Appreciating and Learning From the Parts of Yourself You Don't Like

When you're trying to improve yourself, it's tempting to demonize the traits, thoughts, or behaviors you're trying to change. But, as I discuss here, you can probably benefit from appreciating and exploring them, because the "angel" and the "devil" on your shoulders are really in cahoots.

Using Your Setbacks as Springboards

Setbacks, disappointments, and even tragedies are a fact of life. But they don't have to throw you too far off track. In fact, you can use them as the basis for a redemptive storyline for your life . . . and feelings of deep meaning and satisfaction. Here's a quick overview.

Unhealthy Relationships With Food: When Eating Is What's Eating You

Here I respond to a reader's request to hear more about unhealthy relationships with food. Why can it be so hard to eat the types and amounts of food we want to, and what do mindlessness and mindfulness have to do with it? Read on!

Intrinsic Motivation and Inner Transformation

It's easy to get hung up on the pursuit of extrinsic pursuits like money and power, but those aren't the path to a deep sense of happiness and fulfillment in the long run. In this brief segment, I discuss why an intrinsic orientation can help you to achieve the kind of life you probably really want.

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