Articles Tagged: <span>thoughts</span>

How to Design Your Thoughts for Better Creativity

Creativity breathes happiness and meaning into life—but what happens when you feel like your creativity is stunted? After all, we’ve all had those moments when the creative juices seem to have just run out. If it feels like your muses are taking an extended vacation, it’s time to start trying to lure them back. And […]

How to Know If You’re Suffering From Creative Burnout (And What to Do About It)

No matter how much you might love doing something, the chances are good that you’re going to have some days when you just don’t feel like doing it. This is true for our professional and personal lives: those days when you come this close to leaving your job, or throw down your paintbrush in frustration because […]

The Keys to Flow and How to Find Your Focus

A lot of times, work can be difficult, tedious, or downright frustrating. We’ve all had those days that seem to drag on forever: the ideas don’t come, the energy isn’t there, and you can’t seem to stay focused on the task at hand. Those are the days that make you want to throw up your […]

Why Your Mental Health Can Protect Your Physical Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” In other words, being healthy is more than simply “not being sick.” If you want to live a truly healthy life, you’ve got to focus on your mental health […]

How Do I Beat Loneliness?

Cèline Dion doesn’t want to be “all by [her]self,” and neither do most of us.  Loneliness not only affects your happiness; it affects your health. One study showed that social isolation resulted in a 50% increase in premature death. And, loneliness has been correlated with high blood pressure, decrease in cognitive abilities, and depression.  But […]

How to Use Design Thinking to Conquer Self-Doubt

John Steinbeck was an American author whose works include renowned classics like The Grapes of Wrath, East of Eden, and Of Mice and Men. The Grapes of Wrath is considered part of the American literary canon, and it won both the National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, and is often included in […]

Dissolving Complexity

When you’re trying to improve your life, it’s easy for things to get overly complicated, really quickly. In fact, it often seems like the minute you set a goal or deliberate focus for yourself, lots of questions start to pop up all at once. Is that really possible?What would that even look like?What am I […]

How to Stay in a Place of Happiness

Some happy moments are fleeting: a fiery sunset on a peaceful beach, watching your kid get to the final round in the spelling bee, or finally emptying your inbox (just me?). But while moments like these come and go throughout your life, it’s possible to stay in a place of happiness all the time. Now, when […]