How Harter’s Competence Motivation Theory helps explain Krakauer’s “Into the Wild”

Christopher McCandless, famously known as Alexander Supertramp, or “Alex”, was only 24 when his remains were found in the Fairbanks City 142 bus outside of Alaska’s Denali National Park. Chris (pictured below) fell in love with the idea of self-actualization and freedom through nature thanks to authors like Jack London, Henry David Thoreau, and LeoContinue reading “How Harter’s Competence Motivation Theory helps explain Krakauer’s “Into the Wild””

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work: How To Form Longer Lasting Habits

If you’re like me, and that most likely explains why you’re reading a blog post about improving habitual behavior, you like to set goals. Flashback to January 1, 2020. This is not only the start of a new year but a new decade! I personally spent hours writing and deciding on resolutions, goals, and dreamsContinue reading “Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work: How To Form Longer Lasting Habits”