Why Do People Do Things?

Do you ever wonder why people do things? For example, why, all of a sudden, is everyone wearing the same purple shirt or the same hairstyle or using the same cool, groovy, or is it spot-on jargon to describe what they like and agree with? How can a group of …

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Think Positive!

The leading cause of failure in life or any business is negative thinking. One of the essential reasons for all results in life or any business is positive thinking. Your idea is the catalyst for your success or failure. For the average person who hasn't achieved much in life, be …

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Identify the Reward

Remember that it was mentioned earlier when we discussed the three Rs of habit formation that every behavior that becomes a habit will have a reward associated with it. The reward reinforces the behavior, which is why it becomes habitual. If you are nurturing a bad habit, that means you …

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Defining Empathy

I define empathy as the experience of another’s situation, though I do also consider and discuss research that leads to different definitions. The concept of experience has a wider (though in another sense a narrower) range of meaning than another common definition of empathy, namely that of emotion-sharing. I …

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Heartbreak Told You Who He Was

Your heartbreak told you who he was—he said he would end you, he left you again and again. Why is it so hard for us to believe them, to pack up our bags and say, Okay, well, you aren’t the person for me, then, instead of sticking around …

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Did I Marry The Right Person?

It doesn’t matter who you marry. All you ever end up with is yourself, after all. The other person is always just the backdrop against which you check out your own unmet needs, your own ability to love, your own barriers and hurts, your own vitality, and, most of …

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