Spending time alone in nature is good for your mental and emotional health

Spending time alone in nature is good for your mental and emotional health

Today Americans live in a world that thrives on being busy, productive and overscheduled. Further, they have developed the technological means to be constantly connected to others and to vast options for information and entertainment through social media. For many, smartphones demand their attention day and night with constant notifications. As a result, naturally occurring […]

Jason Silva explains what anxiety is and a little known strategy to deal with it

Jason Silva explains what anxiety is and a little known strategy to deal with it

Anxiety is one of the most debilitating and crippling emotions that any of us can experience, with our whole body and mind characterized by an inner state of turmoil. And according to modern day philosopher Jason Silva, when people suffer from anxiety, it can be difficult to stay in the moment because the fear of the […]

Personality tests with deep-sounding questions provide shallow answers about the ‘true’ you

Personality tests with deep-sounding questions provide shallow answers about the ‘true’ you

Have you ever clicked on a link like “What does your favorite animal say about you?” wondering what your love of hedgehogs reveals about your psyche? Or filled out a personality assessment to gain new understanding into whether you’re an introverted or extroverted “type”? People love turning to these kinds of personality quizzes and tests […]