The Negativity Bias

Two headlines… Small Boy Saves the Life of Elderly Woman… and… Car Thieves Steal Twelve Cars in One Night. Which one sells more papers or gets more internet clicks? Most likely, the one about the car thieves. Why? Because of something called the negativity bias.  The negativity bias, according to Wikipedia, “is the notion that, even when of…

The Experience of Life

Humans fall into the trap of thinking that they will be happy and their lives will be complete when they… get into that school… get that degree… get that new job… earn that specific amount of money… buy that car… build that dream house… blah… blah… blah… The truth is that the happiness we get…

Mind Control

When you read those words… mind control, you might think about the media and its efforts to twist and sensationalize stories, advertising campaigns designed to shift your thinking, or some kind of possessed cult leader. Well, the mind control that I’m talking about is the control YOU have over your own mind. With the pandemic…

Great Start To Your Day

It is no secret that the most successful and productive people on the planet start their days with strict rituals that involve getting the body and mind primed for the day.  Well, truth be told, I have not been super disciplined with my morning routines this past year. One of my primary goals in 2021…

Friday’s Findings: 01.01.2021

1.  Happy 2021!!! What you focus on this next year will matter… 2.  Commitment I am making in 2021…I posted a video a few weeks ago with Hal Elrod, author of the book Miracle Mornings, doing a keynote speech about attitude, overcoming adversity, and creating the life you want. I mentioned a movie, called The Miracle Morning Movie, that…

Be in Awe of Your Body

There are certain words that I really, really like. I occasionally post those on my Friday’s Findings at drbizjak.com. One word that I have been thinking about more recently is awe. I love this word!  One definition of awe is a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder. It is so easy to lose our…