Overcoming Learned Helplessness

              Life can be difficult. In fact, there’s some people who experience such levels of adversity that they end up developing a sense and belief of learned helplessness. There was some research done through atrocious experimentation in the 1960s that established this fact. I’m going to spare you the details on those experiments (look into them at your own discretion), but essentially it showed that … Continue reading Overcoming Learned Helplessness

What is Coaching?

Coaching is something that’s often confused with therapy. It makes sense; both practices involve someone helping another person solve their problems and work around things if needed, just in very different ways. On top of that, therapy can often be a much longer process that’s oriented towards unpacking the past in a way to resolve present issues. Coaching on the other hand is typically the … Continue reading What is Coaching?

A Humble Opinion

“Perhaps you are overvaluing what you don’t have and undervaluing what you do.” — Jordan Peterson There are only so many things we can be capable of. It’s a concept we’ve discussed multiple times before: nobody is perfect because a perfect person makes everybody else useless. What we haven’t discussed, however, is the idea that we often spend so long looking towards things to gain … Continue reading A Humble Opinion

A Gentle Aggression

“Face the demands of life voluntarily. Respond to a challenge instead of bracing for catastrophe.” A big problem that a lot of people have is they become so anxious and worried about future events that they don’t actually end up doing anything about it because their fear holds them down. Their fight or flight response works, but it tenses up. Many people don’t understand that … Continue reading A Gentle Aggression

An Unusual Source of Wisdom

“Perfection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love.”  — Uncle Iroh Uncle Iroh is a fictional character from an animated kids show called Avatar: The Last Airbender. Although the show is made simple for children to understand, a second look and a second thought reveals an astonishing amount of underlying messages, wisdom, and maturity for older audiences … Continue reading An Unusual Source of Wisdom