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The Hidden Costs and Limitations of Self-Control

The Hidden Costs and Limitations of Self-Control

And so, by the age of 25, a typical individual in the Western society possesses either of the viewpoints – that everything within his grasp must be controlled, or that everything is just the way it is, cannot be controlled and thus, such individual then f

Some of my Thoughts on Choosing the Right Therapy

Some of my Thoughts on Choosing the Right Therapy

Regardless of the approach, each form of therapy provides us with an opportunity for self-discovery. It opens the doors into our mind and deepest emotions. Many people consider the therapy for those who are weak or possess some mental illness, but a desir

End of Apathy: Causes and transformation

End of Apathy: Causes and transformation

Maybe we recently felt so many emotions that our brain simply got tired from feeling anything? Maybe we cared too much for things that didn’t need to be cared for that much and now we are simply tired of caring? Allow this state to be and honour it just l

In the Age of Information, Ignorance is a Choice

In the Age of Information, Ignorance is a Choice

Having easily accessible answers saves a tremendous amount of time and frees us to do other important things. This is one of the biggest comforts in this century. You want to build a reactor at 1am at night? You want to know how the Jupiter was formed at

We Know Not Through Our Intellect But Through Our...

We Know Not Through Our Intellect But Through Our...

Being within “The Experience” makes us intimate with the world.

The Uninvited Guest: How to Handle Jealousy

The Uninvited Guest: How to Handle Jealousy

The experience of jealousy has been described as intrusive and challenging to one’s sense of self and relationships. It’s like an uninvited guest - we become jealous when a person enters into our life and threatens our relationship or possession or social

Cognitive Dissonance as a Tool for Acquiring New Knowledge

Cognitive Dissonance as a Tool for Acquiring New Knowledge

Cognitive dissonance is the experience of mental tension that is caused by holding two or more conflicting beliefs, thoughts or feelings. It does not occur just on a mental level, but might also involve our behaviour, such as doing something against our b

Individuation: the Path to Authenticity and Self-Realization

Individuation: the Path to Authenticity and Self-Realization

It is not about breaking rules, becoming selfish or narcissistic. Neither about separating one’s self from the world entirely. But rather, it’s about developing a healthy relationship with what’s around you.