How Anger Can Heal Us

    Anger, generally considered the most forbidden and primal of all emotions, is more accurately the most complex, nuanced, and misunderstood, particularly by mental health professionals. Anger has positive psychological and social purposes that range from releasing negative sentiment to motivating us to find solutions — to correct wrong behaviors, challenge social injustice, and […]

The Six Habits of Highly Grateful People

By Jeremy Adam Smith on Wednesday September 28th, 2016 How You Can Tell if Someone is Grateful I’m terrible at gratitude. How bad am I? I’m so bad at gratitude that most days, I don’t notice the sunlight on the leaves of the Berkeley oaks as I ride my bike down the street. I […]

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A Helpful Guide to Cultivating Gratitude

By Sofo Archon on Saturday April 15th, 2017 How to Create an Attitude of Appreciation To be grateful means to be simple. To be grateful means to be joyful. To be grateful means to be content. Unfortunately, most people have been conditioned to live in discontentment. In our competitive, materialistic, consumption-driven society, we’ve been programmed […]