Five Reasons We Love To Travel


I ask every person I interview “If money was not an issue, how would you spend your life?” Almost everyone answers, traveling! As human beings, we love travel. Studies show that we are more optimistic about our work after travel and we improve social connections and communication skills1. Among other things, traveling alone can boost confidence, … Continue reading Five Reasons We Love To Travel

The Psychology of Politics (and what we can do to cope)


Our beliefs about politics are personal. We don’t like to discuss our beliefs as a measure of self-protection. Often, for good reason. Here are some things to keep in mind about politics and our interactions with other humans. Politics. In civilized company, it’s something we’re not to discuss. It’s divisive, personal and uncomfortable. Yet, it’s … Continue reading The Psychology of Politics (and what we can do to cope)

The 4 Things You Should do NOW to help prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder


A strange anxiety hangs in the background of my psychology this year. If you’re like me, when the summer fades a fog moves in. I’m less engaged, tired. There’s a loss of hope and inspiration. I want to sleep all the time. Older now, I have an anxiety about this state and these feelings. The … Continue reading The 4 Things You Should do NOW to help prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder

Your Ultimate Guide to the MBTI


As an undergrad majoring in psychology, I was moved and inspired by the Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory. Often referred to as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or MBTI, this personality test is perhaps the most controversial of its kind. Critics claim the science supporting MBTI doesn’t add up. On the other hand, those who do believe in … Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to the MBTI

The 5 Perks of Personal Planning on Paper


Planning with good old-fashioned pen and paper has many benefits. The following are 5 perks of  personal planning on paper.

The 4 Things You Should Know About Your Beliefs


Belief is “the ability to combine histories and experiences with imagination, to think beyond the here and now”