10 Helpful Principles of Essential Minimalism to Change Your Life

minimalist curio cabinet

Essential minimalism is a lifestyle philosophy that focuses on simplifying life by removing excess and focusing on what is truly necessary and valuable. It emphasizes intent, clarity, and purpose. 

Since focusing extensively on decluttering, minimizing, and only hanging onto possessions I actually need and use, my mental health has improved beyond explanation.… Read more “10 Helpful Principles of Essential Minimalism to Change Your Life”

A Minimalist Approach to Fostering a Growth Mindset in Tech

In the complex world of tech, change is the only constant. Luckily, despite all the noise, there is a way to grow without getting lost in the weeds: taking a minimalist approach to fostering a growth mindset. This isn’t just about reorganizing your digital space or streamlining your code; it’s about embracing the essence of simplicity and growth, allowing us to adapt, innovate, and truly thrive.… Read more “A Minimalist Approach to Fostering a Growth Mindset in Tech”

The Importance of Nutrition in Mental Health: A Deep Dive into Nutritional Psychiatry


When I was growing up, mental health was not talked about nearly enough. In recent years, the discourse surrounding mental health has broadened beyond conventional therapies and medications to encompass lifestyle adjustments and dietary modifications as important aspects of treatment. Nutrition can be a super useful instrument in managing and ameliorating mental health issues.… Read more “The Importance of Nutrition in Mental Health: A Deep Dive into Nutritional Psychiatry”

The Wonderful World of Empathy

wonderful world of empathy black and white handshake

Empathy is that magical, almost mythical ability to not just understand but actually feel what someone else is feeling. It’s like the emotional equivalent of a superpower, minus the costume and code name. Let’s take this important moment to dive into the wonderful world of empathy–why it matters, why some people seem to have left it in their other pants, and how you can be a little less of a robot and a bit more human.… Read more “The Wonderful World of Empathy”

Why Am I So Angry and How Can I Employ Effective Anger Management Techniques?

anger management techniques angry stick figure

Anger is a natural, though often misunderstood, emotion. It can serve as a signal for underlying issues and, when managed effectively, can lead to positive change and personal growth.

However, when anger becomes overwhelming or uncontrolled, it can have destructive consequences on personal relationships, work performance, and overall well-being.… Read more “Why Am I So Angry and How Can I Employ Effective Anger Management Techniques?”

Why Is It Called Toxic Positivity?

While everyone chases this amorphous and loaded term, “happiness,” the truth is that it’s okay not to be happy sometimes. It’s impossible to be upbeat and optimistic all the time. It can actually do more harm than good to try. Blacking out or avoiding any negative feelings means we’re completely disregarding an entire range of emotions and invalidating them.… Read more “Why Is It Called Toxic Positivity?”