Articles

A rotating selection of my most popular recent articles and guides.

Cognitive Restructuring Main Wignall

Cognitive Restructuring: The Complete Guide to Changing Negative Thinking [2019]

How to be more assertive home Nick Wignall

Assertiveness for Beginners [Step-by-Step Guide]

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A Mind Unconquered: 15 Bits of Stoic Wisdom to Cultivate Inner Peace

digital minimalism beginner challenge

Digital Minimalism for Beginners: A 30-Day Challenge

3 Little Lists Organize My Life Nick Wignall

How I Organize My Life with 3 Little Lists

The Heart of Unhappiness Nick Wignall Article

The Unhappiness Trap: Do All Unhappy People Share a Common Trait?

The Perfectionism Puzzle Nick Wignall

The Perfectionism Puzzle: Why Emotion, Not Achievement, Explains Perfectionism

The Other Side of Mental Health Essay Nick Wignall

The Other Side of Mental Health

Paradoxical Problems When Hard Work Doesn't Work Nick Wignall

Paradoxical Problems: When Hard Work Doesn’t Work

Momento Contendere Nick Wignall

Memento Contendere: The Benefits of Intentionally Anticipating Our Struggles

Control anxiety backfire Nick Wignall

Trying to Control Anxiety Will Always Backfire

Why We Worry

Why We Worry (and How to Stop)

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Ordinary Mindfulness: 10 Simple Ways to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life

Feeling Bad

In Defense of Feeling Bad

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Potty Training My Daughter Made Me a Better Psychologist

What If Daddy Issues Are Really Daddy Habits Nick Wignall

What If Daddy Issues Are Really Daddy Habits?