The Hidden Costs and Limitations of Self-Control
In order to be capable of control, one also needs to be capable of letting it go when necessary. Life is way too complex to box it into mere definitions of control or lack of it.
Some of my Thoughts on Choosing the Right Therapy
In this article, I discuss the traits of a good therapist and how to choose the right form of therapy.
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. Ignorance is a choice we didn't have before.
We Know Not Through Our Intellect But Through Our...
The point is to stay in touch with whatever happens to us and around us, rather than to only focus on our judgments and evaluations. Being within “The Experience” makes us intimate with the world.
The Uninvited Guest: How to Handle Jealousy
Jealousy is like an uninvited guest. Understanding the role of ownership and detachment can support us in learning how to handle jealousy.
Cognitive Dissonance as a Tool for Acquiring New Knowledge
Cognitive dissonance manifests as an experience of mental tension that is caused by holding two or more conflicting beliefs, thoughts or feelings. In order to resolve it, we need patience and resilience that can support us in withstanding tension.
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.