So Close, Yet So Far

While technology has made us more connected and easier to contact one another through the use of telephones and the Internet, ironically, we may also be conversing lesser with one another.

Feb 20

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Between The Lines

We may not feel it ourselves, but what we think often influences how we say it. The content might be perfectly normal, but it could come off as a totally different meaning compared to what was intended.

Feb 8

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Assumptions: Our Own Worst Enemy

Overthinking can be a heavy burden for many of us to bear. Without asking the person in question what he or she might be thinking, we form our own views on the matter and often these are biased and untrue. In this article, we explore some reasons ...

Jan 27

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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The Controversy of Being On Time

Everyone is well-aware that being punctual to meetings is something that should be adhered to, but what if things weren't so straightforward? In this article, we explore some reasons why being punctual may not be as good as it seems.

Jan 23

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Tempering the Mind

You always hear the phrase "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger" being thrown around, but what does it actually refer to? In this article, we explore the meaning of resilience and the steps we could take to become more resilient.

Jan 18

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Waiting Constructively

We've all had moments where we wait expectantly for some important news to arrive, but sometimes it never does. When all we can do is sit and wait, we tend to look at the world around us, and this could birth some potential problems. In this ...

Jan 16

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Extended Adolescence: When 25 Is the New 18

It is a common grumble that teens try to grow up too fast – no more! New research suggests that teenagers are less likely to engage in adult activities such as having sex and drinking alcohol, and the explanations for this phenomenon are ...

Oct 31

Categories: Adult psychological development, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, ...

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6 Pieces of Bad Advice We Give Kids

Do this instead, and they'll be happier and more successful.

Jul 28

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Parenting

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6 Ways to Stay Grounded in Times of Overwhelm

Here are six strategies that can help you find moments of peace and centredness when you find yourself overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle that life may brings.

May 20

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Boredom proneness is largely about what you do

Findings have shown that boredom is largely attributed to the choices of activities that we engage in.

May 17

Categories: Emptiness, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Self help groups

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The Best Way To Stay Motivated From Start To Finish

Feel the need to stay motivated? It turns out that there is more than one type of motivation you need to reach your goals depending on where you are on the journey!

Apr 6

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Laugh and Live Longer

A vast new study finds that a sense of humor lowers mortality rates, especially for women. Women with a strong sense of humor were found to live longer in spite of illness, especially cardiovascular disease and infection. Mirthful men seem to be ...

Oct 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

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What Should You Choose: Time or Money?

Given the choice between more time or more money, which would you pick? For a beach vacation, you might pay more for a direct flight to gain a couple of extra hours getting sand between your toes. On the other hand, you might take a better-paying ...

Sep 20

Categories: Happiness, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Loneliness can be depressing, but it helps us survive

Loneliness not only feels nasty, it can also make you depressed, shatter your sleep, even kill you. Yet scientists think loneliness evolved because it was good for us. It still is - sometimes.

Sep 8

Categories: Depression, Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

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Older people are Happier Year after year

Conventional notions have described aging as an ongoing process of physical and cognitive decline, with mental health mirroring the downward trend. However, a new study by researchers at the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine ...

Aug 30

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Happiness, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

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