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?”

The Philosopher’s Notebook: Writing Prompt #002

philosopher's notebook book

Once again, I’m returning to the well of “The Philosopher’s Notebook: A Creative Journal for Thinkers and Philosophers.”

For those of you who didn’t read my first philosophical prompt article, this book contains several sections of guides on famous philoosphers and their popular arguments as well as a writing prompt after each section to share your own thoughts.… Read more “The Philosopher’s Notebook: Writing Prompt #002”

What Is Minimalism and Is It a Fit for My Lifestyle?

Minimalism is a lifestyle and philosophy that encourages people to live with less, focusing on simplicity and intentionality in all aspects of their lives. At its core, minimalism is about stripping away the excess and focusing on what truly matters. From fashion to home decor to personal relationships, minimalism is a mindset that can be applied to all areas of life.… Read more “What Is Minimalism and Is It a Fit for My Lifestyle?”

How You Can Make Important Changes and Maintain Them Permanently

“I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” – Stephen Hawking

Change is hard. Everyone has things about themselves, their environment, or their lives that they want to change, but find it difficult or impossible to pivot and keep momentum after the initial sprint.… Read more “How You Can Make Important Changes and Maintain Them Permanently”