Expectations: The #1 little known, awful effect


Just how does holding onto unrealistic expectations affect our mental health? Here’s a simple framework for letting go and leading a happier life. The impact of expectations Today, our rates of antidepressant prescriptions are rising: There were 20.8 million antidepressant drugs were prescribed in England from July to September 2021, a 1.28% increase from the … Read more

Emotion: wonderful & instinctive, but controllable — Letter 11


My interpretation of the Moral letters by Seneca. In Letter 11, he discussed if it always possible to have complete control of emotion. To look and act as though nothing is bothering you. Mindfulness and the Pause Much of our lives is spent in reaction to others and to events around us. The problem is … Read more