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August 18

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Aging can be difficult and is wrought by unconscious forces.

Read why here.

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July 21

You aren’t Built To Be Happy

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Evolutionary psychology suggests brain’s aren’t built for consistent happiness.

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June 23

Can’t Trust Thinking? Then What?

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There are substantial benefits when one creates doubt in thinking.

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May 30

Whatever Helps You Sleep at Night

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You think you know how your mind works, but you’re probably lying to yourself.

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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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