Tag: psychology

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fight with Them – Why Fighting is Important for Relationships

    Fight with Them – Why Fighting is Important for Relationships

    We fear fighting with someone because we think of it as a bad thing so we sometimes avoid it or use it to cause harm. Fighting is actually a good thing and can improve your relationships!

  • Goal Setting for Success

    Goal Setting for Success

    Goal setting is both an art and a science that requires creating an environment and mindset where you can create powerful goals that you can achieve.

  • 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…

  • Unveiling the Mystery of Love with Sternberg’s Triangular Theory

    Unveiling the Mystery of Love with Sternberg’s Triangular Theory

    Love is a complex and multifaceted emotion that has intrigued humans for centuries. While it is often seen as an abstract concept, psychologist Robert J. Sternberg proposed a comprehensive theory that aims to define and understand love in a more structured manner. Sternberg’s Theory of Love, also known as the Triangular Theory of Love, provides…

  • Understand Emotional Intelligence and How to Increase Your EQ Today

    Understand Emotional Intelligence and How to Increase Your EQ Today

    If you had met me several years ago, you would’ve found it was tough to be around me. I was challenging to work with and being my friend might’ve been a taxing experience for you. I also really struggled with change, both personally and professionally. I didn’t know it then, but I was low in…

  • Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability. This is a topic that I talk about regularly at work. When I am working with leaders and teams, the conversation often comes back to the concept of vulnerability and vulnerable-based trust for healthy relationships. In “Daring Greatly”, Dr. Brene Brown describes vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure“. It is choosing to share…