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Jul 30, 2020

Humans tend to make a big deal out of tiny problems. You’ve been trained your entire life — from your first homework assignment to your next job interview — to rely on fear to make decisions. 

You think that making the wrong decision means your life will crumble and wither away. And it makes sense — your...

Jul 23, 2020

Most addiction experts are flat out wrong. In fact, they usually trap you in a cycle of victimhood and helplessness that makes it impossible to ditch your addictions. 

This is especially true when “triggers” are brought up. But you’re not a gun — so you don’t have triggers. What you’re doing is creating an...

Jul 16, 2020

Relapsing is usually considered a bad thing. But is it really that bad? 

The problem is when you say “relapse,” you’ve already placed a negative label on it. 

What if instead of labeling it as a negative event, you stepped back and saw it for what it truly was: Your brain signaling to you that your life could be...

Jul 9, 2020

There are two main philosophies guiding all of our lives. You either try to take control of every aspect of your life. Or you trust in the cosmos that everything will work out. 

And both seem pretty silly on the surface. Trying to control everything never works and ends in anxiety, depression, and worry. But passively...

Jul 2, 2020

Most people don’t realize there is only one true emotion. But you put masks over your true emotion and it makes you feel emotions that aren’t actually there. 

Are you really struggling with anxiety or depression? It’s usually more simple than that. All you need to do is look through the 5 masks of emotion to...