It's that time of year, graduation. Congratulations, all you graduates, job well done. Can you believe it? Where has the time gone? As "Pomp and Circumstance" plays in the background it's time for you to take your well deserved seat.
Getting blamed does not feel good, whether you deserve it or not. I share some thoughts on how to avoid self-blame, how to not let blame from others get to you, and why you might want to give up blaming others—for anything.
Do you think of yourself as a nice and caring person to others; yet simultaneously criticize and push yourself mercilessly? Instead of continuing this self-destructive behavior, consider learning to treat yourself as well as you treat others; particularly when you are struggling or distressed.
What do your fingers tell about your personality and sexuality? New research on finger digit ratios suggests that hand reading is becoming a serious science wih possible implications for partner choice and personnel selection.
Isn’t it interesting that researchers have long known that well-educated people have much better marriages, yet this doesn’t often come up in discussions about the divorce rate? It seems to be a kind of “open secret...”
We are enthralled by stories of prejudice. Whether it’s voters’ responses to presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Mormonism or the tragic case of Trayvon Martin, a young black man killed by a non-black community watch coordinator in Florida, we seem at times to be obsessed with how individuals and groups discriminate against other individuals and groups.
Playing the lead role in a movie about a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder, Matthew Pennington came to terms with his own case of PTSD. Pennington served three tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq before a roadside bomb removed one leg, shattered the other and scorched his lungs.