Articles About Happiness, Productivity, and Mindset

Meet Your Two Minds

That jerky negative narrator in your head is what Zen practitioners call The Thinking Mind and you, the one “hearing” those thoughts, are The Observing Mind. You think thoughts but you also hear them inside your head. I know, weird right?

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Why It’s So Hard to Be Happy

Every single day we think more negative thoughts than positive. Not only do we think negative thoughts in greater quantity, but we also believe them with more conviction than we believe our positive thoughts.

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The Irony of Fear of Failure

I’m one of 13 women sitting in a room, staring at a blank sheet of paper at the 2018 Magic Makers Mastermind hosted by Neghar Fonooni. She's tasked us with writing “one true sentence”, a writing exercise inspired by a passage in A Moveable Feast by Ernest...

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Look Where You’re Going

"Aacccckkkk," I yelped as I narrowly avoided hitting the light post and tumbled onto the grass, bruising my knee and my pride. I hadn’t ridden a bicycle in 17 years—not since I took one and only one ride across campus on the Huffy my mom had insisted I'd...

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Building Your Dream Life with Non-Negotiables Part Three

The things you need in your life to feel centered, happy, and healthy should be your non-negotiables. By using the strategies I outlined in the non-negotiables series of posts, you can adapt your lifestyle to maintain them without any added stress or anxiety, so that you can live your dream life without having to think twice.

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