Behavioral Development: How to Create Lasting Change That Will Stick

Rome, Italy

  In the late 1960’s, psychologist Walter Mischel and Ebbe B. Ebbesen conducted a study popularly known as the “The Marshmallow Test”, in which children were presented with two choices. The purpose of this study was to understand deferred gratification, the ability to resist the temptation of an immediate reward and wait for a later… [Read More]

What I Learned This Year – 2014

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Focus on the journey, not the destination This year was quite a journey – a combination of both pleasure and pain. As it is almost time for the New Year, reflecting back on what I’ve done in a nutshell, I have managed to complete many goals including: improving my own habits, partaking in many adventures… [Read More]

The Single Greatest Investment You Can Possibly Make

Today I realized what self-worth means. Respect Is More Than a 7 Letter Word It doesn’t come from external sources (people, events, accomplishments etc.) It comes from no one actually. It comes from within. I’m sure we’ve all stumbled upon this cheesy advice at some point in our life. Even though this saying may be… [Read More]

Want to Get More Done in Less Time? Then Try Taking a Break

Credits: Ankush Gosain

In recent studies, Illinois psychology professor Alejandro Lleras, found that prolonged attention into a single task will hinder performance. The study concluded that the brain’s attentional resources decrease after a long period of focusing on a single task. Additionally, taking quick breaks in between your tasks allows you to reactivate your awareness and attention to… [Read More]

7 Powerful Advantages of Less

We’ve all heard the saying: “Less is more” But what does that really mean? It can mean a lot of things, but one thing is certain about less; it allows for more space. By having less, you allow yourself to notice the smaller moments that life presents. With less, we have the ability to slow… [Read More]