Keep a “Jar of Awesome” for When You Need an Extra Boost of Motivation

Can you name 3 victories you’ve had in your life over the past year? For many of us, it can be difficult to reflect on our past and recall positive memories. This is due to a strong negativity bias in … Continue reading

Positive Delusions: Do We Need Them to Reach Our Full Potential?

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown No matter what you believe about yourself and your capabilities, at least part of it is probably full of crap. Our beliefs are very flexible … Continue reading

The Power of Choosing Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

We are all here on this planet searching for something, evolving, waking up. In a world where we are trying to survive everyday struggles, wouldn’t it be wonderful for us to have more joy in our lives as we learn … Continue reading

Existential Silliness: A Refreshing Perspective on Depression and Life’s Absurdities

Life is too complicated and too confusing for any one mind to fully grasp it. It’s even more complicated and confusing if you suffer from depression, anxiety disorders, or mood disorders – which often make you feel that you have … Continue reading

Why Love Will Always Be an Art (No Matter How Much We Learn Through Science)

Today more than ever before we understand the science behind “love.” While we still have much to learn, we know that love (specifically “romantic love”) is often driven by a range of factors including: physical attractiveness, cultural/personal similarities, socio-economic status, … Continue reading