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Lower The Pressure

September 11th, 2017 / No Comments »

(Reposted from Rick Hanson, Ph.d.) Is it truly urgent? The Practice: Lower the pressure. Why? Things come at us with so much urgency and demand these days. Phones ring, texts buzz, emails pile up, new balls have to be juggled, work days lengthen and move into evenings and weekends, traffic gets denser, financial demands feel like [...]


Mental Models: How to Train Your Brain to Think in New Ways

August 23rd, 2017 / No Comments »

(Reposted from James Clear.) You can train your brain to think better. One of the best ways to do this is to expand the set of mental models you use to think. Let me explain what I mean by sharing a story about a world-class thinker. I first discovered what a mental model was and [...]


Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated

June 26th, 2017 / No Comments »

(Reposted from James Clear) Murphy’s Law states, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” This pithy statement references the annoying tendency of life to cause trouble and make things difficult. Problems seem to arise naturally on their own, while solutions always require our attention, energy, and effort. Life never seems to just work itself [...]


You Are Flawed. And So Are Your Heroes.

February 1st, 2017 / No Comments »

  (Reposted from Steve at Nerdfitness.com) My friend Mike was orphaned before he really got to know his parents. Fortunately, he was was adopted and raised by a loving family. They didn’t have much, but they did whatever they could to provide for him. Despite growing up with these amazing people, Mike always felt like [...]


Stay Right When You’re Wronged

October 18th, 2016 / No Comments »

(Reposted from Rick Hanson, PhD. on August 14, 2016) What happens after you’re mistreated? The Practice: Stay right when you’re wronged. Why? It’s easy to treat people well when they treat you well. The real test is when they treat you badly. Think of times you’ve been truly wronged, in small ways or big ones. [...]