I wondered how his life may have been different if he had more direction, more encouragement, and more self-compassion.
He argues that all humans have “common needs” – around thirty of them.
Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness in our lives; it’s the process that teaches us the most about who we are.
Just like your arm muscles need sleep to recharge and rest, your willpower needs the same.
How can we teach our children that learning can and should take place outside of the classroom in addition to in the classroom?
We like to believe that all mothers are proud when their daughters surpass them; however, research shows that this is not so.
Exercise may also boost feel-good endorphins, release muscle tension, help you sleep better, and reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
For many people, bad habits fill specific needs. For instance, nail biting relieves anxiety and procrastination simulates relaxation.
It’s very possible that you are disorganized because you simply have never tried to be organized. However, there is also the possibility that you are disorganized because you are missing executive function skills.