Category: Positivity

  • 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: 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.

  • Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    In 2012 I wrote a blog post about my experience of being gay and Albanian. I was 30 at the time and needed to express myself how I felt. I was angry at how the Albanian community viewed me and treated me for being gay when I came out. Since then, I have been on…

  • Why Friendship is Important

    Why Friendship is Important

    Friendship is a unique relationship that can profoundly impact our lives. We need friendships for overall well-being. #friendship #friendshipisimportant