Reader View · 4 min read · Aug 11th · Here are some reasons for the natural human tendency to avoid or reject new information that runs counter to what you already know – and some tips on how to do better. · Shared by 591, including Tim, Miguel Angel Escotet, Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA
confirmation bias. It’s the natural tendency to seek out information or interpret things in a way that supports your existing beliefs.
Reader View · 6 min read · From 2020 · The coronavirus pandemic has led to a collective loss of normalcy. · Shared by 728, including Sylvia Duckworth, Michael Hyatt, Alex Cavoulacos, Hrag, Marsha Collier, Mathew Ingram, Biz Carson, Matt Heinz, 🌻 Laura Fitton (she/her) 🌻, Charles Duhigg, Rachel Botsman, Nilofer Merchant, Whitney Johnson, Mike Allton, Eric Holthaus, Brian D. Earp, Ph.D., Dr. Laura Markham, Dave deBronkart, Paul Ekman, getify
Reader View · 6 min read · Aug 17th · Short-term thinking is both rooted in our most primal instincts and encouraged by runaway technological development. How can we fight it? · Shared by 766, including Peter Herger
IG THINK Why is it so hard to escape short-term thinking? Biology and technology Excerpted from Longpath: Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs by Ari Wallach and published by HarperOne. Copyright 2022. Republished with permission of the publishe
Reader View · 4 min read · Apr 29th · When negative thinking becomes the norm, it can contribute to mental health problems including social anxiety, low self-esteem, and even depression. To avoid falling into that pattern, let’s explore… · Shared by 3426, including ellie-kempton, Stephanie A Kowalski, Massimiliano Aroffo, Tamsen Webster, Message Strategist (she/her)
when you’re already feeling anxious or depressed, succumbing to negative thought patterns is unfortunately likely to worsen the way you feel.
Reader View · ~12 min read · Jul 13th · Fortunate is the person who has reached the age of 50 without having had to grieve. To be among the grieving, the bereaved, is an experience most of us go through, excepting only those who die… · Shared by 443, including Jane
Reader View · 3 min read · Aug 19th · Washing yourself can attenuate the psychological consequences of stressful events, according to new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. The new findings provide some of… · Shared by 145
Reader View · 8 min read · 2021-09-01 · Stress can feel like a baseline condition for many of us – especially during a pandemic. But there are ways to help alleviate the very worst of it, whether through support, sleep or radical self-care · Shared by 42, including Thomas Power, Simon C, Ian M Calvert, Jo Hemmings 🇺🇦, Emmy van Deurzen☀️🌍 🌻🌹🌳🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️
Reader View · 9 min read · 2021-08-10 · The five stages of grief can’t begin to explain it: grief affects the body, brain and sense of self, and patience is the key · Shared by 322, including Anita Leirfall, Timothy Lomauro, Jane, Esther Schindler, 🧠 Larry G. Maguire
While the cortisol is flowing fast, the brain remakes itself – at least temporarily – to help us endure the trauma of grief.