Addiction as a means of self-regulation: circumventing the vicious cycle

If there is one thing I’ve learned in all of my life, it is that the body and mind are always right. And, the problem we think we have is almost never the actual problem, and if we ask a better question we will arrive at a better answer. The body and mind are alwaysContinue reading “Addiction as a means of self-regulation: circumventing the vicious cycle”

Managing New Years Overwhelm

I feel like psychologists laugh when they hear people proclaim “New Year, New Me”. Not because they are cynical, but because they know how difficult it is to change even one thing, let alone a deeply engrained ego identity constructed over a lifetime. Nevertheless, I think we all start the new year with a grandContinue reading “Managing New Years Overwhelm”

10 Empowering Truths to Embody in 2022

The best way to predict your future is to create it.   – Peter Drucker It’s not success if it robs me of happiness or peace. I can act differently than how I feel.  If I take action towards my goal, I will reach it. If put the effort in, it’ll happen.  I’m able toContinue reading “10 Empowering Truths to Embody in 2022”

The Economy Relies Upon Your Psychological Weaknesses: Rising Above Insecurity

“Fixing” insecurities is like whac-a-mole; as soon as you feel you have crushed one, another appears in its place. Because surface-level insecurities are nothing but indicators of a deeper existential insecurity: am I enough? Am I lovable? Is who I am sufficient to survive, exist, and thrive?  This is why marketers and corporations prey uponContinue reading “The Economy Relies Upon Your Psychological Weaknesses: Rising Above Insecurity”

A Year is Made of Days, Days of Hours, Hours of Minutes… and Ad Infinitum

“I realized, I wasn’t born this [person]. I made him.” – David Goggins I’d argue that the most important moment of your life is this one, and the most important day of your life is today. Life’s trajectory is altered and influenced by micro-moments, small pivots, split seconds. The sweeping away of all that was,Continue reading “A Year is Made of Days, Days of Hours, Hours of Minutes… and Ad Infinitum”