by Christian Jarrett British Psychology Society edited by O Society May 26, 2019 In the era of social media and rolling news there’s a constant pressure to be in the know, always on hand with an aperçus or two. Today intellectual humility therefore feels more important than ever – having the insight and honesty to hold […]
My favorite author had it going when he wrote his most famous work – going down the drain, that is. You see, back in the late 1940’s, C.S. Lewis was hitting an all time low both personally and professionally. He had just been passed over for two major promotions at Oxford, his best friend just […]
The first quarter is way gone and we are now in second quarter. Hello and welcome to life is a jewel. What are your second quarter goals? Did you crush your first quarter goals? As for me I only managed 10%, life happens lol. For my second quarter I hope and pray all will go […]
“A Prayer to Exercise Christ-Centered Conduct in Business Father, we praise You for the entrepreneurial spirit You set in our hearts. Let all of our achievements honor You. When the lines of ethical and honest decisions start to blur, grant us absolute clarity. Stir in our hearts the courage to build a foundation of our […]
Today’s world is awash in miracle self-help cures for our lack of “resilience” and it has now welled-up in our schools. Mindfulness, neuroplasticity, trauma-informed cognitive behavioural therapy, psychoanalysis, career coaching, and yoga are all being adopted by well-meaning educators. Children and teens who are identified as anxious, hyper-active, overweight or downhearted are far too often […]
This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. I have always struggled with feeding off the emotions of my surroundings. This became even more apparent to me over the last 6 months. It’s amazing how the people you surround yourself with can really affect you. Having a positive mindset is key to a […]
Dance? You shall.
Transgender or transsexual are usually people born with typical male or female but feel as though they’ve been born into the wrong body. The word “transgender” – or trans – is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity is different from the sex assigned to us at birth. Although the word “transgender” and our […]
We all reach a point of saturation in our life. We might be in a relationship, off one, single, separated, divorced, complicated and so on. The list of status has always been unending and complicated. In that saturation point we often find ourselves in the in an abyss wherein we locked ourselves into a room […]
We often seem to have this thought that family means a lot. That just because we share a number of DNA markers that we have to feel a certain way.
It was a lovely farmhouse. The fence was originally built to keep the cows out of her flowerbeds, but the cows are long gone and the tumbling tinker toy fence is covered in an overgrowth of ivy. Once a meticulously maintained yard filled with a variety of hand-picked annuals and perennials, the pots are now […]
More so than ever, I see the work as recognizing that every last thing, every experience doesn’t just happen for “a reason,” but it happens because I need it to happen, and I wrote the script. And it doesn’t just count for the trophy ceremonies, the high fives from bosses, angels singing, cookie dough and […]
I was 7 years old, living in Miami. Maybe 8, but either way, I was living in Miami which means I was somewhere between 3 or 9. My best friend Amanda and I had just received matching bathing suits. I remember KNOWING Amanda was skinny. I KNEW she was thinner than I was. She took […]
I went on a business trip to Tianjin in May. It was for a training project that I have been in charge of. I was kinda excited because this is the first time that I deliver a training project where the deal was also made by me 100%. But only after the trip, I realized […]
I saw a list on Bored Panda that was 28 Before and After pictures of bedrooms of depression sufferers. It kind of gave me pause. I can definitely say I’ve been building a nest. I had a game plan at the beginning of January you see. I wasn’t going to fall into the new years […]