Are you hard on yourself?
Don't beat up yourself.
The previous JOT - admit fault and move on - was about our relationship with other people. This JOT applies the same practice to ourselves.
Most people know their less than wonderful qualities, such as too much...
Psychology, neuroscience, and spiritual practice all have an interest in what in the world the self is – if it’s anything at all – and so it’s helpful to know what we mean when we use that word, since it actually can mean quite a...
Are we really so separate?
Love the world.
Your brain evolved in three stages (to simplify a complex process):
Reptile - Brainstem, focused on AVOIDING harm
Mammal - Limbic system, focused on APPROACHING rewards
Primate - Cortex, focused on ATTACHING to "us"
With a fun...