Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness

The Three Centers of Intelligence Theory (and How to Figure out your Repressed Center)

The three centers of intelligence theory probably isn’t something you want to discuss in public, at least for now. Western psychology has elevated mental (or thinking) intelligence to a point that in our minds, none other exists. And to acknowledge otherwise ...
Based on books, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness

How to Go Deeper with your Thinking (the Rules of Deep Work according to Cal Newport)

Eternally fighting a losing battle with continuous partial attention at work? Find yourself ‘just checking email’ whenever you’re waiting at traffic lights for longer than a few seconds? It seems like every week, someone is warning us about the ‘myth of ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Recommended Books, Self-awareness

How to Tread the Lonely-but-Rewarding Path of Essentialism

Essentialism might get you a bit of social exclusion. You probably aren’t going to win any new friends, or endear yourselves to the ones you already have, by following the principles (at least initially). Especially if you have been living ...
Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness

How to Stop being Excessively Positive by using Negative Reframing

We can kid ourselves otherwise, but there is a dark side to over-optimism. One that once noticed, can no longer go unnoticed. These dark sides may look different to those experienced by the more pessimistically inclined. But they’re equivalent. Optimism – ...
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 ...
Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Does Pursuing our Desires really make us Happier? – 6 Better Ways to Follow your Bliss

Attachment to desire equals the root of all of mankind’s suffering, according to Buddhist teachings. But have you ever tried eliminating your desires? Probably not going to happen! And repressing desire isn’t the solution, either. Because we are all creatures of desire, ...