Turn Setbacks into Setups
January 7, 2019
On the experiential spectrum of our lives, we have comfort zones at one end, and life experiences on the other. Comfort zones are hard to step out of—not just because they’re comfy, but because the desire to stick to our comfort zone seems hard-wired in our biology as we age.read more
January 5, 2019
With bigger goals and projects, especially, it’s easy to be fixated on the end result, imagining how great that final success will feel while overlooking all the positivity around us. But it’s important for us to recognize that even small “mini-wins” can considerably boost our motivation and perspectives.read more
January 1, 2019
If you were serious about running marathon, would you start your training months in advance?
OR wake up the day of the event, put on your shoes, and casually show up to the starting line?
December 28, 2018
Motivational speakers will tell us we need to challenge the status quo, step out of the box, and leave our comfort zones. While this is theoretically true, doing it in highly established social environments (like at work) can be perceived by others as interfering, annoying, and undesired.read more
December 23, 2018
Think about it: the world caters to people in the “mediocre” spectrum. Technological advances have made us more physically comfortable than ever, and it’s so easy to simply remain within the boundaries of our comfort zone.read more
December 17, 2018
Holiday Appreciation: It’s ironic that holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas are supposed to be times where we stop to appreciate all we have...only for us to later go out on crazy, aggressive shopping sprees.
December 11, 2018
Think fast: Who’s your ideal romantic partner? On the fly, you probably immediately come up with a vague laundry list of details: smart, attractive, kind.
December 7, 2018
Ah, the end of another year. Now’s the moment when we get to sweep this year under the rug and welcome the new year with open arms.read more