My Core Psychological Virtues

Although “psychological virtues” are many, I’ve found these to be the most consistently valuable for psychological health (which of course … More

Loneliness and Aloneness

You’ve heard the phrases, “I’m feeling lonely” and “I feel so alone”. These feeling-states of loneliness and aloneness are similar, … More

Does Free Will Exist?

Free will is complicated. Camp 1: Some people believe free will exists absolutely:  these people would say everyone operates with … More

The Paradox of Being

What should you do with yourself? Should you ‘get going’ and actively start doing everything you’re capable of? Or should … More

Peaceful Joy

The ultimate goal in life is a continual experience of peaceful joy. To put it simply and casually, peaceful joy … More

Calm Energy, Calm Attention

Say to yourself:  I will maintain calm energy and calm attention. You will quickly discover that having this intention, and … More

Who Needs the Truth?

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” – Thoreau. Why is this statement so powerful and, at … More