Monthly Archives: June 2012

For Better or Even Better

Past It used to be that most people spent their life in one relationship, for better or worse, even when the “worse” was more than the “better”. Present Now it seems that most people spend their life in many relationships … Continue reading

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My Choice

I learned something new today; that I can choose whatever emotion I want for myself, anytime, anywhere, at any level, from any stimulus or environment. I can also choose to accept or reject any emotion from someone else. I don’t … Continue reading

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Convincing Ourselves

“In most debates, people seem to be trying to convince one another, but all they can hope for is new arguments to convince themselves”      Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Unavoidable Emotions or Not?

My rough take on what some Positive Psychologists call unavoidable emotions. Here is the quote from one such academic from Harvard sent me: “The fact that we have emotions is unavoidable.  No person is exempt from them.  I consider these … Continue reading

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I could be Wrong

“It is a very recent disease to mistake the unobservable for the nonexistent; but some are plagued with the the worse disease of mistaking the unobserved for the unobservable” Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Positive Psychology

How many Positive Psychologists does it take to change a light bulb? None. You just have to accept that it’s dark.

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The Pursuit of Perfect: Reviewed by Des Sherlock

The Pursuit of Perfect: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Start Living a Richer, Happier Life by Tal Ben-Shahar My rating: 3 of 5 stars Ex-perfectionist, Positive Psychologist and now converted Optimalist, Tal Ben-Shahar’s dissertation is about the “positive”s of … Continue reading

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