Category: Psychology of Survival

Psychology of Survival: The Danger of Comfort

We all have heard the clichés on comfort: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” and “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing grows there”. As with all clichés, there might be a truth hidden behind those words. How interesting…

Psychology of Survival: The Monkey and the Brain

Writing on the subject of the psychology of survival has been on my ‘things-I-want-to-do’ for way too long. The human mind boggles me, especially when it limits get to the test. Both end of the spectrum fascinate me: People who have successfully endured things…