Category: Human Psychology & Experience

  • Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Individuals and society are very similar in some ways. Both have beliefs and expectations that guide how we think, feel and act. Examples of these could be laws, religion, spirituality and secularism. These examples provide sanctions (rewards and punishments) to reinforce and/or deter certain behaviors. They serve a purpose to give us structure. Structures create…

  • Mindset Matters: Storytelling and Emotions

    Mindset Matters: Storytelling and Emotions

    Storytelling is a thing that we all do, but we all do it terribly. Specifically, the stories that we tell ourselves. It is important that we dig into this and the series of events that occur in our mind that shape our stories and experiences when we interact with others or something happens.

  • Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Mindset Matters: Locus of Control

    Locus of Control refers to our own perception about the underlying main causes of events in our own life. There are two types of control that are on a continuum: Internal Locus of Control and External Locus of Control.

  • Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Mindset Matters: Positivity – How to use it and what to avoid

    Positivity is a framework to work through a negative situation. It allows you to address the challenge as it is while also remaining optimistic in the outcomes.

  • Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Mindset Matters – Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    Growth mindset is the key to our fulfillment in life. When we adopt this mindset, it allows us to try new things which either show us a strength or gives us an opportunity to learn something new. Both of those builds confidence, humility and resiliency. We need those elements for positive well-being.

  • Unveiling the Charms: Warm and Cool Personalities

    Unveiling the Charms: Warm and Cool Personalities

    In our diverse world, we encounter a myriad of individuals, each with their own unique personality traits. Some people exude warmth, drawing others toward them like moths to a flame, while others possess a coolness that creates an air of mystery. Understanding the differences between these warm and cool personalities can help us navigate social…

  • Inclusion is for All – Why Public Shaming White Gay Men is Not Working

    Inclusion is for All – Why Public Shaming White Gay Men is Not Working

    I was playing around on Instagram and I came across this meme on a meme account that I follow. The intent was to be funny. It’s also an attempt to shame a demographic in the gay community, cisgender white gay men, for claiming to support inclusion but not actually being inclusive. My background is in…