How to Create Your Own Placebo Pills

The more we study the mind, the more we find just how mysterious it can be sometimes. The placebo effect is one great example of this. It’s a popular concept in psychology that describes how individuals can receive physical and … 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

Mind Garden Meditation: How to Connect More With Your Subconscious Feelings

The “Mind Garden” meditation is a mental exercise you can do to build a stronger connection with your subconscious mind. The basic idea is to imagine a garden inside your mind, and then revisit this garden on a weekly basis … Continue reading

The Power of Small Rituals in Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

A ritual is any meaningful or symbolic behavior that we believe helps us face a situation or overcome an obstacle. Our daily lives are filled with small rituals that we believe benefit our lives, such as putting on your “lucky … Continue reading

The Science of Self-Affirmations

Self-affirmations are a popular tool in self improvement. The basic idea is that we can adopt healthy, positive, and productive beliefs if we recite a belief enough times to ourselves. For example, if we repeat a thought like “I’m a … Continue reading