Understanding This One Principle Will Make You a Happier Person.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Srinivas Rao Photo by Robert Collins on Unsplash Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule, and learn to distinguish between what you can and can’t control, that inner tranquility and […]

How Our Use of Social Media Fuels Envy, Comparison, Anxiety, and Depression.

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Source: https://medium.com/ By: Srinivas Rao Photo by David Calderón on Unsplash Through social media we have a continual window into the lives of friends, pseudo-friends, and celebrities. And what we see is not some unvarnished peek into their world but a highly idealized image that they present. We see only the most exciting images from their vacations, the […]

Twelve Life Lessons

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A dozen things I learned over the past year. Source:https://medium.com/ By:Nina Gheihman Photo:Sunset over Jaipur, India. January 2018. © Nina Gheihman Exactly a year ago, I left my comfortable existence in Cambridge, Massachusetts to embark on a year-long travel adventure for my dissertation research. My first stop was Paris, then Tel Aviv, and finally Los […]

I Finally Understand This Whole Gratitude Thing

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https://psiloveyou.xyz/ By : Talia Cirangle And I think we all deserve to feel #blessed “Be grateful for what you have.” Such a simple concept. Yet I’ve always understood it at such an abstract level. Until now. In the past six months, I’ve moved, started a new job and overall have changed my lifestyle quite a […]

Not Everyone Deserves Your Love

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Kris Gage You can only give so much. I go back and forth on this — compassion vs. love, and who is deserving of what. There’s a big difference in level of investment, and where we should draw that line. Deserving of wellbeing And deserving to be unharmed. Every living thing — not just every person, but every […]

What made Tesla a genius? Lessons learned from Nikola Tesla

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Catalin Matei I have about 400 books on my waiting list. If you’re in a similar situation, you understand how hard it is to actually decide what to read next when the opportunity cost is so high, because there are other very good options. Nevertheless, a couple of days ago I decided to read […]

Why we procrastinate and how to fix our patterns

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Hannah Kowalczyk-Harper Procrastination: we’re all guilty of it. Sometimes you spend more time coming up with excuses to postpone a task than it would take to actually complete it. Why is procrastination so prevalent? Unfortunately, there are several reasons we delay our tasks. But, believe it or not, it doesn’t have to be that […]