Audaciously Defiant: Cultivating Courage in the Face of Fear
Are you courageous? Philosophers and scientists see courage as persistence in the face of fear and adversity. Long considered a virtue, it is also a psychological strength that we can cultivate in times of need. Check out our article on how you can cultivate psychological courage.
Nosce te ipsum, or ‘know thyself’ is probably the most well-known of the Delphic maxims. This maxim has often used to stress the importance of self-awareness. Are we, however, as self-aware as we think we are? Read our article here on this important skill, with a particular focus on whether we are sufficiently self-aware of our emotional experiences.
On the Transience of Things, Nostalgic Reminiscence, and the Beauty of Imperfection
What can different cultures teach us about living a fuller, richer life? Plenty, in fact. In this article, we delve into wisdom from Japanese culture, and feature three concepts – mono no aware, natsukashii, and wabi-sabi, and how each informs us about the ideals of life and of our well-being.
Loneliness is on the rise across urbanized environments. Our tech-saturated, time-poor and solitary existences also takes a toll on our psychological well-being. Eugene Tee discusses some of the research on the effects of loneliness.
What makes a country’s citizens truly happy? Economic wealth and stability do lead to greater levels of national well-being, but a truer picture of a country’s wealth emerges when we consider more psychological factors – social ties, personal freedom, and natural environments. Check out our article on what makes a country truly wealthy.
Mindfulness and Emotions: Understanding Your Mind and the Benefits of Being Present
What is Mindfulness, and why is it so crucial for our psychological well-being?
Sandy Clarke and Eugene Tee present an accessible and informative read on the science of mindfulness, along with practical tips on how to develop this important skill.