Unfinished Business

It’s much easier to start a new project than to finish an old one. Our open tasks can accrue over time, piling up until they become intimidating to address. Such unfinished business can become a mental roadblock. Tackling unfinished work may feel overwhelming at first, but if the task is broken into smaller steps, you […]

Your Guide to a Better Life

No one else can do it for you. To be happy, you’re going to have to put in the work. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine’s advice is to adopt a Stoic approach to daily living. Irvine says that the ancient Stoic philosophy is the best way to combat the challenges of modern […]

Go Ahead: Get in a Fight

Around the world, many people are dealing with increased stress levels even as they’re spending more time at home. This isn’t the ideal formula for domestic bliss. The good news is that the occasional disagreement with your partner can be good for your relationship. Arguments that arise from sharing a life can be positive because they teach […]

Put Your Beliefs to the Test

With rapid-fire news cycles and the speed of social media, it’s easier than ever to quickly jump to the wrong conclusion. We humans have evolved with a tendency to believe information without verifying it first, especially when it comes to abstract beliefs. Historically, we have relied on black-and-white thinking to survive. Early humans didn’t stop to […]

Make the Right Choice

Obstacles are a natural part of life. But most of us have faced a lot more challenges than usual in 2020. Is there any value that we can try to find in recent hardships? Motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein says we have an important choice. When we encounter difficulties, we can embrace the challenge as an opportunity to […]

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