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Unveiling the Power of Values in Conquering Anxiety with ACT

Imagine anxiety as a wild, untamed river. ACT teaches us to build a bridge of values over it, not to stop the flow, but to cross it safely.

Embracing Imperfect Beginnings: The Power of Starting Before You Feel Ready.

In the grand tale of progress, you will find yourselves waiting for the perfect moment to embark on your journey. You are so used to witnessing the perfect lives of everyone around you that making an imperfect start and the fear of failure has gripped every part of your being.

The Power of Negative Emotions for Personal Growth

Ever thought your tears could teach you something? Behind every frown, there's a lesson waiting to be learned. Negative emotions aren't just woes; they're signposts for growth. All you need to do is recognize the signs... 👀

Master the Art of Charm: Actionable Insights from 'How to Win Friends & Influence People'

"How to Win Friends & Influence People" by Dale Carnegie is not just a book, it's a social skills toolbox. It's like having a cheat sheet for making everyone think you're the most charming person in the room.

6 TED Talks That Will Teach You More About Human Behavior Than Any Book.

We are all cut from the same cloth, and we all share the same tendencies. The sooner we realize this the greater our power to overcome negative tendencies within us. Understanding human behavior brings us closer to ourselves and helps us embrace both the good and the bad.

Campbell wants you to be a hero

Joseph Campbell was a student of stories that never die: myths, fables, and religious allegories. George Lucas closely followed Campbell's hero's journey structure when writing Star Wars. Here are 9 profound ideas from Campbell on following your bliss, the goal of life, and more:

When high IQ becomes a problem

John Fowles explains in "The Aristos" (1964) how high IQ can subvert your will to act: "High intelligence leads to multiplicity of interest and a sharpened capacity to foresee the consequences of any action. Will is lost in a labyrinth of hypothesis." Rule 1: Do not lose the will

3 Strategies To Making Conversation with Strangers

To many, starting up a conversation with a complete stranger is a daunting and unpredictable task. Public speaking is one of the biggest fears of all and speaking to somebody for the first time falls right in line with that category in my opinion. It doesn’t have to be scary!

The 6 Pillars of Personal Development

The framework of our existence depends on six essential pillars that not only uphold us but also pose a threat of crumbling if even one is neglected. Each pillar intertwines and engages with the others in a complex dance, perpetually altering its form.

Unveiling the Personal Struggles Behind Ellis's Theories

Ellis's journey wasn't just academic; it was deeply personal, a quest for understanding human behavior through the lens of his own experiences.

The Dark Reality Behind The Self-Help Industry.

The self-help industry has become a booming enterprise. The shelves of bookstores and the virtual spaces of the internet are filled with guides, gurus, and life coaches offering the keys to a better life. It’s a powerful force drawing us toward the pursuit of success & happiness.

From Likes to Low Self-Esteem: The Cost of Social Media on Your Mind.

In the age of constant connectivity, social media has become an integral part of our lives. However, beneath the glittering facade of likes, shares, and comments lies a darker reality that significantly impacts mental health, self-image, and overall well-being.

Key Lessons from 'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari' - A Quick Summary Guide

1. "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari" by Robin Sharma is a tale of transformation. Julian Mantle, a successful lawyer, trades his luxurious life for spiritual wisdom in the Himalayas – mapping a journey from material wealth to inner richness.

How Social Media Destroys Your Brain and Self-Image.

Social media and the information age are like superheroes with a double-edged sword. On one hand, they bring friends closer, help us discover cool stuff, and let us share our lives. But, they're also the villains causing stress and insecurities.

25 high-energy books

I asked my audience on X: What is the most HIGH ENERGY book you've ever read? 27 recommendations that'll hit you like a triple shot expresso:

How to Get Wealthy (Without Getting Rich)

This is a collection of notes to self rather than pieces of advice: I only write about what I struggle with.

4 Signs You’re A People-Pleaser (And 4 Ways to Stop) ...

It is human nature to want to please others and to want to be liked and accepted by them. There’s nothing wrong with trying to please or impress people. As long as the intention is right, and it doesn’t affect or drain our mental and physical energy.

Making Smarter Bets with Your Money and Life. The 3 Secrets Shared!

You want to make things better, but you're not sure. Am I making the right move? Am I taking a bad gamble? How do I know this will pan out? Those are all difficult questions, but Warren Buffet, the world's greatest investor, can shed some light!

The Psychology of Procrastination: Understanding and Overcoming Self-Sabotag

Procrastination isn't just laziness; it's our brain's way of handling stress with a "flight" response – like hitting snooze on your alarm, but for tasks.

Tired of Your Inner Critic? Here's How to Turn Self-Doubt into Strength

Your inner critic, often seen as a foe, can actually be your secret ally. It's all about channeling self-doubt into a force for positive change and personal growth.

How Loneliness Changes The Way Our Brains Processes The World.

If there’s one thing we as humans seem to have in common, it’s that most of us have felt lonely at one time or another. The world seems different when we’re feeling lonely. Recent research has begun to provide some answers. Loneliness can affect your perception & cognition.

Why Procrastination is a Source of Wisdom

“Procrastination happens when society has convinced you to desire something you don’t really want.” — Sahil Lavingia Hypothesis: Procrastination is a feature, not a bug 🧐

Work is the New Religion

We work hard & for long hours to reap the benefits that may only be enjoyed occasionally—during strict intervals or whenever they got scheduled in the (sometimes very distant) future: We’re waiting for the weekend, next vacation, or retirement! 🔮

G.K. Chesterton against pessimism

For Chesterton, pessimism is the one "unpardonable sin." He writes in the 1908 tract Orthodoxy :"The optimist thought everything good except the pessimist, and that the pessimist thought everything bad, except himself." What the pessimist misses:

The best incomplete book ever?

Nietzsche believed his best work was ahead of him when he went permanently insane. He did leave us Will To Power - a strange book full of outlines, suggestive ideas, and notes that were to become his magnum opus. 9 ideas from the greatest incomplete book of all time: