Posts filed under: Theory of Mind

I’m 41 years old, and this is the first time I’ve heard this lovely phrase. Referenced in the 1982 book Under Whose Shade, it is originally inspired by an anonymous Greek proverb that reads as follows: A society grows great...
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I had what I like therapists like to refer to as a “negative interaction” this morning. In other words, something really pissed me off! It was basically a verbal exchange with someone who I know extremely well and it was...
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While arguably a very simple mathematical concept, “order of magnitude” is an idea that appears to ellude both young children and full-grown adults. This is unfortunate, because concept can have profound ramifications on personal finance, employment outcomes, entrepreneurship and everything...
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I’ve begun adding the hashtag #donaldtrampa to any and all blog posts, tweets, Instagram updates, etc. that are even remotely related to the current and 45th president of the United States. I feel it is appropriate because if there is...
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Ask yourself how many times you’ve come to the conclusion that people are this way or that way, that the world is this way or that way, that life is this way or that way. Democrats are such and such....
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While I’ll admit that actualizing this ancient Japanese approach to living is easier said than done, I felt the need to share the idea of Ikigai. I have certainly struggled with achieving the balance implied by this concept (credit goes...
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Few concepts have had a bigger impact on my life than the Dunning-Kruger effect. This Nobel Prize winning psychological construct, based on a the cleverly-named paper “Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to...
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