What Our Brains Reveal

Pulling oneself up by the bootstraps isn’t equally easy for everyone. A study of 83,000 brain scans revealed that criminal behavior, depression and mental illness often result from some form of brain injury. The study showed that treating the specific type of...

Go with Love

How you think will determine if you’re happy or disgruntled. The reality you experience isn’t actually what is, but rather how you define it. Every time you criticize, assess blame, express intolerance or arrogantly dismiss others, you immerse yourself in...

Others’ Shoes

Because we all view the world through our own unique lens, it’s difficult to understand why some people act the way they do. We might get agitated or even angry seeing someone driving recklessly fast, while possibly endangering themselves and others. But if we...

Narcissism Is Boring

We’re each at the center of our own universe, often fascinated by things that others may find uninteresting. That’s why talking about our personal experiences in excruciating detail can be so boring for others. The fact that our audience hasn’t...

Don’t Box Yourself In

We develop our identities early in life according to family, ethnic group or religion. Later we use careers, hobbies and talents to differentiate ourselves. But, believing that these circumstantial elements define who we are is limiting. It’s like squeezing...