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A Week of Soul Searching: How to Empirically Determine How Much Time You Spend on Others

When I am feeling overwhelmed by tasks and activities lists start making appearances in our household. Between what to do and what not to do, there’s a sprinkle of the I don’t want to do and have to do items too. I reached out to a clinical psychologist, who is also a friend, and made […]

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Subliminal By Leonard Mlodinow

Subliminal, How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior, by Leonard Mlodinow is a fabulous exploration of our subconscious mind and how it drives us. Amazingly, a lot of people are quick to dismiss the power of suggestions and hidden messages because they don’t understand that our brains process information even when we aren’t consciously aware. […]

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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell explores the art of battling giants explaining the strengths of being an underdog and the weaknesses of not considering the limits of authority. To present a cohesive argument, he uses examples to argue both sides of each coin, using each part of the book to conduct in depth discussions of the psychology of […]