Mind Reprogramming: Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Thoughts

“The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.” William James When I first started getting interested in self-improvement (over half a decade ago), I quickly found that I had more … Continue reading

Social Anxiety and the Amygdala

A lot of our social anxiety is affected by an area in the brain called the amygdala. Research shows that the amygdala plays a big role in our emotional reactivity, especially our “fight-or-flight” response when the brain senses danger. Studies … Continue reading

Healthy Self-Esteem: An Alternative to Self-Pity vs. Narcissism

Many people live their lives with very low self-esteem. They think that they are inadequate in achieving their own dreams, goals, and values; thus, they find themselves in a constant state of self-pity, disappointment, or even self-hate. The problem with … Continue reading