We value loyalty as a trait. I certainly do. We seek it out in friendships, relationships, in colleagues and in employees…we also value it in ourselves. We’re proud of it, we cherish it, and we look for people who are as loyal as we are. Yes, there are certainly times
I’ve talked to people from all walks of life, and no matter who you are – housewife, professor, athlete, or well-known figure…you can be a magnet for drama. I’ve had a lot of people say that they simply have no idea why they keep getting into mess after social mess.
I talk to a lot of people who experience life as the same grind everyday. They ‘go through the motions,’ and the years seem to be passing them by without anything interesting or significant happening. They lead lives of quiet desperation…yearning for something, anything, to come along and just break
So, you don’t want to hang from a cliff? That’s okay, me neither. But, where do you want to be? Can you find your own limits and push yourself beyond them? That’s what this is about. The smart person begins enhancement by examining where they are at right now. Whether
Just as a disclaimer. I didn’t grow up with money and I’m not a financial expert, I’m a doctor of clinical psychology. In fact, I grew up on a family farm. I was the first in my family to go to a four year college, to get a graduate degree,
I’ve actually read ‘The Secret’. While I found it interesting and even somewhat encouraging, I found myself irritated that a bestseller wouldn’t have any accountability in just how much it can mislead people in their hopes and dreams of success. Shrouded in the air of mystery, it almost feels like
When you were 9yrs old, you probably thought you could be an astronaut if you wanted to. When you were 16yrs old, you might have started to have more ‘realistic’ dreams to be a surgeon, and then at 19yrs old…after a few college courses, you might have just decided to
One thing we know is that luck is largely self-created. Even a completely random act like ‘winning the lottery’ requires something of you. You have to put yourself out there, take the chance, travel, and buy a ticket. You have then contributed to your own luck. So how do you
Ever wonder why there are just some people who seem instantly off-putting? So did Dr. Susan Fiske. She actually did some wonderful research at Princeton as to what social judgments make people respond negatively or positively to others…and I thought you’d enjoy it as much as me. According to Fiske’s
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