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.

Staying Motivated and Achieving Your Goals

Your motivation can affect your ability to achieve your goals, and vice versa. Here I cover a few fundamental concepts that will help you set long- and short-term goals that will keep you moving AND keep you happy along the way.

When You're in a Toxic Friendship: The Healthy Way Forward

Toxic relationships are never fun, but when they involve a friend whom you'd previously given an "all-access pass" to you, the pain can cut right to your core. Here I provide a framework for rationally assessing the situation and moving forward with a minimum of unnecessary distress.

When Money and "Things" Just Don't Cut It

Whether you're able to achieve them or not, fixating on the pursuit of extrinsic goals like money, cars, and clothes tends to backfire on you. Here I discuss how you can reorient your efforts away from extrinsic goals, toward intrinsic ones, and feel better right now!

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