Wealth and Well-Being

What is the nature of the relationship between wealth and perceived well-being? In my previous post, I mentioned that there are instances where people accumulate a significant amount of wealth at the expense of their well-being. While this is true in some cases, I think it is also important to point out that there are … Continue reading Wealth and Well-Being

The Pursuit of Happiness

What does it mean to be happy, and how can I make strides towards achieving my own happiness? It is written in the second paragraph of the U.S. constitution "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness

Finding Meaning In the Mundane

How can I live a more fulfilling life when I am stuck in the same day-to-day routine? There are times when we have all felt like we are in somewhat of a rut. Whether that be at work, in school, or in our extracurricular activities, there are times when we get just plain tired of … Continue reading Finding Meaning In the Mundane

How PERMA Theory Could Be Applicable to Holding Religious Beliefs

Is it possible that religious beliefs and values give people a more fulfilling life through PERMA theory? Recommended reading before this article: "The Power of Positive Psychology": https://theinquisitivemind.home.blog/2019/08/12/the-power-of-positive-psychology/ As I have mentioned in the above post, I am a huge advocate of positive psychology for its far reaching applications towards a more fulfilling life. To … Continue reading How PERMA Theory Could Be Applicable to Holding Religious Beliefs

How to Administer Cognitive Therapy… To Yourself

What is Cognitive Therapy, and how can I use it to enhance my outlook on life? The use of the term "therapy" refers to relieving some sort of pain or disorder. This can include brain stimulation therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and somatic therapy, among several others. From the names of these, it sounds as if a … Continue reading How to Administer Cognitive Therapy… To Yourself