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May 2

What’s Your Endgame?

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This is my latest for PT. You can read it here: What’s Your Endgame?

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April 21

Entitled? Lack Empathy? Research Shows There Are Benefits

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My latest for PT. You can read it here: Entitled? Lack Empathy? Research Shows There Are Benefits

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March 21

Cultivate Silence and Communicate

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My latest for PT. You can read it here: Cultivate Silence and Communicate

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February 14

How do You Mend a Broken Heart?

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One of my recent favorites: How Do You Mend a Broken Heart? 5 Tips to Help You Move On

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January 28

Emotions Are Important, But Not So Much

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Emotions drive us, perhaps more than we would like to admit. In fact, the philosopher Hume postulated that we are more influenced by our feelings than by reason. We may not even be aware of how much our emotions influence us. But if one can accept that emotions play an unconscious role and would like to make more rational decisions and decrease the impact of emotion, this post may help.

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December 28

Aligning the Machinery of Your Mind

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In the last few months the idea of autonomy has come to the forefront of conversation in my classes. One course had a chapter on adolescent autonomy. Another class debated whether there is freewill, or if all choices are a result of conditioning. While preparing to write this a podcast I listen to regularly had a segment about the non-existence of freewill. My philosophy on the topic is free-will and autonomy do exist, but the vast majority of people, the vast majority of the time, act without it.

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November 28

Mindful Social Media Use

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Over six years ago, the focus of one of my blog posts was the effect of social media on mental health (Facebook: Demon or Savior). Recently, in listening to a podcast the topic again became relevant, and this post will revisit the phenomenon of social media and its effects.

In a search of periodicals for titles related to social media and its effects, the vast majority focused on detrimental effects to well-being (Brooks, S., (2015), achievement (Ali Aljabry, A. M., et.al., 2017), family life (ÜNAL, S. 2018), and social life (Ali Aljabry, A. M., et.al., 2017). Some focused on how to harness the …

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November 13

I Don’t Want to Put My Thumb on the Scale

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This is my latest for PT. Read it here. 

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September 20

Change Your Philosophy

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August 19

Psychology is My Religion

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This is my latest for PT. Read it here.

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