“The mind has a mind of its own.”
As humans we have this peculiar and pesky tendency to be swept away by a stream of thoughts. Usually, they are hidden below our conscious awareness. Maybe you find yourself thinking thoughts that don’t concord with the situation you’re in — questions like, why on God’s green earth am I laughing at a funeral? or,…Keep reading
“I want to stop feeling pain in my leg whilst continuing to beat it with a bat.” – People seeking stress-reduction techniques for their pathologically busy lifestyles. The infrastructure of your life matters. It’s the foundation upon which psychological wellbeing is built. If you want to change how you feel without changing how you live,…Keep reading
Unless you have been living in an ashram, you have probably heard that Will Smith smacked Chris Rock at the Oscars because he said an insensitive joke about his wife (Jada Smith’s) baldness. I have to admit, I don’t think Will Smith’s reaction was outrageous. I have been shocked at how the unanimous discussion is…Keep reading
In principle, social media is an amazing tool: it transcends time and space, allowing people from every crevice of the globe to connect. But what something is in principle, and what something ends up being in practice, are two very different things.Keep reading
To me, the possibility of ushering others into a new mental landscape — and therefore, a new reality — animates my life. Because no matter how many advancements or changes we see in politics, science, technology and art — we will only thrive to the extent that our collective psyche will allow. And the collective…Keep reading
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