Perfection equals Paralysis

   In the search of creating a post, I stumbled across this video that reminded me something I often forget: perfection is a self-imposed standard impossible to achieve. But we all want to achieve it in whatever we do.    It’s healthy to strive for perfection, but it’s not healthy to expect to achieve it.... Continue Reading →

Your Feelings Are Overrated.

We are often told to act in alignment to what we feel. How we feel. For whom we feel. This notion of acting in alignment with our feelings can be a dangerous mindset. In fact, allow me to tell you that your feelings are completley overrated. They are unimportant. Look, there are only 2 reasons... 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 →

“Pointless” Overthinking

Provided by K.A.L.T from Kalt In Thought    I’m sure that many of us are guilty of overthinking.    We assess our every action and regret any action that brings about a not so favorable consequence. However, doing so is nothing more than pointless overthinking. Why is it pointless?    It is because no matter... Continue Reading →

A Porsche With Brakes

Being intelligently unstoppable Not to be able to stop thinking is an affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everybody is suffering from it. — Eckhart Tolle (The thing in the image couldn't be a Porsche, sorry 'bout that!) 1st law of motion? Does anyone recall that law? I apologize to you for bringing Physics here. But... Continue Reading →

Can Overthinking be an asset?

   Overthinking means thinking too much, right? But when it’s a problem and when it’s an asset (yes, thinking can be an asset)?    “Analysis paralysis or paralysis by analysis is the state of over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome.” - Wikipedia    Based on the... Continue Reading →

Does Cognitive Dissonance hurt?

   “In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who simultaneously holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values. This discomfort is triggered by a situation in which a belief of a person clashes with new evidence perceived by that person. When confronted with facts that contradict personal beliefs, ideals, and values,... Continue Reading →

We cannot stop thinking

   Apparently we cannot stop thinking. Something goes through our mind all the time. A stupid joke, a song we heard on the bus, the color of your boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife/bus driver/ underwear. We’re always thinking about something even if we like it or not. What about the moments the negative creepy thoughts crawl their way in?... Continue Reading →

The “Friends” Debate

   Anyone can name their friends, right? But how do you differentiate between friends and acquaintances? The amount of time you spend talking with them? The things you say to them? What kind of things you say to a friend? If you think a certain person is your friend, does that person think the same?... Continue Reading →

Mindful Introspection

   I often find myself full with strong feelings like anxiety or anger and even the most insignificant things can trigger an inappropriate response full of rage from my behalf. As I pointed in an older post, to get in control of my emotions I have to get in control of my thoughts. The process... Continue Reading →

The “Who are You? Question

   Thinking about society, individuality and uniqueness, this question popped up. “Who are You”, I’ve asked myself. No, I don’t have amnesia so I do know my name, my status, my profession and so on. But what if I had amnesia? What if I remembered nothing about myself, about my past and about the people... Continue Reading →

Overview about Emotions

   As humans, we deal with countless emotions daily and some of them can change our mood and that affects our thoughts and our behavior. To better understand why this is happening and how to control our emotions, we need to understand what triggers them.    Are we in complete control over our emotions? Not... Continue Reading →

A quick look at Reality

   Do we live in the same reality? No, this is not some conspiracy theory, neither some Sci-Fi perspective. Let’s just think about this for a minute or two… what it is real for me, it is real for everyone? How do we define what’s real and what’s not? If I see, say, think and... Continue Reading →

Pointless Words

   Words… these marvelous things that provides us the way to communicate with eachother. But I’m often thinking… how real are they? Imagine talking with someone about some interesting shit… you may or may not be on the same page with that person, but how can you be sure you really understand what that person... Continue Reading →

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