Topic

Tag: science

Trending

You may also like

Totally Selfish Reasons to Give Thanks Regularly

Being grateful can be really difficult.

In light of a world where the cost of living has risen disproportionately to wage increases, basic healthcare coverage is just a hope for even the middle classes, and the news offers a deluge of depressing and isolating stories…

Remembering to be happy for what you have must be a deliberate effort.

And the marketing machine of the capitalist West drives this message home everywhere it can: what you have is not enough. What you are is not enough. What you need is to get more.

There’s Stress You Need to PREPARE For?

Stress doesn’t always mean worry. Stress means pressure, change, resistance, etc.  Most of the time, we’re unprepared for stressors – they’d cause less unpleasantness if we

Ignoring Your Budget: Worse for your Mental Health than Sleep Loss

Have you ever wondered why it feels so good to cross something off of your list?

There’s a psychological principle, known as the “Zeigarnik effect,” named for its discoveress Bluma Zeigarnik, that comes close to addressing why.

You see, we tend to remember things we need to do better than things we’ve already done.

So even if you’ve crossed four of five items off the list, your brain focuses on the one you have left.

Dr. Pedram Shojai

NY Times Best Selling author and film maker. Taoist Abbot and Qigong master. Husband and dad. I’m here to help you find your way and be healthy and happy. I don’t want to be your guru…just someone who’ll help point the way. If you’re looking for a real person who’s done the work, I’m your guy. I can light the path and walk along it with you but can’t walk for you.