Nezahualcoyotl (1402-1472), ruler of Texcoco, as depicted in the 16th century Codex Ixtlilxochitl. Date 16th century Source Scanned from Aztecs (ed. Eduardo Matos Moctezuma and Felipe Solis Olguin), p. 45. Author Anonymous

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What the Aztecs Can Teach Us

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0 In the spring semester of the school year, I teach a class called ‘Happiness’. It’s always packed with students because, like most people, they want to learn the secret to feeling fulfilled. ‘How many of you want to be happy in life?’ I ask. Everyone raises a hand. Always. ‘How many of you are planning to have children?’ Almost everyone… Read More »

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How We’re Harmed by Our Dissatisfaction with Ourselves

Letting go of self dissatisfaction and loving yourself

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Over the last five years or so, as I’ve worked with thousands of people on changing their habits, I’ve come to a realization: dissatisfaction with ourselves is a pretty universal phenomenon. We are unhappy with who we are, sometimes in small ways but often in very fundamental ways. We doubt ourselves, feel inadequate, dislike our looks, criticize our failing harshly, feel… Read More »

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Your brain, simple steps to activate your knowing

How to activate your happy chemicals.

Share Tweet Pin Reddit +1 Share Flip Stumble EmailShares 0Wisdom comes from within you and you know so much, really you do! Perhaps, however, you have forgotten your inherent knowing through a lifetime of influence outside of yourself. We train our brains and our ‘personalities’, by activating chemicals through our emotional experiences, either happy & joyful or melancholic. When we are in an imbalanced state, we can begin to doubt… Read More »