New Years is typically the time for new goals and resolutions. But there is something far more important you should focus on.
«I’ve always refrained from shitting on New Year’s resolutions because I do believe there is something psychologically significant about year changes. We divide our lives into years, conceptualize our identities in years, so it makes sense that a turning of the year will coincide with some introspection and realignment of one’s values»
Most of us struggle throughout our lives by giving too many fucks in situations where fucks do not deserve to be given.
Things are rarely as bad—or as good—as you think they are. The goal is not to get too attached to lopsided thinking in one direction or the other.
«good things, while good, rarely affect permanent change in one’s self or in the world, and similarly, bad things, while bad, rarely doom us to a life of misery or failure.»
Trying too hard to get what you want in life—like love, respect, and happiness—often has the opposite effect: you end up lonely, dejected, and miserable. Here's why.
«give back less the more you do them, the more you try, or the more you have. All operate on a diminishing returns curve.»
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Resilience is the ability to positively adapt to negative events in your life. It doesn't mean feeling good all the time—it means you're okay with feeling bad sometimes.
Look, I know what you want to hear. I know you want to hear that everything is going to be alright—no, better than alright, that it's going to be fucking amazeballs. I know you want to hear that the…
Chock-full of goofy and irreverent metaphors, this post from self-help author Mark Manson is a fun read. Don't let the irreverent tone fool you - Manson has sharp insights into what self-esteem is, why it has such a hold on the popular imagination, and why that hold is perhaps misplaced. His casual style, and adult language might not appeal to everyone, but it's certainly not boring. He helpfully includes footnotes to deeper reads if you're interested in a more in-depth approach and provides essential tips for cultivating a healthy sense of self-appreciation.
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Eight reasons why you can’t trust yourself, as demonstrated by psychology.
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Over 600 people, age 40 and older, weigh in on what they wish they knew when they were 30. A few of them might surprise you.
Crowdsourced relationship advice from over 1,500 people who have been living "happily ever after." Learn how they make it work.
Logical fallacies are incredibly common in our everyday lives. Here are some of the worst ones we all fall prey to.
Many equate self-discipline with living a good, moral life, which ends up creating a lot of shame when we fail. There's a better way to build lasting, solid self-discipline in your life.
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