Category Archives: self help

Love 2.0

Barbara Frederickson, in her book Love 2.0: How our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything we Feel, Think, Do, and Become presents love as a collection of moments rather than a long and sustained feeling. She calls love a “micro-moment of positivity … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness It’s Friday

I’m happy after completing plenty of work this week. Soon it’ll be 5pm, and I can jump for the door. I’m thankful for moments like this, when I’m happy and satisfied. Thank you. Showing gratitude is very important. You must … Continue reading

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How Meditation and Self-Awareness are Good for You

A key step on this path to warm fuzziness is indeed a kind of austere detachment–a cool appraisal of your own emotions that involves dropping your instinctive labeling of them as “good” or “bad,” and allows you to see them, … Continue reading

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The importance of meaning in life

This uniqueness and singleness which distinguishes each individual and gives a meaning to his existence has a bearing on creative work as much as it does on human love. When the impossibility of replacing a person is realized, it allows … Continue reading

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Writing, Promotions and how it ties into Self-Worth

I read a few striking things today in my spare time. They were interesting in their own right and subject, but they all tied back to a philosophy or way of living that I’ve been reading and thinking a lot … Continue reading

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Procrastinator’s Digest

What follows are my key takeaways from Timothy Pychyl’s The Procrastinator’s Digest: A concise guide to solving the procrastination puzzle. I highly recommend the book, but for your benefit, my personal sparknotes are below: Understanding Procrastination When people are procrastinating, … Continue reading

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Mindset by Carol Dweck: Book Review

Ever feared judgment? Given up on something because you think you’re not cut out for it? On the other hand, have you ever rested on your laurels when to your frustration someone less talented or accomplished passes you by through … Continue reading

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