Comparative Thinking: Why It’s Important and How it Can Hurt You

For most of us, cognitive thinking has likely become inherent. However, we need to be aware of what it is and how it can harm us. In this article I discuss what comparative thinking is, why it’s helpful, and how we can use it to our advantage. You do it every day, but do youContinue reading “Comparative Thinking: Why It’s Important and How it Can Hurt You”

You Need to Reevaluate How You Think About Control. Here’s Why.

Control is a very complex and important topic that impacts every area of our lives including: friendships, love relationships, career, mental health and family. However, it’s not really discussed openly or often. This article defines psychological and emotional control, why it’s important and how we may experience it in our lives. Understanding Control Control isContinue reading “You Need to Reevaluate How You Think About Control. Here’s Why.”

Stoicism and the Trichotomy of Control: Why You Need to Know What It Is and How It Changed My Life!

When we actively label what we can, cannot and can somewhat control, we remove a lot of stress and anxiety from our lives. In this article I discuss stoicism, the trichotomy of control, and why you should incorporate it into you life by using examples of how it changed my life. Stoicism and the Trichotomy ofContinue reading “Stoicism and the Trichotomy of Control: Why You Need to Know What It Is and How It Changed My Life!”

Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process

Thanksgiving is next week and this year is unlike any other. Many of us have made the difficult decision not to spend the holiday with our family. As someone who has previously spent Thanksgiving without family I can relate to how tough this may be. In this article I show you how to use emotionalContinue reading “Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process”

19 Ways to Effectively Handle Uncertainty So You Can Stop Worrying and Start Living: Pandemic Edition

Thoughts are the most powerful thing we possess. When we change them, we have the ability to change our entire lives.

Comparative Guilt

feeling(s) of guilt for not being content because another person (known or unknown) may: love to be in your situation; or are in a worse situation than you. Examples of comparative guilt in a sentence: Parents sometimes use comparative guilt and say, “there are starving children in Africa,” to force their children to eat vegetables. Mary’s thoughtsContinue reading “Comparative Guilt”