Burnout Test: Measure How Depleted You Are

Ego depletion is a concept currently being discussed in the academic world around the idea of ‘willpower’ being a finite resource. Like energy, willpower is a resource that can be used up and has to be replenished. If you don’t replenish your willpower pool, you will find yourself susceptible to irritability and have a much […]

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How To Design The Life You Want To Live

It’s the last week in March and does anyone else feel like time is flying by but nothing is really happening? Things are happening, of course, but nothing tangible, nothing final, nothing with closure. And I can’t help but feel tired and restless at the same time. I sit at work and wonder what I’m […]

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Traits Your Sign Keeps Hidden From Others

There is more than one side to everyone. There are more than two sides. In fact, there are more sides than we’ll ever really know about. We live our lives outwardly, not always revealing our inner sides. Sometimes, in fact, we don’t even know our true nature because it’s so hidden beneath the layers of […]

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How To Stop Dreading Everything

I went out with my brother a few weeks ago. Our parents were visiting us both in New York, (kill two birds kind of thing) and we had to get lunch with one of our dad’s clients (kill three birds). Getting lunch with your parent’s clients or friends, on a rainy Sunday in Red Hook, […]

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A Psychological Trick That Keeps You From Worrying

Worrying is an active pastime of mine. One of my favorite hobbies is to go through all the possibilities of things that could go wrong, things that have gone wrong, and embarrassing things I’ve done. I know it’s creating stress – I can actually see new lines forming on my forehead. But I just can’t […]

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10 Reflection Questions

Write these questions down on a piece of paper then answer them honestly. 1. Where do you see yourself one year from now? 2. If you could be anywhere right now, where would that be and why? 3. If you could do anything right now, what would that be? 4. What is your mental state […]

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