Being Manipulated By Someone

While manipulating others might be gainful to you, being manipulated by someone else is definitely not. It is for this reason that it is just as important to know how to spot a manipulator as it is to know how to manipulate. Some people are simply born manipulators blessed with …

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Medical Student In 1960

Why treat people and send them back to the conditions that made them sick? The woman looked at the very picture of misery. Her gait was almost apologetic, she approached the doctor and sat down, huddling into the chair. The dreariness of the outpatients clinic, unloved and uncared for, could …

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Ideas For Your Future

I hope at this point that I’ve given you some ideas about your own future. My goal has been to show how certain minds thrive in uncertain times and give you the tools to do so as well. It’s not easy to break from enduring habits, belief systems …

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Finding A Solution

Emotional intelligence is not hardwired. It can be developed at any age. It takes consistent and focused practice to become emotionally intelligent. People who learn from their experiences have significantly higher emotional intelligence than those who do not recover. When we do not recover, we get stuck in that emotional …

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Facial Expressions

A savvy negotiator will learn how to recognize microexpressions and the moods they convey. I stressed you should think about the different mind-sets you put yourself in when you are sad, fearful, or angry. Note how you really feel at such times. Draw on that knowledge when you’re watching …

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Music In Music Therapy

Summing up different conceptualizations and sources of meaning in music in music therapy, we have traced different positions such as the pragmatic, interpretative, critical, and positivist paradigmatic orientations. “How to do things with music” very much belongs to a pragmatic orientation. Such an approach also opposes the traditional Kantian aesthetic …

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Responsibility To Others

When we’re fully authentic, we’re best able to express our unique talents and abilities. Each of us has them. Think about it: regardless of who we are, there are aspects of our being—no matter how seemingly big or small—that have the potential to make a uniquely …

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You Are Enough

Let's be honest, the world around most men points out how inadequate or different we are because we fail to have all of the attributes or qualities of being a mans man. A man's man is the type of dude who has the biggest and best of everything. He has …

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Feeling Good

I need to talk a little bit about self-esteem. On the one hand, achievement in general is closely related to self-esteem. On the other hand, is it possible to overinflate your self-esteem when it doesn’t accurately reflect your actual accomplishments? For example, research has shown that American students have …

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