Your Next Big Thing
Do you ever feel stuck? Like you’re running in place in your job, your relationships, or how you relate to the world? Then welcome to Your Next Big Thing.
About Ben Michaelis, PhD
Ben Michaelis, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, and keynote speaker who often talks about topics related to creativity, mental health, and personal purpose.
On the Today Show
Clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Michaelis and Sascha de Gersdorff of Women’s Health magazine share strategies for balancing work and home life to avoid Career Compulsive Disorder.
The human instinct for self preservation is an inherently optimistic way of approaching the world because it assumes two things: 1. There will be a future and 2. We want to be a part of that future. However, in spite of this inherent optimism, we also carry with us certain biases that can lead to […]Read more
In August 2013 Robbi Behr of Chestertown, Maryland, discovered a small, beautiful bouquet of flowers on her doorstep. The attached card, which was addressed to Robbi and her husband Matthew read, “A small gift to brighten your day.” The card was signed by Chester York. However, neither Robbi nor Matthew knew anyone named Chester York. […]Read more
Most people tend to run from failure as though it were some kind of disease — a life sentence. Yet, it is anything but that. Failure is not only good for you, it is actually essential to your well-being, growth and how successful you could be in your life. The problem with failure is that […]Read more
Overnight shipping from Amazon. Panicked, last minute phone calls to florists. Saturday night drug store runs to track down the last Mother’s Day card. Just this once, forget about all that. This Mother’s Day, do something different. Do something radical. Do something, dare I say, sacrilegious: Don’t buy your mother a gift. Before you throw your Whitman’s […]Read more