How to get motivated, according to science

Research says to stop being so rational. Get those emotions going instead.



Alarmingly Shallow: The effects of Internet on our culture, community, and social well being

The paths of technology and human existence have never been as convoluted. Both are so reliant upon one another for continued change and increased effectiveness—with technology inherent in our …


Great review and evaluation of this work.

How Mindfulness Works: What does the Field of Science have to Offer?

“We all know that life is suffering – but why do we suffer? And when we spend ten minutes sniffing, examining, chewing, and finally mindfully eating a raisin, what exactly happens to our brains?”


Rick Hanson is amazing. I have taken his course on creating positive emotions. He has a way of putting things that is engaging and easy to understand. I would recommend this work.