an emotion vs. when to disengage from an emotion. By changing how we respond to our feelings, we can exercise more effective self-regulation and emotional management. While often … Continue reading