The scenarios from your mind

   Have you ever wondered why we sometimes run some weird negative scenarios through our mind that makes us feel bad or angry? How often does that happen to you?    Today I caught myself running such a scenario with some people walking around me. Out of nowhere my mind made up a situation in... Continue Reading →

Don’t lie to yourself

   Have you ever thought about how often you lie to yourself? Blasphemy, you might say. But is it? Whenever you say that tomorrow you’ll start something you feel a little good because you don’t need to start today, but when tomorrow comes, do you really start that thing? You’ll probably try to find some... Continue Reading →

Challenge Your Fear

   Let’s take this example so commonly used by other people to prove this point. If they use it, it’s probably real so I’m going to use it too because I’m too lazy to think about a new one. Let’s say that you are a very hard worker in your company and you have excellent... Continue Reading →

What gives you joy?

Sometimes life makes us forget that living is not all about running around all day from one point to another trying to solve things. As you surely noticed, some situations has some “joyfulness” potential while others don’t have it. But how many of those joyful moments or situations do you have on a daily basis?... Continue Reading →

Your Emotions are in Your Way

   A severe negative emotion interferes with the way we see our future. It can be so bad that we forget emotions are temporary and in those moments, we strongly believe that we’ll be in that state the rest of our lives. How stupid does that sound? And still, it’s very true.    Having a... Continue Reading →

The Anger Path

   Now let’s get to something spicy:    On a daily basis, what makes me angry and why?    This question can help us identify the main sources that change our mood on a daily basis. Anger is one of our basic emotions so it has a great potential to make our day worse. When... Continue Reading →

How To Change The World

Provided by MyStori from Believing & Learning    Reader, I have a specific question for you. Are you ready to change the world?   Jordan Peterson, a now widely known and respected “intellectual” doesn’t seem to think so. His ideology of the ability to change and even give advice to the world can be simply... Continue Reading →

Your Emotion is Your Energy

   Each action we make involves some energy, but where is all that energy coming from? You surely noticed that we feel more energized when we do certain actions compared with others even though no additional energy came in.    It seems that whenever we like something, we somehow find more energy to invest in... Continue Reading →

Growing Up Is Overrated

Provided by Troy Headrick from Thinker Boy: Blog & Art    A little more than three years ago, I left my teaching job at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and moved back to the United States, the place where I was born.  A clause in the contract I’d signed with AUC, way back when... Continue Reading →

Your strengths can be your path

   How often do you pay attention at your strengths compared to your weaknesses? Whatever your answer is, I’m sure that ratio can be improved. We would like to be flawless and because of it, we tend to focus more on our weaknesses, which is not necessarily a winning strategy.    We’re all good at... Continue Reading →

Your Past vs Your Present

   How much time do you spend thinking about the past? Besides the obvious influence over your past self, how is it still influencing your present? When you think about your past, how do you feel?    The first and most important influence the past has over our present is from an emotional point of... Continue Reading →

A Core Belief in action

- Situation: you planned a meeting with one of your friends and in the last moment that person called to cancel it because something came up; - Internal monologue: “What? I cleared up my schedule so we can meet and this is how she treats me? We barely talk lately and I was really looking... Continue Reading →

My Christmas Gift for YOU

   Today is the Christmas Day so it’s that time of the year to give presents and everything (I don’t know why we need a time of the year for this, but anyway… we probably need something external to make us be nice with each other)! I hope you will have the best holidays of... Continue Reading →

Think

Provided by Anitha KC “The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts”. Marcus Aurelius    Does thinking leads to thoughts or thoughts trigger our thinking? However, we do think! Thinking is essential for us to sustain ourselves. But it is enough to think based on our needs rather than becoming a... Continue Reading →

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