Posts tagged "self improvement"
Note: This entry is unedited, unscripted, and probably uninformative. Read on if you wish. There’s a weird feeling you get when you go through a transition from external to internal motivation for doing something. In his first Bolivia episode of MeatEater, Steven Rinella captures this statement perfectly in a way I poetically never could. “You always ask […]
It is easy to draw conclusions based on our emotions. If something or someone makes you feel good, you’re more likely to associate similar future experiences with positive emotions. Conversely, if you’ve come across a situation where you’re put in a defensive, confrontational, or foul mood, you’re equally as likely to associate future experiences with negative […]
Every morning for the past 6 months I’ve hit snooze for 2-3hrs in 10 minute intervals after my alarm goes off. I’ve been averaging a total of 12-18 snoozes before I actually make the effort to get up. The feeling of a thousand blankets force their weight on my chest, paralyzing me, preventing me from […]
“A problem is just a surprise you didn’t want” – Anonymous Managing expectations play a big role in avoiding disappointment. Expectations are responsible for a lot of our behaviors and interactions with people, events, and situations. In his TedTalk and book Stumbling on Happiness, Daniel Gilbert explains that our expectations and interpretations of the future lead to a mismatch of […]