Personal Development

Achieving goals, overcoming adversity, improving your skills, finding out your strengths… All this aspects and many more make up one of the most interesting parts of psychology: personal development.

The Zen Key to Doing What You Want

In the Western world, people believe that doing what they want will result in suffering or ruin. They even believe in silly ideas, such as that repressing our thoughts, feelings, and desires is synonymous with moral superiority. In reality, several…

Achieving Nirvana: The State of Freedom

Nirvana is considered a state of freedom from suffering or dukkha and part of the rebirth cycle in Śramaṇa philosophy. It’s one of the most important concepts in Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Different spiritual practices or techniques help people achieve nirvana.…

The Fear of Taking the Leap

Fear exists because it’s useful. It’s part of your life from the day you’re born to ensure your survival. These days, however, most people don’t live in a forest full of predators. Most of the things that people are afraid…

Is it Possible to Live without Fear?

You’ve probably wished it were possible to live without fear. However, fear is a basic human emotion that keeps you safe from danger. Unfortunately, it’s also an emotion that likes to take control. This makes it hard sometimes to tell whether…

How to Cultivate Your Inner World

Learning how to cultivate your inner world is just as important for your well-being as staying in shape. Your thoughts, emotions, values, and attitudes have a huge influence on the way you experience the world. This is why more and more people…

How to Be More Eloquent

How eloquent you are strongly influences your relationships. It also indirectly affects your self-esteem and your ability to deal with conflict. Speaking skills are about more than the image you’re trying to project to the world. Expressing yourself properly is…

It’s Possible to Mold Your Thoughts

Thinking is like breathing: we generally do it without even realizing. Our thoughts also help us make decisions. In fact, without these internal mental processes, we’d have a really hard time getting through certain situations, especially uncertain ones. But did you…

Keep an Open Mind and Think Critically

Children have many natural abilities that never cease to amaze adults, including the fact that they have an unbiased view of the world. Consequently, they’re less resistant to learning new things. In that sense, children represent the paradigm of the…