Self Improvement Is a Puzzle: We Need All the Pieces to Fit Together

Self improvement is a lot like a puzzle – it requires that we work on many different pieces in our lives and find a way to get them to all come together harmoniously. Focusing on one area in your life … Continue reading

Sports Psychology: 4 Tools Athletes Use to Achieve Peak Performance

To achieve excellence in any sport or athletic competition, it’s important to focus on your mind just as much as your body. A healthy mind is what drives good practice, preparation, and focus before you enter a game. Ask any … Continue reading

Mnemonics: The Forgotten Art of Memory

There used to be a time when memory was the foundation of an intelligent person. Before books, cellphones, and computers, everything a person learned had to be stored inside their mind. In Ancient Greece, scholars would use elaborate memory techniques … Continue reading

The Mindbus Technique: A Visualization for Defusing Negative Thoughts

The mindbus technique is an exercise often practiced in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The basic idea is to imagine yourself as the driver of a “mindbus” and to imagine your thoughts as passengers riding this bus with you. This … Continue reading

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Role Models

One of the most important exercises I recommend in self improvement is to create a “role models” list and describe what you admire about each person and why. Learning from other people can often be a much bigger resource for … Continue reading