Monthly Archives: January 2015

Trust Your Gut – But Don’t Ignore the Facts

Humans are emotional beings. We are also logical. Balancing the two is at least in part what it means to be human. While individuals may tend to lean on one aspect of their nature more than the other, most of … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20-20. Maybe.

It’s been said that one cannot change the past, but human beings are apparently adept at changing our perceptions of past events. Hindsight bias is the term used to describe how we view our ability to predict an outcome once … Continue reading

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The Value (or Not) of Self-Affirmations

For years, success gurus from all walks of life have touted positive-thinking techniques as the way to spur major life changes. One of the most popular of these is the self-affirmation. A self-affirmation is a statement meant to reinforce a … Continue reading

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