Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

Fearless Confrontation

We share the world with billions of people. Whether it’s at work, in public, or even at home, you are going to run into other human beings and not everyone is going to agree with you. Some people may even become hostile toward you simply because your thoughts and ideas contradict theirs.

3 Ways to Achieve Genuine Connection with People Who Matter to You

How can you tell if you have a genuine connection with the people who matter in your life? It’s difficult to explain because it’s not quantifiable. But most people will agree that having a true connection with people you value makes a huge difference in the happiness and contentment you feel in the long term.

How to Find What Matters Most to You & Focus on Them

This far down the road, you’ve probably thought about what matters most to you. You have acquired the requisite gadgets, car, and house, even have a family. But there’s a dissatisfaction that eats at you.   One reason for this is because you don’t really know what your priorities are. So you’re stuck in a job […]

Do you want to be authentic to yourself? Why cultural awareness matters

Have you ever choked? Not in the usual, expectation and subsequent failed execution sort of way. And not in the way that something, perhaps, got physically stuck in your windpipe. I’m talking about when you’ve been in a position where you’ve had to literally swallow an instinct in order to fit the flavor of the […]

What Can Your Dreams Tell You?

The places we journey in our minds at night can tell us a lot about ourselves, our aspirations, our fears and so much more. Dreaming alone can teach us a lot when we’re awake. They make us face the realities of our own impermanence, the benefits of having an open mind and the importance of […]

New Year’s Resolutions That Help The Environment

The start of a new year (and a new decade!) is a convenient time to reevaluate how you treat yourself and the world around you. Are you living a life that helps reduce your impact on the earth and climate change? If not, then start 2020 with a few simple changes to your lifestyle that […]

How to Have a Sustainable Holiday Season

The holidays are a joyful time of year. We all have different traditions and ways we celebrate. Unfortunately, some of these habits are creating unnecessary waste. Stanford University reports that 25% more trash is thrown away during the holiday season the spans from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.  This waste includes everything from uneaten food […]

5 Holistic Trends for Improved Mental Health

Mental health is a concern for many people. Adults, teens and kids can all suffer from mental health issues. Thankfully, there are holistic treatments that can help ease the effects of depression and anxiety. Holistic therapies can treat the mind and body, relieving some of the stress caused by these illnesses. Find out why things […]

Printable Gratitude Cards for Any Occasion

Gratitude is defined as “the quality of being thankful”. Spreading and sharing gratitude is one of the best ways to boost your own and someone else’s mood! In fact, gratitude has been proven to improve physical and psychological health — leading you to feel your best.  There are a handful of ways to working gratitude into […]

How To Spot Healthy From Unhealthy Pride

There’s no question that certain behaviors are encouraged because they support mental and physical health. Like gratitude and compassion. But what about pride? Pride straddles the line between vice and virtue, healthy and unhealthy, and it’s a complicated and often contested attribute. Dictionaries themselves are no better, giving both positive and negative meanings to the […]