How a Sobering Walk Through a Cemetery Can Help Reinvigorate Your Life

Thinking about death is often something that we try to avoid at all costs, but could there be a psychological benefit to it? There’s an emerging concept in psychology known as Terror Management Theory (TMT) that explores how humans respond … Continue reading

Communing With Our Demons: Metaprogramming Automatic Thinking

This is a guest post by Erick Godsey at Metaprogramming, a fantastic site that’s described as “Where Science and and Self-Development Take Psilocybin Together.” Check it out! “Man can know himself only in so far as he can become conscious … Continue reading

You’re Afraid of Negative Thinking – And It Makes You Weak!

One big indicator of mental health is not fearing any single thought you may have. It’s easy to become obsessed with our thoughts – especially what we consider “negative thinking.” We try to wrestle with these negative thoughts inside our … Continue reading

Positive Delusions: Do We Need Them to Reach Our Full Potential?

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown No matter what you believe about yourself and your capabilities, at least part of it is probably full of crap. Our beliefs are very flexible … Continue reading

The Pragmatic Thinker: Keeping Our Beliefs Grounded in What Matters

We all have a philosophy about life whether we realize it or not. Your philosophy represents the beliefs you have about how the world works, as well as the values you strive to achieve and uphold. But philosophy isn’t just … Continue reading