How Our Primate Brain Craves For External Stimuli

What the brain does from the exact moment we wake is it battles itself from boredom. So we drink coffee to stay alert, constantly look at our smartphones for signs of life, surf pointlessly on the Internet. We’re constantly searching for any known stimulants which will entertain our mind.

The conscious brain has no particular aim. It just floats aimlessly, it’s not directed.

What it’ll continuously do is revisit previous experiences, scan for new exciting opportunities, attempt to solve problems, which kicks in the creativity juices.

These days, the boredom gaps are being filled in better from external sources, …

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How To Survive The Holiday Season If You Are Single

Do you realize that the latest stats show there are now 45.2% percent of adults in North America who are single. So becoming singular appears to be a growing trend. Although going solo is a life choice, it’s the holiday season that isolates this solitary, that you are single.

Once the festivities kick off, it should become a snowball of great joy with friends and family. To celebrate the tradition. But it’s not always the most joyous time of year for those who are single. This is when one doesn’t feel that merry or bright.

This especially hits hard …

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The Need To Avoid The Drama Queens In Your Life

What we all have are these sensitive overly dramatic people in our lives, you know the ones who thrive and feed on constantly creating petty chaos wherever they go, intentional or not. Once you recognize them, what you want is to steer clear away from their theatrics.

These individuals do so to garner attention back to themselves, once they begin feeling deprived, feasting on their low self esteem.

What they’re capable of is creating instant drama on demand in everything they do, or wherever they go.

They thrive on adding fuel to the fire, stirring up conflict and controversy …

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Confessions Of An Online Digital Multitasking Workaholic

Working too much and nothing much else, these are the mundane people you see walking around everyday with bags under their eyes and a phone stuck on their ear, creating their own form of zombie. They are workaholics, which is now actually defined as a condition.

Working at ones job excessively can cause conflict as well as friction at the expense of one’s health and relationships. If left untreated, it can potentially lead towards burnout, depression and ultimately illness.

A workaholic is simply unable to disengage themselves from their work, regardless if they’re contributing or if they’re needed or …

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Do You Have The Symptoms Of Addiction To Social Media

Realize the influence that social media now has on our daily lives. What it does is smacks us right in the face in awe after reading someones latest post. Perhaps someone we know. Perhaps someone more brilliant, more prettier or more well off than we are.

This could be their latest job promotion, a new car, their new baby, grandchildren, engagements, holidays, breakups, the food they ate. Everything.

It can get extremely overwhelming, once you get sucked into their vortex. Their extremely picture perfect plastic personas. Then at times jealousy, competitiveness and annoyance sets in.

What our current modern …

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Live Your Life Through The Lens Of Someone In Love

We constantly use our minds to make ourselves feel bad. We ruminate over an embarrassing moment that happened a week ago. We beat ourselves up by saying one thing, then doing another. As we worry about the future, what we’re doing is harming our ability to live a full life today.

What if, instead, we decided to ask ourselves, “How much better can I make myself feel at this moment?”

What’s known, is our brains are just as adept at making us feel better, as it is making us feel worse about ourselves.

For most, what we tend is …

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How Our Life Purpose Has Now Been Reduced To Facebook Likes

Self-esteem and worthiness has now gone digital. Many will post what they think is a brilliant image, update, video, selfie, or a share, then hold their breath in anticipation hoping that someone “likes” their post. Then they feel empowered once someone does.

They feel that they’re hip, that they’re relevant, funny and interesting, and not a boring aloof dunce. That they’re one of the cool kids.

Then there’s the feeling of dejection, failure, if they don’t get a single like. What’s wrong with me? Doesn’t no one like or care about me?

The proper response is, should be, that …

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When Communicating: Stop Talking When I’m Interrupting

Since we are social animals, the biggest part of our lives is to communicate with others. Share and receive thoughts, this by exchanging vital information, understanding the other persons feelings or intent. These are essential skills needed when it comes to connecting, this in business and in every social situation.

So it’s not surprising that it’s misunderstanding that creates a divide, which forces couples to counseling, business deals to fall apart, as it’s responsible for almost everything that people struggle with.

With cooperation, what can occur is both parties to communicate better, to speak, listen, and react accordingly.

For …

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Since Tomorrow Never Comes Act On Your Dreams Today

We are just too busy running around trying to live our lives, trying to arrange our existence for a better tomorrow, to be somewhere other than we are right now. Realize that what learning to be mindful, to be grateful will do is grant you the freedom from the hypnosis of a culture, that’s constantly looking to make oneself be and feel better.

What we all want is to be better off than we currently are, financially, geographically, to have better relationships.

We want to be anywhere rather than right here and right now, to avoid stagnancy, this in …

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9 Reasons To Keep The Faith And Never Lose Hope In Life

Keeping the faith, having hope is what halts fear in its tracks, while infinitely brightening up your life. Hope is something that we all have within us, while at times it lies dormant. When times get tough, is when we need to activate it. Having hope is what accelerates focus, and once doing so is when things will get better, as it’s the promise of hope that turns things around.

At times, it becomes possible to lose sight of hope as it can waver, so we need to find ways to recognize its symptoms and then get it back …

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