Winter blues? Deze tips kunnen helpen

It was somewhere in the middle of January that Monday was suddenly called Blue Monday and it looks like we’re in a collective slump. But the cold weather and dark days don’t make you grumpy: These tips from Kyra will help you appreciate winter. blue monday Today is Blue Monday and we seem to be … Read more

Stepdad surprised his 10-year-old stepdaughter at school with news of her official adoption

Here’s an adoption surprise that will grab your attention! When Mickey Russell began dating his current wife, Sarah, five years ago, he quickly struck up an affair with her daughter, Camryn. Both spouses have two children from their former partners. And while most people would say such an arrangement would be complicated, these people have … Read more

What Is Love? A Tender and Poetic Illustrated Celebration of the Elemental Human Quest – The Marginalian

Gamble everything for love, Rumi wrote, if you are a real human being. “Apathy does not reach majesty.” Eight centuries later, we continue to spend our lives trying to win something we don’t fully understand but constantly identify, and we keep betting on all the wrong things: we mistake admiration, clarity, and manifestations of success … Read more

Music, the Neural Harmonics of Emotion, and How Love Restrings the Brain – The Marginalian

“Lights and shadows flutter continually across the inner sky, and I know not where they come from nor where they go,” Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote in his notebook one spring day in 1840. “Neither do I inquire closely about them.” “It is dangerous to consider such phenomena carefully. It is appropriate to create a substance where … Read more

How to Develop and Cultivate a Growth Mindset

There is no denying that modern life throws countless obstacles in our way. However, as Marcus Aurelius used to say, “The mind adapts and turns to its own purposes is an obstacle to our representation. What stands in the way becomes the way.” What this ancient Roman emperor meant is that as long as we … Read more

The Impact of Self-Awareness on Relationships

Earlier in my career I had a work personality and a home personality. Even a DISC evaluation revealed this duplication. My natural state is one who pushes things forward and uses encouragement or influence to bolster support. My adaptive state is someone who sticks to the rules and complies and is a boring corporate suit. … Read more