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

How Culture Influences Our Minds in Profound Ways We Don’t Even Realize

Culture plays a big role in how we see the world, how we think about it, and how we act in it. A person born into one culture can end up with a very different type of mindset than a … Continue reading

3 Paths Revolutionary Thinkers Take Before They Arrive at Insights

Whether it’s a ground-breaking scientific discovery or a glimpse into our own personal beliefs and habits, what leads people to moments of insight? This is one of the key questions psychologist Gary Klein asks himself in his new book Seeing … Continue reading

Free Won’t: Why You Shouldn’t Take Any Single Thought Too Seriously

You can’t take any single thought you have too seriously. Why? Because your mind is a lot like a “mental playground,” constantly generating and experimenting with new solutions and new ideas. Therefore, no single thought can possibly define you. So … Continue reading

How to Literally Burn Away Your Negative Beliefs

Our minds are a lot like disobedient children. We tell them to do something directly and they don’t listen. We say to ourselves “stop thinking negative thoughts” and your mind goes “you mean stop thinking these negative thoughts?” This is … Continue reading