Sketching, Sculpting and Seriously Bad Singing: Why Self-Expression Through Art is Good for Your Mental Health

Sketching, Sculpting and Seriously Bad Singing: Why Self-Expression Through Art is Good for Your Mental Health

How do you express yourself? Perhaps you sing in the shower, prance around in your pyjamas or even shimmy down the staircase. Whatever it is, self-expression encourages you to reveal your weird, whacky and wonderful self to others. It’s completely endearing and one of the greatest forms of self-love.

The Paradox of Proficient Striving

The Paradox of Proficient Striving

This is the paradox of proficient striving: those who put their whole heart and soul into realizing a vision, a passion or a project —while actually enjoying the process—can do so because they are unattached from the outcome. They view life as play, and the pursuit of passion as an end in itself.

MVP Morning Routine: How to Wire Yourself to be in a Consistently Good Mood

MVP Morning Routine: How to Wire Yourself to be in a Consistently Good Mood

Why aren't people naturally happy? Being a modern human is a balancing act. We are constantly shuffling between responsibilities, and I'll admit I wouldn't mind an assistant for my own life. Sometimes life is just loud; sometimes it's just a lot to deal with. But there's also the misconception that humans are wired for happiness. [...]

Affirming your choice to live in this remarkably hilarious and random world

                                           "Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?" - Albert Camus I often laugh as I sip my morning coffee. To the extent that I'm able to remember this quote, that is. [...]