Why people fail at making big life changes

Personal change has two parts, but we only pay attention to one Behavior vs Evaluation Let’s say you want to change something about yourself. You want to lose some weight, get better at chess, or be less anxious in social situations. All personal changes break down to one of two types: changing what you do […]

This Popular Marcus Aurelius Quote Is Idiotic

If this article is coming up for you at all I have no doubt you have seen this quote before. “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Just be one.” — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Everyone seems to get some sort of Instagram-worthy good feels from this quote and I can’t for […]

Why You Should Hope Your Dreams Don’t Come True

“Don’t seek for everything to happen as you wish it would, but rather, wish that everything happens as it actually will” — Epictetus For those who don’t know, the ancient philosophy of Stoicism is all about finding peace and happiness regardless of your external circumstances. It does this by re-framing the way you look at […]