Selfish: Common Misconceptions Explained with Real Life Examples

Understanding the concept of selfishness, and how it is misunderstood, will help us correctly define the world around us and can help us defend ourselves when we are being wrongfully guilted into doing something we do not want to do. Example 1: Consider a driver who decides to holds everyone else up to let someone … Continue reading Selfish: Common Misconceptions Explained with Real Life Examples

Foundations_Episode 1: Repetition

Rinse. Wash. Repeat. When trying to make a long lasting change, repetition is key. We are habit forming creatures and we naturally gravitate towards what is recognizable, what is comfortable and what feels safe. Even the worst habits can feel safe when we have grown familiar with them. We are trying to undo years of … Continue reading Foundations_Episode 1: Repetition

Foundations: Introduction

We have an idea. We feel super stoked and we go for gold. It feels good to dive right in. Sometimes we need to slow ourselves down and build some foundational level skills. These skills will help us while we work towards our goals. Wanting to improve oneself is not without its hurdles. When we … Continue reading Foundations: Introduction

Pilot: Extremes

Stop pressurin’ meJust stop pressurin’ meStop pressurin’ meMake me wanna scream Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson – Scream Series discussing extremes in our environment and how they impact our health and well being. All around me I see extremes. In many different forms. Extreme dieting, fads, binaries, etc. etc. etc. Extremes in choices needed to be … Continue reading Pilot: Extremes

TV & Movies, Episode 1: What We Can Learn from the Friends Episode “Secrets”

The fourth episode of season 7 of the show Friends includes a bit where Chandler, Monica and Ross share each others secrets. Laughter and embarrassment ensues. At the end of the episode the trio decide they do not need to tell each other everything. Ross mentions he is going to hang out with people who … Continue reading TV & Movies, Episode 1: What We Can Learn from the Friends Episode “Secrets”

False: Unconditional Love Makes You Weak

Yet another misguided “inspiration quote.” This was shared by one of my facebook friends. It is inaccurate and projects an ideology that is counterintuitive to self-love and growth. Let’s dive right in. Unconditional love for someone does not make you weak, it does not make you weaker. Unless you are in some kind of extreme … Continue reading False: Unconditional Love Makes You Weak

Why I Love Doing Things Alone and Why You Should Try It Too

“Just one?” The stigma around eating out or doing things alone is outdated. Most likely made up by insecure people who are uncomfortable being alone with themselves. This ridiculous stigma creates unnecessary restrictions and keeps us from living our best lives. Everyone should try to do things alone. You want to see that new movie … Continue reading Why I Love Doing Things Alone and Why You Should Try It Too