Monthly Archives: May 2018

Cognitive Restructuring: Reframe Your Negative Thoughts and Limiting Beliefs

By | 2018-05-24T14:55:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , |

Also known as cognitive reframing, cognitive restructuring "is a technique drawn from cognitive therapy that can help people identify, challenge and alter stress-inducing thought patterns and beliefs" while learning how to develop new sets of stress coping mechanism skills. Cognitive restructuring is highly used in treating patients who suffer from depression. Yet, it is recommendable [...]

5 Skills to Learn If You Want to Improve Yourself and Your Life

By | 2018-05-24T14:34:57+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

There are five important skills to learn if you seek to become a better person and change your life. If someone asked you where you thought you would be in the next five to ten years, would you know how to respond? Do you even have the slightest idea where you see yourself going in [...]

12 Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get Through Stressful Situations and Difficult Times

By | 2018-05-23T21:23:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Unless you’re the most laidback person on the planet, it’s likely you’ve suffered your fair amount of stress, as we all have. When we come across a stressful situation or go through difficult times we learn to cope. However, there are healthy coping mechanisms and unhealthy ones. Before we talk about healthy coping mechanisms, here [...]

Why There Is Evil in the World Today and Why There Will Always Be

By | 2018-05-23T14:23:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself why there is evil in the world? The concepts of good and evil are only subjective sensations, the result of comparative judgments and free choice of each person. Before we talk about evil in the world today, let’s discuss how different philosophers in history understood the concept of evil. What [...]

What It Means to Be a Free Soul and 7 Signs That You Are One

By | 2018-05-22T17:33:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

A free soul or spirit is a person who has reached a certain degree of maturity and emotional stability, based on confidence and independence. Hence, it is not easy to get to this climax of personal development. In addition, we are talking about a dimension that might fit into the hierarchy of needs that Abraham [...]

6 Uncomfortable Self-Esteem Activities That Will Boost Your Confidence

By | 2018-05-21T13:37:31+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Good self-esteem and confidence are two things that you are not born with. However, there are some self-esteem activities which may seem uncomfortable, but practicing them regularly will increase your confidence and belief in yourself. If you know someone with great self-confidence, it is because they spent a long time building it up, using various [...]

6 Wise Thoughts on Education Which Explain Why Our School System Is Failing

By | 2018-05-20T21:50:34+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our school system has changed little since the 19th century. Yet, the society we live in is worlds apart from the one children were being prepared for a hundred years ago. So, why has the school system not caught up? Here are some thoughts on education that might surprise you. 1. Our education system wasn't really set up to teach [...]

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? 6 Possible Explanations

By | 2018-05-19T19:56:02+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself, Why do bad things happen to good people? I remember struggling with this question for many years. I may now be able to shed some light on the subject. Why do bad things happen to good people? As I pondered this question during my lifetime, I would always fall short [...]