A One Time Lesson in “Growth Mindset” Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

One big concept in psychology right now is the “growth mindset.” The basic idea behind the “growth mindset” is that we have the capacity to change and improve ourselves over time. This is in contrast to a “fixed mindset,” where … Continue reading

“Brain Drain” Exercise: How Stream-of-Consciousness Writing Can Help Over-Thinking

Do you commonly find yourself “over-thinking?” According to a recent poll I did on Twitter, an alarming 68% of people said that they “Often” find themselves over-thinking and 26% said they at least “Sometimes” find themselves over-thinking. Over-thinking can be … Continue reading

Just 5 Minutes of Video Games Helps You Recover From Stress and Fatigue

A big part of having a productive day is knowing when to step back and take a break from what you’re doing. Without taking breaks at work, we can quickly become overwhelmed, stressed, and fatigued – leading to “work burnout” … Continue reading

Play the “Alphabet Game” to Derail Negative Thoughts

When we find ourselves in a cycle of negative thinking, it can often become very difficult to break out of it. “Rumination” is one of the most common symptoms in depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. It’s a focused attention on … Continue reading

Social Transformation: A New Site on Social Anxiety and Relationships

As many of you already know, I now have a new site on relationships and social anxiety at Social Transformation. Currently there are 40+ articles published on our blog, which provides many healthy tips and advice on how to better … Continue reading