Based on books, Creativity, Love and Relationships, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

The ‘Upper Limit Problem’

The upper limit problem is from Gay Hendricks’s book, The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level. It’s all about our tendency to self-sabotage during peak moments in our careers and relationships. Having upper ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Near Enemies of Love and Happiness

The meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg talks of love having both ‘near and far enemies’. It isn’t just love that has such enemies; other states emblematic of a fulfilling life do too.  For most of us, the near enemies are more ...
Based on books, Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

How to keep your Good Life Buckets overflowing (30 things)

Good Life Buckets is a simple framework created by entrepreneur and author Jonathan Fields, and outlined in his interesting book, How to Live A Good Life. The framework “offers a way to look at the life you’re living, quickly and easily ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Self-awareness

A Guide to Closing the Knowing/Doing Gap (No Excuses)

Have you ever horrified yourself with your inability to make basic changes to improve your life? Welcome to the knowing/doing gap. Aka, the gulf between what you tell yourself you’ll do and what you actually do. To be honest, there are already people ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

9 Surprising things Mystic Edgar Cayce taught us about Motivation

Like all the best stuff, Edgar Cayce’s teachings just found their way to me. I didn’t need to go a-searchin’.  I had been sharing with my roommate about how I had become unstuck with my primary project, a program I am developing in creating ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Self-awareness

How we Crack our Addictions to Procrastination, Negative thinking & Critical Self-Talk

For this article’s purposes, your addictions are your psychological, rather than physical poisons. What are yours? Any ideas? What compelling trivia does your mind routinely escape into? Hopefully, your food/drugs/sex and alcohol addictions simply bore you by now. You know what you need to ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Spirituality

7 Practices that Improve your Personal Power in any Situation

Having personal power – the qualities of strength, confidence and competence – isn’t only relevant to you if you have designs on becoming the next Oprah Winfrey. Having personal power is a means to an end for everyone. The end being living the ...
Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

A Guide to Overcoming Limiting Beliefs

Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right – Henry Ford. *** Nothing is impossible – the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’ – Audrey Hepburn. *** Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said. ‘One can’t believe ...