Reactance is the negative feeling that emerges when people experience a perceived threat to or loss of their personal freedom. Experiencing reactance can motivate you to either move towards or withdraw from or avoid something or someone.
Stoicism is an ancient Greek philosophy developed by Zeno of Citium who lived in modern day Cyprus in 300 B.C. The ideology argues for the development of self-control, fortitude, clear judgement, and inner calm as strategies for overcoming negative emotions and freeing ourselves from suffering. Zeno saw his philosophy as a way of life thatContinue reading “I’m A Stoic and I Didn’t Know It: The Philosophy of Stoicism”
How do you stop seeking validation from others?
I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression “I’m in survival mode” a few times in your life. Maybe you’ve even used it to describe yourself. When you feel like you’re just existing and constantly dealing with stress or hardship, you’re probably in survival mode. Survival mode implies a feeling of lack rather than abundance. PeopleContinue reading “How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It”
“Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.” – Jack Canfield. Jack Canfield says that your words and actions affect your life and can determine whether you have good or bad experiences. The key is to successContinue reading “The Law of Attraction Is About Taking Mindful Action”
As a leader, we want to keep our vulnerable side close to us. To make a real connection, however, a balance is needed between showing strength and opening up. It’s normal to want to show people your best self. But, what if your best self includes your compassion, your honesty, and your ability to connect with others by being real?
“The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I read the Power of Now 15 years ago after following the Oprah Winfrey series on Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth. It was a game changer for me. I had gone throughContinue reading “Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can”