- Never worry in your head.
- Hold on to hope but let go of expectation.
- When you try to control your past you give up control of your future.
- If you crave intimacy, practice vulnerability.
- Feeling bad is hard enough without feeling bad about feeling bad.
- Resilience comes from better habits not more coping skills.
- Emotional intelligence isn’t enough; you need emotional fitness.
- Focus is a subtraction problem.
- If you want to feel differently, you need to think and act differently.
- Falling off the wagon isn’t the problem; it’s the rolling around in the mud that gets you.
- You need more whitespace in your life.
- The best conversations are about connection, not information.
- Stop insisting that the world act the way you want it to tomorrow and it will be easier to work with the world you have today.
- Dating is an experiment: Look for data.
- Just because something feels bad doesn’t mean it is bad.
- Helpful criticism is about making the world better; unhelpful criticism is about making yourself feel better.
- How we habitually think determines how we habitually feel.
- Cultivate emotional curiosity.
- Confidence comes from trusting yourself to act on your values instead of your fears.
- If you want to think differently, hang out with different people.
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In the last five years working as a psychologist, I’ve done approximately 5,000 therapy sessions with clients. And since I started blogging three years ago, I’ve written 235 articles about psychology and mental health. These are the ideas I’ve come to believe are most essential for cultivating...