It's almost as hard to generalize about friendship problems—as it is to figure out how to solve them. Some situations may sound the same or have certain elements in common but when it comes down to the details, every friendship has a different trajectory based on a unique mix of personalities, circumstances and history.
Every magician needs to use a little psychology. The art of illusion is essential even to the simplest disappearing act, but to do so successfully requires skill and practice. Even if you’re not a David Copperfield, you can wow your audience with these 5 simple applications of psychological principles.
Media, this time "The Grey", once again misrepresents and vilifies animals. In this movie wolves are the victims of sensationalism and long-dead myths that can hurt efforts to protect and conserve these endangered animals. Actors also ate two wolves who were brought to the set to get them in the mood for the wild. No joke.
After much pressure the army will probe the merciless beating of a sheep. Military and non-military people were outraged by this inexcusable and unforgivable act and we need to keep the pressure on to bring those who were responsible to justice.
I heard Elisabeth Young-Bruehl give a paper once called "Where Do We Fall When We Fall in Love?" I was struck by her wit and eloquence, by the poetry she crafted from the follies of human attachment. Afterwards I asked her to be my analyst.
Historically, gossip has been understood to damage reputations and even lives. Yet, a new study from Berkeley suggests some forms of gossip to help in restoring the social order. As it turns out, some forms of gossip may be virtuous.