Positive thinking seems like a scam to many people. It wouldn’t be surprising for someone outside of personal development who hears me bring it up to think it’s just a gimmick since they have no evidence to go off of. So let me make my case. Research by Barbara Fredrickson, a positive psychology researcher at… Continue reading How Positive Thinking Can Improve Your Performance at Work, Health, and Beyond
From Fiction to Reality: How Romance Films Are Misleading You About Love and Success
Serendipity is one of my all-time favorite romance films. The story, acting, directing, and pace is great. Everything that the crappy Netflix Original romance films or latest Christmance rom-com get wrong, this film gets right. I first discovered Serendipity when I was a little kid flipping through channels on TV. I sat through a bunch… Continue reading From Fiction to Reality: How Romance Films Are Misleading You About Love and Success
What the Pandemic Taught Us About Productivity and Mental Health
The pandemic quarantine was a challenging time for many of us, but it has also provided valuable lessons about mental health, productivity, and making excuses for lack of time. I knew someone who said he would always write a book. During the pandemic, he ended up having a lot more free time since he got… Continue reading What the Pandemic Taught Us About Productivity and Mental Health
Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?
I found myself on a sales call recently where the salesman was asking me what my dreams and goals were. He caught me saying what goals were realistic and unrealistic and said I shouldn’t hold myself back. I should dream as high as possible. Because it is possible. I can achieve it. While this seems… Continue reading Is Dreaming Big Really A Healthy Way of Thinking?
What are the Five Love Languages? How People Express & Receive Love.
One mental model that has improved my ability to communicate well and understand people is love languages. If you’re looking to increase your social intelligence and skills, read on. The five love languages are different ways that people show and receive love according to the book The Five Love Languages. They are: Words of Affirmation:… Continue reading What are the Five Love Languages? How People Express & Receive Love.
Everyone’s An Investor
Everyone is an investor. People think of an investor as a niche group of people who invest in businesses and make a lot of money from them. However, we all are investors because we get to choose where we spend our time and money for the biggest impact. It’s just that the average person isn’t… Continue reading Everyone’s An Investor
I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method
I’ve done thorough “year in review”s before on my blog. This year, I want to try Tim Ferriss’s new, simplified past year review method. He put out an article saying that new year resolutions aren’t that useful and proposed his method for reviewing a recent year, which he claims is more valuable. Basically, you look… Continue reading I Tried Tim Ferriss’s Past Year Review Method
No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.
Over the last few years, people have been telling you to delete all social media because it is ruining your life, keeping you up at night with addiction, distracting you, or making you miserable with comparison. Mark Manson, the popular author of The subtle art of not giving a f*rk, wrote a whole book as… Continue reading No, You Shouldn’t Delete Social Media. Here’s Why.
10 Bad Habits That Millionaires Avoid
Here are ten bad habits that millionaires avoid: Procrastination: Millionaires understand that time is a valuable asset and they avoid wasting it by procrastinating on important tasks and projects. Instead, they prioritize their time and work efficiently to achieve their goals. Overspending: Millionaires are careful with their money and avoid overspending on unnecessary expenses. They… Continue reading 10 Bad Habits That Millionaires Avoid
The Secret to Forming Habits is Simple and It Isn’t Fancy
Building good habits is an essential part of living a healthy, happy, and productive life. Whether it’s exercising regularly, eating a balanced diet, or getting enough sleep, establishing healthy habits can help us improve our physical and mental well-being. But, as many of us know, building good habits isn’t always easy. It requires discipline, motivation,… Continue reading The Secret to Forming Habits is Simple and It Isn’t Fancy