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 ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Recommended products, Self-awareness

10 Ways I Benefited from Doing the Landmark Forum

I don’t recall the exact moment when my 29 year-old self booked onto education and personal transformation program, the Landmark Forum. I do remember that there was nothing specifically wrong with my life. My largest problem was me. I had ...
Based on books, Love and Relationships, Self-awareness

‘The Best Thing you can Possibly do with your Life is Tackle the Motherfucking Shit out of Love’ and Other Life Advice from Sugar (a.k.a Author Cheryl Strayed)

In terms of life advice, the Dear Sugar section of Rumpus.com, a column once written anonymously by author Cheryl Strayed, was tough to beat. I say ‘was’ because sadly, the column doesn’t exist anymore (it stopped in 2012). But luckily, its wisdom ...
Based on books, Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

How to Sustain Intimacy in LTRs – a Neuroscience Perspective

This article about intimacy is based on information from a Webinar delivered by Mona Fishbane, PhD, as part of Sound True’s Neuroscience Training Summit. She offers a realistic, and ultimately hopeful account of how to develop, repair and nurture intimacy in ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

4 Hard-Hitting Truths about Infatuation that Everyone Needs to Understand

We’ve all at some time been held in the grips of infatuation, and/or of feeling very impressed with somebody. And infatuation is – by definition – an intense and short-lived experience. Nobody stays infatuated. Which is not to say that infatuation ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness

5 Things to Bear in Mind when Choosing a Life Partner (from Someone who Knows)

Choosing a life partner has a lot in common with buying a house. Both are high stake, difficult-to-reverse decisions. Things get a lot more straightforward when you are clear on what you value. And whatever you end up with, there ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness

Overcoming Insecurity using Self-Discovery

Feeling insecure is a reasonable response to an conclusion we made early on: that we aren’t inherently lovable or acceptable, but that we need to be a certain way before those things are granted. But seeking to overcome insecurity through ...