Tag: brain training

10/4/2017

I think that to a certain contingency of our population, victims of mass shootings (and violent crime in general) aren’t really people. They aren’t people, because they aren’t someone the contingency personally knows. In the contingency’s mind, the people who

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Stupid Choices From My 20 Year Old Self

When I was twenty, I made some stupid choices.  No, they aren’t the kind of “stupid choices” you’re thinking of.  I was a good kid.  I never got in trouble.  I didn’t drink and my experience with drugs was only

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3/10: The Tyranny of Commitment

Today I was searching my online photo subscription account for something that would visually describe the word “commitment”. I knew I would probably have about 5,000 wedding related pictures to wade through, but was completely unprepared for what I ultimately

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Why Your Stress Never Works Out the Way You Plan

We’re all stressed, and why wouldn’t we be? We live in 21st Century America. We’ve got stuff to do. And stuff has to be done and not just now, but yesterday. Because bosses, kids, school, groceries, husbands, wives… Yikes! Yuck.

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10/28: On Ebola and Fear

I don’t know about you, but on a daily basis my Facebook feed is lit up with posts screaming that we’re all going to die of the zombie plague that is Ebola. To be honest, I’m not afraid of Ebola

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