When we look back on our lives, we often aren’t watching a perfect recording of what has happened to us. Instead, our brains are creating a story. Certain memories immediately stand out to us more than others, then our brains find meaning in those memories and transform them into a coherent narrative of events. Our […]
Posts Tagged ‘Introspection’
We’re complex beings. Often times there isn’t one singular self that makes us who we are, but many multiple selves that are tugging away simultaneously. Whichever “self” wins the tug of war is the one that gets to choose how we respond to any given situation. Sometimes our “positive self” wins. Sometimes our “negative self” […]
The importance of creating your own personal philosophy, and not just identifying yourself with one school of thought.
In today’s world, we are constantly being exposed to new information in the media, news, articles, blogs, books, TV, movies, or conversations we have with others. In many ways, this abundance of information allows us to reach a new level of education that wasn’t before possible. However, it can also lead to a lot of […]
Our lives are always changing in both small and large ways. Sometimes these changes can be very sudden and abrupt. They hit us hard and unexpectedly, and we’re forced to take a step back and reevaluate just what has happened. These big life events can seem dramatic and hard-to-swallow at first, which is why it’s […]