There are two interesting concepts that are often associated with human psychology but never in the realm of self-awareness or self-discovery. Pigeon Superstition and the Butterfly Effect are never viewed or analyzed through a life coaching lens, although arguably they could clearly reveal why we […]

There is wide concern nowadays that people are wasting valuable time on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. and research seems to support that notion. A study out of the University of Michigan links social media to narcissism. Harvard Medical School has linked extended use of smartphones […]

The lenses through which we view the world, also known as cognitive distortions, have the power to shape our perspective and influence our decisions. Just like other lenses in eyeglasses, microscopes, cameras, etc. our own lenses need to be adjusted over time. We experience the […]

Chances are you’ve watched “The Secret”, or at least heard about it. Released in 2006, the DVD is a series of interviews that basically claim: everything you want or need is achievable if you repeatedly think about it and maintain positive emotional states that attract […]

In 1960, Dr. Maxwell Maltz published his bestseller book “Psycho-Cybernetics” in which he defines happiness as a habit and claims that “it usually requires a minimum of about 21 days” to form a new habit. The 21 day idea caught on, because 3 weeks is […]

I’ve always been intrigued by the concept of time. People are different at various stages of their lives. Even within a single day, week, month or a year, we’re different … but time remains constant; it passes irrespective of what we’re doing or how we’re […]

When I first heard about Flow, I thought to myself, what an interesting concept. Here’s a simple idea that says happiness can be attained by finding an activity where challenge and skill are maximized. It’s also a daring idea because quantifying happiness in a single […]