By Kira M. Newman | January 31, 2024
Courtney E. Martin has spent her adult life dismantling the dark side of her longing to be of service to others.
To psychologists, purpose is an abiding intention to achieve a long-term goal that is both personally meaningful and makes a positive mark on…Read More
Robert Emmons, perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, argues that gratitude has two key components, which he describes…Read More
The term “empathy” is used to describe a wide range of experiences. Emotion researchers generally define empathy as the ability to sense…Read More
Altruism is when we act to promote someone else’s welfare, even at a risk or cost to ourselves. Though some believe that humans are…Read More
"When our nervous system has enough cues of safety, we are in a better state to approach goals, tackle challenges, think creatively, and access a whole array of inner resources."― How to Prepare Your Nervous System for New Goals, by Beth Kurland