Philosophy

Contentment over Happiness: Why It’s Better To Be Content Than Happy

Contentment—the knowledge that things are OK exactly as they are, right now—is highly valued by many cultures.

Symbolism Of Finger Rings: What Wearing Rings On Each Finger Means

Finger rings carry a lot of spiritual and cultural meanings. Take a look at the symbolism of rings and what wearing rings in each finger actually means.

The Epicurean Philosophy for Happiness: How To Be Happy & Seek Pleasure

The Epicurean philosophy can help us understand what makes us happy and what we can do to experience happiness and pleasure in life.

Mono No Aware: The Awareness Of The Impermanence of Things

Mono-no aware is an awareness of impermanence and a feeling of wistfulness about the reality of existence. It means “an empathy toward things.”

How To Find A Purpose in Life and Give Your Life Meaning?

Have you ever noticed how one of the first questions people will ask you is: what do you do? Like it answers them who we are, and what we are all about. In many cases, it does.

Religious Repression: How It Works and The Road To Recovery 

Recovering from religious repression is a journey from disempowerment to freedom, and it usually takes a fair amount of time — but in the end, nothing is of greater value.

Zen Koans: 5 Profound Paradoxical Riddles To Expand Your Mind

Zen Koans are paradoxical riddles used in Zen Buddhism as a meditation discipline, which help you become a more self-aware & wiser person.

What Is Hygge and How You Can Start Practicing It Immediately

Want to live a comfortable, warm, safe, peaceful and happy life? It's time you start practicing the Danish lifestyle philosophy Hygge.

Can Saving Money Make You Happier?

Can Saving Money Make You Happier In Life? Study Says YES!

Bruce Lee: Be Like Water

Be like water making its way through cracks.

Rethinking Mental Illness: Are We Drugging Our Prophets and Healers?

“He realized he wasn’t the only one; he wasn’t crazy, and he certainly didn’t need medications. He needed some sleep, support, and encouragement to become the healer that he’s now blossoming into.”

What it Means to Hold Space for Someone

How to be there for the people who need you most

All Oppression Is Connected

A well intended person commented with something along the lines of being affected by being on the other side of an oppression that others cannot understand. More to the point, what can a white girl living what appears to be a middle class life possibly know about standing behind the gate of a burning oppressive hell?.. Read more, Mind talk by Empoweress Get your thoughts/poetry/quotes/videos published in our Readers Blog, login/register on www.themindsjournal.com to submit.

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

Here's a cheat sheet of "The 48 Laws Of Power," by bestselling author Robert Greene.

The True 10 Rules for Being Human

1. YOU WILL RECEIVE A BODY. You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for the entire period this time around.

Osho Quotes: 15 of The Wisest Quotes from The Spiritual Teacher

Osho is one of many revolutionary spiritual figures who encourage people to free themselves from the prison they’ve created in their minds, which is easier to escape than they think. Here're 15 wisest Osho Quotes.

The 10 Commandments Of Rational Debate (Logical Fallacies Explained)

Looking for an edge so you can win your next big argument, and emerge as the unbeatable winner of every rational debate there is?

Morality Of Wisdom: There Is No Such Thing As Good Or Bad

Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

15 Questions Psychological Test To Find Out Your Purpose In Life

Here is the one experiment which helps you to discover your life purpose. Read the below steps carefully and do it.

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

In order to get along with another person, it means you must be able to co-exist in some degree of peace. That means you are not fighting or fleeing one another.