When The Desire To Be Needed Becomes Selfish

This article/essay was written by Matthew Sabatine The desire to be needed is not abnormal. The strong desire to help others and contribute to society, I think, is arguably connected to our need for belongingness and positive self-esteem based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs. Belongingness is the need for acceptance in a group (i.e. family,... Continue Reading →

Has Evolution Hardwired Us to Be Sad?

Written by: Matthew Sabatine I once heard that the human mind is like a theatre. That makes sense to me. We have evolving stories that we tell ourselves that help us orchestrate unity, purpose, meaning, self-enhancement, and contact with other humans. [1][2] You may often take for granted what you tell yourself, but it matters... Continue Reading →

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