You don’t realize how resilient you really are until you find yourself in an extreme situation, and you have no choice but to face it with courage. Every day different people go through unexpected experiences. Sometimes, these experiences are extremely painful and traumatic, and they cause a lot of suffering in these people’s lives, as [...]
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In self improvement, I think there is often a myth that you need to “do it all on your own,” and your life circumstances shouldn’t ever depend on other people. While I admire independence and self-reliance, and it’s a huge theme of this blog, I also acknowledge that we are interdependent beings. Our relationships, and [...]
This article covers the “broaden and build theory of positive emotions,” which is an important tenet of positive psychology advanced by Barbara Fredrickson. Learning this concept can give you a better idea on how to use your own emotions to build a more satisfying and flourishing life. The broaden and build theory of positive emotions [...]
Excerpt from existential psychologist Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning.
“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I [...]