Articles about The Whole Human
Can you actually think yourself into a different person?
We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But can you think yourself into a different person?
A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior
Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.
4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person
Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.
This morning routine will make you a millionaire
If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.
How to create a zen meditation space and improve your career at the same time
I hoped using meditation would lower stress and help me find a bit of peace in life — but I never expected it to have the impact it did on my career.
Did you fail at something? Good – do something else
Instead of just telling people to stop complaining, Jocko Willink realizes that we need more than that to truly change our behavior.
Simple productivity hacks to immediately become more effective
What’s necessary to become more effective are straightforward, doable strategies that simplify your day and transform potential into productive outputs.
Getting unstuck: The myth of work-life balance
The key to getting unstuck is self-care, even when that feels like your lowest priority and the last thing you have time for.
Why imperfect is more beautiful than perfect
Perfect and beautiful aren’t the same. Perfect often degrades. It’s the flaws, the imperfections, the roughness around the edges that generate the beauty.
The identity trap: Being less wrong
What we call an identity is mostly a product of memory, and memory — as both science and history have shown — is incredibly hazy and questionable.
Connecting your personal and work values: 3 steps to a more fulfilling work life
When your values are honored each day, life is fulfilling. Find time to identify your personal and organization’s values and create an action plan.
How to become the best version of yourself
I've noticed three ugly qualities in people that can prevent you from becoming better versions of yourself: Greed. Vanity. Addiction.
10 ways to determine if you have healthy or destructive passion
The problem for most people is that they believe that passion is the moving cause, when in reality, passion is an effect.
The upside of quitting: Why quitters always win and losers never quit
What if our beliefs about success are backwards? What if we could improve the odds of success when we quit and grit or perseverance leaves us worse off?
Life by design: Practical steps you need to take to do your own personal life audit
It’s a self-reflection exercise. A life audit will leave you with the clarity and space you need to “do you” at the ultimate level.
Feel good more often: Why you should celebrate small wins
Celebrating small wins is an important way to track incremental achievements and work toward much larger goals. Plus, it makes you feel good more often.
This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other
In this age of “winning,” life is surely not won in just one month or one year. The journey of success is as old as time.
7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone
To get the most out of life, you must learn to enjoy time alone. The benefits of solitude are too numerous to catalog, but here are some of the best.
11 people share the books that helped them unlock their potential
An inspiring page-turner can help you dig deep, make a change, and realize your full potential. These books made a profound impact on people’s lives.
Life and business lessons from the chimney sweeper
One chimney sweep's approach to the job showed that he took great care in his work and provided valuable lessons that we all can apply to our work and life.
Why you should write an intimidation list
When was the last time you asked yourself, "What intimidates me?" It's important to reflect on yourself, your ambitions, your fears, your experiences.
How to turn bad into good
Do good things when you have bad days. Do good things when you feel bad. Do good things. Start with this eight-point to-do list.
10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions
No one knows what they are doing. That’s life in 7 words. We’re all trying to figure things and out. That’s precisely what this article was about.
A therapist’s tips for recognizing your own toxic behavior
Toxic behavior manifests in many different forms, some more severe than others, so SoCal-based psychotherapist and Prospect Therapy owner Sara Stanizai is here to help us spot ours and then put a stop to them.
Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor
As Einstein put it, everything should be made “as simple and as few as possible.” This principle has become known as Occam’s razor.