A minimalist lifestyle concerns itself with minimizing the number of material resources we need to be satisfied. A tremendous benefit of this approach is the reduced cost of living. The less we need, the more time, money, and energy we save. So, can we also apply minimalism to our social connections to gain the same benefits? Can we be happy with a minimal amount of friends, or even without friends? This video explores the benefits and downsides of friendship, the current state of friendships, a
In this YouTube Video, Lisa A Romano discusses 5 signs that indicate you're still seeking approval from others outside of you. If you are codependent, and you struggle with self-love, you may not realize the signs you're seeking approval from others. Childhood trauma and emotional neglect lead to a sense of feeling unseen. If you feel unseen, you may seek approval in odd ways. It may not be obvious when you are looking for validation from others. In this video, Lisa A Romano breaks down these 5
Have you ever felt like you're a fraud who doesn't belong? According to a recent article published in the International Journal of Behavioral Science, seven in every ten people have or will experience impostor syndrome at some point in their lives. We couldn't see our tribe suffering from this anymore, so we brought in the person who'll help you ditch this feeling for good. In this video, peak performance expert Shadé Zahrai joins Vishen to discuss how to supercharge your life and improve your s
Highly intelligent people often deal with specific struggles that the rest of us never realize. These problems, which only smart people have, can make their lives very emotionally taxing. Perhaps these are signs of intelligence - but they can also be a burden.
Do you make a good first impression? Like it or not, people judge you when they first meet you. It’s human nature. We all do it, and there’s a psychological reason why. Our brains are wired for self-protection. We pay attention to appearance, body language, voice, speaking style, and other details to determine whether someone seems trustworthy or not.
Have you ever expected yourself to succeed in making life changes, however, you do not designate any time or mental space to accomplish them? This is an example of self sabotage. So, how to stop sabotaging ourselves? Let’s delve into the ways together, shall we?
How to be a genius? When you hear the word “genius”, what do you think of? We generally think of people with remarkable achievements in areas of art, music, and science far beyond that of anyone else. However, scientific research into people with notable achievements reveals some surprising traits that anyone can learn from, including you! Turns out “genius” is a trait that anyone can nurture. So here are a ways to unlock your genius.
Do you think, therapy, coaching, psychology, and self-focus will cause you to become selfish or even narcissistic? Many do. But this is untrue. Jerry Wise, life and relationship coach, suggests we first must learn about the how self-focus and selfishness works. He uses a Bowen/Friedman approach to helping and coaching. Learn how self-focus and self-love and compassion for others flow from the same stream.
On this episode of On Purpose, I sat down with Katee Sackhoff. Katee is an actress, most well known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on Battlestar Galactica. She is also a cancer survivor. We discussed everything from failure, to work ethic, to overcoming false beliefs about ourselves. She brings a unique and profound perspective to the table, in how she’s able to situate herself from the negative external opinions we too often let creep up on us. We dove into her strategies for ove
You may be familiar with the classic burnout symptoms, specifically, being tired and mentally and emotionally exhausted. But there are more subtle signs of burnout that are easy to overlook. When it comes to prolonged exposure to stress and pressure, you need to understand that we all have a limit. That said, long before you know it, your body and mind will begin to send you tiny nudges which indicate that you are burning out. Your emotional and mental health is important, so you better pay atte
Do you ever notice how wise people seem to be as they become older? That's because they've been through so much and learned so much along the way. Certain people believe that some lessons can only be learned after many years of life - but what if you had that additional information right now?
How are you really doing? In these trying times, everyone is struggling with something behind the scenes. So, how do we make the most of life knowing the uncertainties? What does it mean to live a full life? How can we achieve this? With the only constant in life being change, here are a few tips to help you live your best life!