You may believe that meaningful action on climate change is impossible or that the window has closed, but I’m here to tell you that it isn’t and it hasn’t. However, it is drawing near and we must begin to act now. A recent study published in August 2018 reveals that we actually might have until
Welcome to part two of my three-part blog series on the psychology behind climate change. Part two focuses on waking up to the urgent threat runaway climate change presents to our planet and our species. If you haven’t read part one, I encourage you to do so. Now, take a deep breath, calm your yourself,
Welcome to this three-part blog series exploring the psychology behind humanity’s response to the global threat of climate change. Part one introduces the central role psychology plays in our response to climate change and explores the influences of evolutionary biology. Part two takes a clear look at the real and urgent threat climate change presents.
We all want to be successful in life, but what do we really mean by “success” and what is it we are really wanting? For much of our country’s history being successful has meant financial wealth, having a “good” job, and maybe even becoming rich and famous. However, how many rich people have you heard
In 2006 Sogyal Rinpoche, the world-renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher and author of the highly acclaimed The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, called Westerners lazy. I know what you might be thinking, “How could I be lazy if I’m so busy all the time?!?” This is an important question that deserves a little unpacking as it speaks
I can remember my first big breakup. It was gut-wrenchingly painful. I was twenty-two years old and very much in love. We had been together for nearly five years, which at that age felt like a lifetime. My mother had become very ill a few years prior and she was no longer able to parent. The
Welcome to part two of the blog series Born Broken. If you have not read part one I encourage you to do so first, otherwise you may feel a bit lost. Part two examines the basic question of what the purpose and function of myth is and how the misinterpretation of the creation myth of
The following is a guest post from Cecelia Johnson at RecognitionWorks on making the tough decision to go to treatment for addiction and the benefits that can come about from taking the leap: Introduction Going to treatment is a wonderful, life-changing decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. But for many, it’s also one of the most difficult choices to