There is much to admire in the core libertarian values of freedom and personal responsibility, but some of the more radical variants rely on terminally deficient models of human nature and our complex society. Ultimately, libertarianism is unfair.
There have been many reports on acne, depression, and suicide over the years, mostly because a primary treatment for severe acne, isotretinoin (accutane), is known to increase the risk of depression and suicide.
In an article in O Magazine playfully titled, “Why Can’t a Woman Be More Like a Man? And Vice Versa,” author Amy Bloom makes this point quite eloquently. “Our mistake is to think that the wide range of humanity represents aberration when in fact it represents just what it is: a range.
By Michele and Robert Root-Bernstein on July 31, 2011 in Imagine That!
You don’t hear much about collecting in school now-a-days. But a century ago psychologists and educators took the collecting habit in children seriously – and pondered how to use it to advantage in the classroom.
In graduate school, I had the interesting experience of working with Bruno Bettelheim at his then world-famous Orthogenic School. Bettelheim has received much posthumous bad press, some of it personal--allegations of physical abuse--and much of it professional--his idea that autism was caused by what he called an emotionally cold “refrigerator mother.”
Some of you might be wondering, “My partner is selfish, mean, stubborn, nagging, needy, distant narcissistic, smelly, snores, sucks her teeth (check all that apply) and my relationship is in trouble. Am I on the road to becoming a gay divorceé?”
When someone criticizes you, how can you figure out whether to accept it or reject it? With help from leadership legend John Maxwell, Life Coach Dr. Susan Biali, MD demonstrates a practical and compellingly simple framework for evaluating negative feedback.