In Defense of Your Comfort Zone: Observing Your Sensitivity Threshold

In self improvement literature, there is a lot of talk about “going outside of your comfort zone.” Your “comfort zone” is typically seen as playing it safe. It’s when you choose comfort, familiarity, and security rather than novelty, risk-taking, and … Continue reading

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

Organized Home, Organized Mind: Why a Tidying Marathon Can Change Your Life

We like to believe that our minds can be completely independent from our environment. We say to ourselves things like, “It doesn’t matter how chaotic my outside circumstances are, as long as I remain calm and relaxed from the inside.” … Continue reading

Cognitive Bias Modification: Train Your Mind to See The Positive

Is your mind biased to see the positive or the negative in your environment? A new form of self-therapy called cognitive bias modification attempts to train your mind to see the positive through a fun and interesting new technique. In … Continue reading