Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Purpose of Loneliness

You can be lonely whether or not you have a partner, relatives, or many friends. When you have a need and desire to be interpersonally connected and recognize that it’s missing, you may become wrapped in the emotion of loneliness. Emotions, by de...

The Real Genius of Genius isn’t the Genius

Genius doesn’t usually interest or impress me. My work in performance psychology has frequently exposed me to child prodigies and assorted other geniuses in academia, sports, and the performing arts, so perhaps I have become inured to the experie...

Is Emotional Openness the Key to Healthy Relationships?

Is Emotional Openness the Key to Healthy Relationships? Have you ever been at a social event, whether a hosted dinner, picnic, party, what-have-you, and you meet someone who is obviously intelligent, well educated, and successful? You fully expect an ...

Mind-Body Connections for Increasing Creative Confidence and Flow

When was the last time you felt self-assured and excited about a current project or idea and were able to immerse yourself in the process with your full attention? “Flow” is often defined as the mental state of being completely present an...

How to Handle Passive Aggressive People

Passive aggression is a form of anger, except the anger is expressed with a smile instead of the typical expressions. Passive aggressive people are experts...

Regrets? Why Worrying Shouldn’t Be One of Them

Regrets? Why Worrying Shouldn’t Be One of Them   Recently, I came across this wonderful article from Business Insider. The article summarizes the regrets that people have when they look back on their lives. Many of the regrets were so...

You’re Not That Important!: Letting Go of Self-Consciousness

Is it just me or are people more self-conscious than ever before? Thanks in no small part to the Internet, it does seem like everyone, at least celebrities such actors, pop singers, and professional athletes, seems to be “under the microscope&rdq...
Social Crisis

Mind-Body-Connections for Resiliency During Social Crisis

Famous psychiatrist and holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl states, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms— to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own ...

It’s Not You… It’s Them

Protecting yourself against people who drain you isn’t easy. You know who I’m talking about, right? They can be fun at times, but when you get home after hanging out with them, you’re tired - exhausted even. Sometimes you feel bad abo...

Social Media’s Impact on Our Health

Social networking sites (SNS) were created following development of the arpanet to later become known as the internet. Initially, an SNS was defined as a virtual community that offered its members the ability to network and share media content. Unlike ...

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