How Slicing Zucchinis In A New Way Can Make Your Life Seem Fuller | Memory and Time Perception

You know there’s a catch… I bet you never thought the way you slice zucchinis before your cook them can have a meaningful impact on your life. In your defense, I didn’t think of it either until minutes ago. The funny thing is that my initial claim is backed by science. I’ll explain how. Thinking …

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How Fitness Trackers Sabotage Your Psychological And Physical Well-Being

And how to use them wisely. When used appropriately and tailored to our specific goals, fitness trackers can significantly boost performance and overall well-being. However, these increasingly complex devices may trigger negative effects when their integration into our daily lives is done in a rather chaotic, unstructured way. Here is how fitness tracker use can …

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Why You Start Hating Your Job When It Used To Be Your Passion | Intrinsic Motivation and Rewards

The wrong kind of Motivation and how to fix it. So, you’ve turned the activity you love the most into your full-time job. Congratulations! And now you’re likely reading this because things are not the way they used to be. Did you start resenting your former passion? Are you stuck? Only doing it for the …

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Why You Stay In Relationships and Jobs That No Longer Bring You Joy | What Is The Sunk Cost Fallacy?

Short psychological answer. No fluff. We sometimes keep pursuing relationships, options, or objectives that no longer serve us. Here is one of the main reasons why. We consider our previous engagement in the context that no longer brings us joy — be it a relationship, a job, the perspective of participating in a social event, etc — an investment. Time, …

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Why You Shouldn’t Share Photos Of Your Children On Social Media

It’s not cute. It’s reckless. So many parents engage in this behavior that it gained its own label.  “Sharenting”, according to Collins English Dictionary, refers to “the habitual use of social media to share news, images, etc of one’s children”. To me, sharing images of your children online is a definite sign of reckless parenting. …

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Why I Took The COVID-19 Vaccine | The reasoning behind my choice, the journey, and the next steps.

Why I’m Writing About This I believe that during this pandemic we can achieve more as a society by sharing valid information from reliable sources and by having open discussions about all aspects of this crisis, than through fear-triggering messages, blaming of others, or pressure from either peers or authority figures. The information available online …

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Justified vs. Unjustified Criticism: How To Tell The Difference And Not Take Things Personally

None of us likes to receive criticism. Even when the person delivering it means well and we understand their intentions. Let’s face it. Dealing with criticism is tricky. I created two courses on the topic and more than 6000 people have enrolled so far. This is how I came to discover even more subtle everyday …

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Do Billionaires Have An Obligation To End World Hunger?

And what’s up with all that space travel? Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Galactic, is going to space on Sunday (July 11). Woo-hoo, I guess. The 70-year-old junior astronaut — vanity label — will leave Earth tomorrow for a 90-minute suborbital flight, thus beating Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in the wacky space race by 9 whole days. …

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