Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

How Human Resources Pros Can Help Employees Defeat Imposter Syndrome

It may not be the most glamorous job in the world, but there is an element of flair to working in human resources. People aren’t reducible to simple numbers or even facts, so recruitment requires a certain amount of insight, instinct, and imagination. Human resources professionals need to imagine how each candidate will fit into […]

Are You Too Self Critical?

Self-criticism to a certain extent is not bad. It encourages self-improvement and keeps your ego in check. But if you are inclined to be too self critical, you’re setting yourself up for depression, failure and a lot of unhappiness in the long run. If your inner voice constantly belittles you, you eventually become what you […]

How the Internet Can Help You With Your Daily Prayer for Today

There are days when life just seems to get to you. Suddenly, waking up in the morning isn’t as easy as you think. Your body feels heavy. You feel exhausted – as if you’re done with everything and everyone. All of a sudden, nothing feels good anymore. The things that used to get you so […]

Beyond Bitterness: How to Rid Yourself of Its Venom | The Daily Mind

Bitterness is one of the worst things that can happen to a person. Like a cancer, it eats away at your soul, poisons your life, and slays your spirit. Yet, even as it continues its rabid destruction of the heart and mind, bitter people don’t recognize it and will not admit to being bitter.

What Leads to Anxiety Disorders?

One in five Americans has experienced an anxiety disorder in the past year.  Given how very common anxiety disorders are, the discomfort they cause, and the degree to which they can impair quality of life, it’s not surprising that there has been a great deal of work in trying to understand where they come from, […]

How Does Bill Gates Stay Inspired? ‘Think Weeks’ in Seclusion

When it comes to productivity and staying inspired, you often hear the suggestion of getting some fresh air or opting for a standing desk. Ask Bill Gates, however, and he’ll tell you to go take a week off in seclusion, free from Wi-Fi and all civilization. Yep, coworkers, friends and even family excluded.

Are You In A Codependent Relationship? Here’s How To Deal With It

Defining a codependent relationship can be quite complex. If one partner is codependent, what does that make of the other person in the relationship? Do both of them have mental issues? Then too, don’t all relationships have some degree of dependency? Codependency became a buzzword a few years back. Here’s a more precise description of […]

Platonic Intimacy: Why It’s Better than Mere Friendship

A friendship with platonic intimacy gives you the best of both worlds. It’s a relationship without the sex and complications that are inevitable with a romantic partner, but there’s a profound affinity that you can’t get from mere friendship alone.

4 Challenges of Marriage in The Modern World and How to Handle Them

Millennials are facing challenges to marriage that are vastly different from those of their parents and grandparents. This generation (born between 1981-1996) are also getting married at an older age than their parents. But chronological age aside, their values and how they view their roles in matrimony are vastly different from those of the older […]

How to Know if Your Partner is ‘The One’

The concept of soulmates dates back to 360 BC in Plato’s Symposium. Plato tells us a story that describes humans as originally having four arms, four legs, and a single head made of two faces. He explains that we were all split from our other halves, constantly trying to put ourselves back together. Related: How […]