Over millions of years of evolution, it was more important for our ancestors to react to threats than to opportunities. This led to a negativity bias that we still have to overcome today. One of the ways to do this is through taking in the good.
I don’t mean to be depressing, but you will never find “balance” between your work and your personal life. Here’s why that may not be such a bad thing.
Not too long after my first book was published, my editor made an off-hand remark over a dinner one night that my first book proposal hadn’t been well written. So how did I improve?
Our lives become filled, even controlled, by the things we think we need to do. We think we can’t live without these things, but actually, we can. We can opt out.
I’ve been studying the problem of email overload and compulsive email checking for a couple of years now. The problem is massive, but totally solvable. Fortunately, over the years I’ve devised a way to organize email that works. Here’s how to do it.
30 years ago (oh my, writing that made me gasp), I applied to the MFA program at USC film school, where I had just finished my BA in film studies and production. I was rejected. Here’s why it was so important.
It’s easy for people to feel less than great about themselves. Here are 21 ways to feel good about yourself from bestselling author Dr. Rick Hanson.
I talked about the Year-End Reflection as a way to look back on your year, realize your accomplishments, solidify your learning. Here’s how to apply those same practices on a monthly basis.