Joel Joseph

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10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Emotional Intelligence

9 ways to stop overthinking (so that you can start living)

You are one step away from feeling happy. Except that you think too much. Come to think of it – overthinking might be the reason that’s holding you …

Are You Criticizing Yourself? Buddhists Have a Message That You Need to Hear

Some of us blame ourselves way too much. Whether it’s our job, or relationship, it’s like our mind falls into the trap of thinking it’s always our …

How to know if you're dating a narcissist

In Greek Mythology, Narcissus was known for his own beauty and was in love with himself. In reality, narcissism is when someone is obsessed with an idealized version of themselves, which they project to avoid facing their real, damaged self.<p>Dating someone new can be hard enough, but it can be …

Narcissism

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

<i>Written by</i> Nicolle Hook<p>Let me start by clarifying something. When I refer to my “anxiety,” I’m not simply talking about my fears or situations that make me nervous. I’m not talking about the kind of anxiousness that everyone experiences throughout their life. I’m talking about generalized anxiety …

Depression

5 Ways to Kick the Habits That Sap Your Mental Strength

Source: Alliance/Shutterstock<p>No matter what goals you've set for yourself, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The …

Self-help

Only A Minority Is Right

'It is possible that none of the religions are true, and it is absolutely impossible that more than one can be true.' -- Cicero, <i>On the Nature of the Gods</i>, 45 BCE'Each religious disputant triumphs in his turn while he carries on an offensive war and exposes the absurdities, barbarities, and …

Religion

Do You Suffer From Illusions Of Moral Superiority?

Do you think you're more honest than the average person? More principled? More fair?<p>If so, you're not alone. Studies consistently find that people think they're morally superior to others: more honest, principled and fair. This is hardly an isolated belief — people also think they're better than …

Psychology

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

10 Must-have apps that college students shouldn’t live without

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 45<p>The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It …

5 Powerful Questions to Ask When Things Seem to be Going Wrong

When things seem to be going wrong and you're stuck in a pit of fear, start getting curious and ask yourself some of these questions:<p>1. What opportunity is this giving me for growth, healing, evolution, or learning?<p>2. What would happen If I didn't label this as bad?<p>3. What meaning am I adding to …

Self-help

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

Relationships

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

Startups

What if the Purpose of Love is to Get Us out of Relationships, Not into Them?

The most memorable lecture of my college career was the one in which biological anthropologist Melvin Konner asked a room full of impressionable …

This Breathing Exercise Will Help You Keep Calm and Carry On

Necessary reading for that non-stop year's end hustle.<p>Thanks to this recent election cycle, there's no shortage of upsetting daily news items—coupled with end-of-year deadlines, pending travel plans, oh, and that December expense report—that have the potential to overwhelm a perfectly productive …

How to Uncover Your Hidden Talent

Who inspires you?<p><i>This article was originally written for blavity.com by Ebony F..</i><p>You are brilliant, and not on some self-helpy, abracadabra type stuff. In the same way that your DNA and fingerprints are entirely unique, you posses an aptitude and skill that no one else on the face of the earth has. …

Wendy Williams

Passenger's Note7 Wi-Fi prank causes an onboard freakout

Note to all Samsung Galaxy Note7 users (because yes, apparently there are still some of you out there): Nobody wants your explosion-prone phones on …

When Mental Illness Is Mistaken for Demonic Possession

When Nadia was 18, her parents took her to a Muslim faith healer who claimed to be able to exorcize her depression.<p>Throughout her adolescence in Saudi Arabia, Nadia* struggled to find joy in life.<p>"As time went on, I felt like I couldn't hold myself together," Nadia said. "It feels like my life is …

Mental Health

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People | Inc.com

Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns and wishes are better equipped to manage or avoid conflict, negotiate win-win scenarios, and …

Success

4 Ways to Reduce Depression Without Medication

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Depression, sometimes known also as clinical …

Health Information

Mood Disorders Are Linked To Higher Intelligence, Science Says

No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.”- Aristotle<p>Nowadays, doctors tend to give medicaments at the first symptoms of a mood …

Are You Fueling Stress and Anxiety, or Are You Practicing Freedom?

Constant access to phone, email, texts, tweets, and a 24 hour news cycle keeps us connected and up to date. And this access can keep our nervous systems vigilant.<p><b>We are capable of putting ourselves on alert first thing in the morning and keeping ourselves there until we fall asleep (if we can fall</b> …

Mindfulness

The Neuroscience of Strategic Leadership

By focusing your attention on the "high road" of the mind, you can become the kind of leader who helps improve the world. Most leadership is …

Neuroscience

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How to Stop Doubting Yourself So You Can Go After Your Dreams

<b>“The gap between what we do and what we’re capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” ~Gandhi</b><p>I have lived most of my life …

Self-improvement

Why we’re all everyday climate change deniers

Global warming is scary and abstract. No wonder we struggle to face up to it – and let politicians and industry off the hook<p>After Donald Trump won last month’s US presidential election, hot takes speedily declared it game over for the planet. But as Al Gore said at the weekend, “despair is just …

Climate