Mental


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Best for: Thinking Fast and Slow is best for those interested in psychology, decision-making, and perception. Also those who appreciate research and are willing to wade through an enjoyable, but relatively long read.  Difficulty to digest: Thinking Fast and Slow is surprisingly digestible given the heavy leaning on research. Most […]

Thinking Fast And Slow By Daniel Kahneman – Book Review


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Best for:  Peace is Every Step is best for those looking for a soft, simple introduction to mindfulness and meditation. Also those who want to hear personal stories as arguments for increasing kindness in the world.  Difficulty to digest: This book is extremely easy to digest. Language is simple and […]

Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh – Book ...


Before getting too far, I want to make a disclaimer that the phrase Intrusive Thoughts is often spoken about in the context of OCD. I don’t have the expertise to cover the topic from a clinical angle. If this is your situation and you’re looking for specific content of that […]

Unwanted Thoughts: Managing Our Relationship To Intrusive Thoughts



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I don’t want to write this post. I don’t really want to do anything. I’ve spent the entire first half of the day laying on the couch thinking about all the productive things I aspire to but don’t want to do. I’ve opened this page, then browsed to social media, […]

I Feel Unmotivated, Now What?


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I always saw myself having a Master’s degree, a six-figure, enjoyable job, a family, and a house by now. I always saw myself having traveled the world by now. I thought I’d be a professional athlete. I always thought I’d……by now. Why isn’t my life going as planned? Do thoughts […]

Why Life Doesn’t Go As Planned


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Wake up. Drink pre-workout. Exercise. That’s been my morning routine for as long as I can remember. As I was working through my New Years resolutions, I realized this habit was so ingrained I couldn’t even imagine what another routine might look or feel like. This spawned questions. Was it […]

How Cycling Personal Habits Increases Happiness