Does Focusing on Mindsets Help with Happiness?
Lately, I have received multiple requests to try to connect a focus of mindsets to happiness. In one request, the requester said something along the lines of, “If you can connect mindsets to happiness, people will focus more on mindsets because everyone is interested in improving their happiness.” I want to make this connection, but […]
Mindsets: The Circuit Board of Our Mind
What part of us is responsible for why we process and operate in the ways that we do? Our mind. Yet, personal development efforts rarely focus on the mind. With advances in both psychology and neuroscience, we know more about the brain than ever before. Although most of this learning has occurred in the past […]
Want to Elevate or Transform Your Life? It Will Require You to Become More Mentally Mature
The ideas in this blog post are me trying to flesh out my thinking and learning associated with a new book that I am reading: “Immunity to Change” by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey. Let me start with what I have come to believe as truth: While we may be limited in the degree […]
Becoming a More Positive Influence: Start with Rewiring Your Brain
If we have developed the wiring for a certain orientation, or if we rely upon one side of our prefrontal cortex, does that mean that we are stuck? No! We can rewire our brains to navigate life more effectively and become more of someone others want to follow.