August 2020

By Sarah Jeanne Browne “I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self- compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being...

via Forbes by Tony Ewing It’s no secret many successful people can remain calm in almost any situation. In fact, the secret is how they actually do so. From a scientific perspective, remaining calm under duress is called, “cognitive control”. And, having an abundance of it, successful people...

via Psychology Today by Stephen Joseph PhD Today’s world seems short of compassion. When there are racially motivated murders, violence on the streets between people of different political views, and a culture of social media that promotes divisive messages, it seems clear that compassion for each...

via Inc,com by Jessica Stillman Will intelligence help you get ahead in life? Sure. Will determination help you reach your goals? Absolutely. But, as we all know, it's possible to be both smart and gritty and still end up banging your head against a wall of failureyear after year. So...

via Forbes by Rasmus Hougaard In times of crisis and social unrest, compassionate leadership can unify us as human beings, like a glue that binds us together in times of unrest. Without it, we become lonely individuals, facing challenges alone. For ten years at Potential Project,...

via Eric Barker We all want things to just be normal again. But in this year-that-will-not-end, life has felt like some sort of gypsy curse. A quantum superposition of malaise. The spring was all of us just standing around slack-jawed, wondering what the universe had planned as a third...

via Tiny Buddha by Maddison Sonnier “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare myself to other people, no matter how many times I read or hear about how good enough...

via Forbes by David Nikel According to UN data, the average life expectancy for someone born today in the United States stands at 79.1 years. Scandinavian countries Sweden (83.3), Norway (82.9) and Denmark (81.4) all rank higher, as do Nordic nations Iceland (83.5) and Finland (82.5). There...