Positive thinking is not about lying to yourself that a bad situation is good. It’s about searching for what is or could be good about a situation that is already happening and focusing on what is useful to you rather than how it differs from your ideal.
“Today I feel a million miles distant from the frustration and anxiety of that young child, that adolescent, that young woman who was always guessing at meaning. I cannot describe the joy and excitement of being able to really communicate with family, friends, and colleagues, of being able to respond to what they are […]
Do you ever wonder if this is all there is? Do you question the point of what you are working on or learning? Do you feel unfulfilled and unsuccessful despite a rather long list of blessings and accomplishments? Or on the opposite end, do you feel you’ve been dealt an unfair hand and are thus […]
“We know the brain is like a muscle. If you train it the right way, you can increase its capacity.” Sophia Vinagradov, Neuroscientist (4) The Foundation of Self-Development: Can I Change? This is the second in a series of posts outlining the research regarding our ability to dramatically improve many aspects of our nature – physical, […]
“The most interesting thing about an acorn is that it contains a whole oak. But the most interesting thing about a human – well, we’re not exactly sure. We do not know the full measure of what we might contain.” Steven Kolter, Founder of the Flow Genome Project (1) The Foundation of Self-Development: Can I Change? The […]