5 Smart and Healthy Ways to Increase Your “Off Screen” Time

Laptops, cellphones, television, video games, movies, iPads, and tablets. Nowadays there is no end to the amount of visual distractions we face on a daily basis. While all of these technologies can greatly augment our lives, there is still a … Continue reading

The 10 Best Self Improvement Articles of 2015

Here we are – another year of self improvement has passed! How did it go for you? This is always a great time of the year to step back and reflect a bit. Take a moment to ask yourself, “What … Continue reading

7 Classic “Self Help” Books That You Can Read in Just One Sitting

Are you searching for a quick boost in motivation and inspiration but can’t seem to find it? Don’t worry, I’ve been there many times. As the great Zig Ziglar once said, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither … Continue reading

Mindful Photography: What It Teaches Us About Appreciating Our Surroundings

Can photography teach us how to be more mindful and appreciative of our daily surroundings? According to psychologists, “mindful photography” can be a healthy exercise to practice every now and then. The simple goal is to carry a camera (or … Continue reading

Reframing Your Dark Side: Embracing Your Shadow Is Key to Genuine Mental Health

One of the major themes of this site is that “all emotions serve a valuable function in our lives.” This includes not just the positive, “feel good” aspects of our mind but also the negative, “feel bad” aspects of our … Continue reading