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

The Power of Seeing Things as They Are (Not How We Want to See Them)

Over the past century, psychology has discovered a lot about how individuals can live happier and more successful lives. A lot of this research is covered in the many articles I write for The Emotion Machine. But what’s just as … Continue reading

5 Attitudes Wired in Happy and Successful Brains

I’ve been studying psychology and self-improvement for many years now. A lot of my research includes getting into the minds of happy and successful people (by asking questions and observing their behavior), and then trying to determine what it is … Continue reading