“Trust Builds One Instance At A Time” – Brené Brown On Paying Attention To Our Loved Ones

“Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of.” – Bob Vanourek In her book Daring Greatly, researcher Brené Brown beautifully and accurately describes how disengagement slowly eats away at the core of relationships especially at the aspect of trust. There are moments in every relationship when one is deeply engaged in…

“As Much As Talent Counts, Effort Counts Twice.” – Angela Duckworth on Grit

“Do not talk about giftedness, inborn talents! One can name great men of all kinds who were very little gifted. They acquired greatness, became ‘geniuses’ (as we put it). . . . They all possessed that seriousness of the efficient workman which first learns to construct the parts properly before it ventures to fashion a great whole; they…

“The More Our Focus Gets Disrupted, The Worse We Do” – Daniel Goleman on the Dangers Of Distractions

“Your focus is your reality” – Yoda Dr. Daniel Goleman is a world renowned psychologist, author and teacher. His best-selling book “Focus: The Hidden Driver Of Excellence” focuses on the intricacies of the subtle art and science of paying attention. We live in a world of information abundance and attention poverty. Today’s children and teens…

“Compassion Does Not Exist Without Boundaries.” – Brené Brown on Boundaries

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” – Pema Chödrön Brené Brown is a research professor in Social Work who…

“We are only half awake.” – William James on the Psychology of Human Energy

In a presidential address delivered at the American Philosophical Association at Columbia University (December 28, 1906) titled “The Energies of Men”, the American philosopher, psychologist and physician, William James threw light on the nature of the energy human beings possess “to run their mental and moral operations”. “Every one is familiar with the phenomenon of…