Psychology

Psychology
When your name is basically synonymous with “genius”, chances are there are going to be a lot of quotes attributed to you that you didn’t actually say. Albert Einstein knew this, which is why he was once quoted as...
How do you know that you are on the right track in life? Sometimes, life gives us lessons which we have to learn to move on further. These changes may seem too hard to accept. But once you do, you...
20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF  Family isn’t always blood.  They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and exciting ways,...
It is not difficult to find out newer ways daily to fall in love with yourself, though people tend to forget the actual meaning of life and get depressed easily with what life comes through. But in all the...
You may notice that, as you grow older, you seem to hang out with a smaller and smaller crowd. The giant mob you went to the movies with in high school thins out a bit when you come home...
I have known some incredibly strong people who continuously fall into difficult relationships over and over and can’t help but wonder why.  I’m sure there are many reasons this happens, and each is as individual as the person is.  But,...
1. Not traveling when you had the chance. Traveling becomes infinitely harder the older you get, especially if you have a family and need to pay the way for three-plus people instead of just yourself. 2. Not learning another language....
Words are powerful. The following mind-blowing quotes are guaranteed to challenge the way you think and perhaps even change the way you live. 1) “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface...
It is difficult to open up to a new relationship after you have been hurt. For example, after a divorce, you may struggle with the idea of welcoming love into your life again. The fears of pain begin to...
Have you ever had a feeling that you were meant to do something special with your life? Do you find yourself wondering if you’re missing something? Or maybe just not on the right path? Do you know others who...
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ Buddha There are so many beautiful, powerful and life changing lessons I have learned from studying Buddhism and from reading many of Buddha’s...
WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF   As we grow, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones. Remember, life is kind of like a party.  You invite a lot of people, some leave early,...
Whether you are in your 20s or 60s, we all have "idiot moments" where we do silly things that we don't normally do. These mental issues are not limited to old or unhealthy people, a lot of us also have...
As a firefighter, I've spent years thinking about how to put fires out. But, as a married firefighter, I spend just as much time thinking about how to keep the fire burning in my relationship. Stress takes a toll...
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF We all struggle.  We all suffer on the inside.  Every day… We worry. We procrastinate. We feel overwhelmed. We feel angry. We feel lonely. We don’t feel good enough. We wish we were thinner We wish we had more money. We wish our jobs were different. We...
Most people get married for the wrong reasons; it's as simple as that. Given that, it shouldn't be a surprise that most marriages are not the blissful unions most young girls hope for and dream about. And, since most...
In the spirit of self motivation, one line can change the whole life of an individual. Of course, reading a book has so many benefits, such as developing imagination and vocabulary, but there are only couple of sentences that will really hit you...
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James In our lives, relationships, or careers, we are bound to experience stressful, anxiety-inducing situations. While we now know experiencing some anxiety is good for...
Think about how dull the world would be without happiness. Without happiness, it would be like donuts without sprinkles and a cup of tea without biscuits. The world needs its equilibrium, a balance like that of Yin and Yang's....
Friendship groups are rife with politics and the potential to turn nasty. When you put a group of people together, it's easy to get along on a superficial level, but once real personalities start to emerge, it can become...
When you lose a loved one who was once very close to you, it can be extremely difficult for you to carry on life as you may find yourself feeling empty and possibly depressed for a long time. This is...
Written by: MARC CHERNOFF The human experience is filled with love, passion, creativity, joy, connection, compassion, laughter… and the taste of chocolate.  But because we as human beings learn, evolve and grow through life’s ups and downs, our experience also includes...
We all have experienced strong emotions like anger at some point in our lives. Most of the time we deem anger as a negative emotion that we need to get rid of, but surprisingly, anger can also be a positive...
Motivation comes and goes. It's rare for even high achievers to feel motivated every single second of the day. Crap happens and you are guaranteed to get hit again soon. The question is whether you are able to pick yourself up...
Many people think that motivation is external. They think that motivation is getting hyped up by some passionate speakers who yell quotes at you. They think that motivation happens when you are scolded by the basketball coach and get punished...
I'm not a religious person, but I have recently found out about the importance of forgiveness in my life. I had a situation that was blocking a lot of good stuff in my life and I traced it back...
Many people have their own internal saboteur. This little person sits on your shoulder, chattering away, telling you that you can't do things you want to.Have you ever listened to it a bit more closely? Be still for a...
This is one of the biggest, greatest and most fascinating mysteries of all time. For one thing, most people are caught up in the day-to-day chores, running errands, paying bills and surviving through the day; For another, a lot of...
When people feel happy, they experience positive feelings which they attribute as being something good. But when people make someone other than themselves happy, it amplifies those positive feelings even bigger, more and further. That's why people feel great about themselves...
As I embraced the age of 40, I had a realisation that something significant had happened to me. My efforts at pretending to have confidence had started to pay off and I was no longer having to play act. For...