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An optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large.
The study of human behavior as it relates to biology and physical biochemical states. The study of how the body affects the mind, and how the mind affects the body.
A state of human consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion.
A Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." The word "ikigai" is usually used to indicate the source of value in one's life or the things that make one's life worthwhile.
A consistent behavioural application of the 6 Core Values and any other values you identify as important to you. Living with integrity means most of your behaviour can be easily aligned to your core values.
A piece of work that provides an income. This may or may not contribute to your mission. Contributing to an income does not automatically qualify as contributing to a mission or as having integrity.
Kingdom Building is a process of creating social relationships in places that you frequent.
Viktor Frankl’s Logotherapy is based on the premise that the human person is motivated by a “will to meaning,” an inner pull to find a meaning in life.
A theory that there are several fundamentally distinct ways in which people express and receive love.
Psychological & emotional manipulation are types of social influence that aim to change the behavior or perception of others through abusive, deceptive, or underhanded tactics.
The act of developing the mind directly, as it relates to core faculties - particularly focus, attention, and calmess.
A well-known theory and test of personality types, which is used to help people understand themselves and each other.
Ongoing activities and actions that give you a sense of meaning and a reason for participating in life. Typically, a meaningful mission is directly based on your personal values. This may include a higher “purpose” and goals towards this dream, however the actions of the present moment are given the most importance for creating a sense of meaning.
The concept that instead of singular personalities, our minds are composed of multiple personalities which sometimes compete, giving rise to a feeling if internal conflict.
Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, activates feelings of trust and attraction between people when it is released in the brain, and it rises in the early stages of romantic love.
Any sensation that one does not enjoy or consider pleasurable. Pain is not the same as “harm”, which is permanent unhelpful damage.
What occurs inside someone after they observe an external event. It is the sensational responses that come from an interpretation of an objective event.
Regret is a negative conscious and emotional reaction to one's personal decision-making, a choice resulting in action or inaction.
The perception of possessing an ongoing and unbroken connection with another sentient being, inanimate object, or deceased being.
Let go of that which you cannot or should not control ( everything outside of your own behaviour ) while reflecting on the effect the outside world has on you and maintaining boundaries against harmful influences.
Sadness is an emotional pain associated with, or characterized by, feelings of disadvantage, loss, despair, grief, helplessness, disappointment and sorrow.
Questioning any version of the truth presented to you, not accepting first impressions or appearances no matter how “right” they feel. Seeking to clarify and prove things “wrong” until they are substantially evidenced, rather than trying to prove yourself right.
The process of investigating something, with the objective of ascertaining an unquestionable result.
The art of influencing a woman (or man) into feeling attracted to you by exploiting the psychology about what women want.
Self-development, or personal development, covers all activities that one undertakes to improve one's life.
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