We always get excited about a new year starting. Why though? We always want a new beginning to be more hopeful for the future. Everybody, when asked, wants something more or different than the year they are leaving behind even if it was the best year of their lives. Human beings are just wired that way. Then there are those who had a very tough year and they want it to end which is understandable. The calendar year is artificial though. We actually do not need to wait for Ja
Yeni seneye girerken cok heyecanlanip umitleniyoruz. Ama neden? Sanirim 365 yeni gunu barindiran yepyeni bir sene bize umit veriyor. Belki bu sene daha guzel seyler olacak! Aslinda takvim yilini biz cikardik, her yeni gune ayni heyecanla baslamak mumkun. Ama alismisiz bir kere kutlamalarla girdigimiz yeni sene belki en guzel dileklerimizin gerceklesecegi yil olacak. Neden olmasin? Bize guzel enerji ve umit verdigi surece herseye raziyim. Sizinle kendi benimsedigim, bir cok se
I am setting aside a time to do "reflection day" every year in December. I highly recommend it. Why? Because human mind tends to think more of what we lack, what we have not achieved more than all the great things that happened to us. "Negativity bias" is a term used in positive psychology field to explain how our minds are more inclined to focus on negative. In order to negate that we need to consciously look what was great about our year that we may have already forgotten.