Politics, Psychology, And Your Decision

There are unconscious psychological aspects that affect one's decisions, and this is also true of casting your vote. Splitting, projection, in group-out group bias, and the idea that appearances affect perception all play a part in the decisions you will make in this election. Becoming conscious of these aspects may at least reduce some of the fervor and animosity.

That's Just How I Am

Questioning why one feels, behaves, and is the way they are is beneficial. Positive change can also come from becoming more conscious. As one makes conscious and concerted effort he or she can make the choice to become more of who they want to be.

Peace, Serenity, And Diving In

There is contrary teaching about whether a detached and objective perspective, or a diving into life leads to more happiness. This post attempts to reconcile the seemingly opposing views.

Using Mortality To Become More Conscious

Facing mortality can motivate one to become more conscious and take control of thinking, thereby allowing the creation of a more ideal self.

The Psychological Aspect Of Siri

The search for the perfect partner is an age old issue. Perhaps, with the advent of Siri, the personal voice assistant in iPhones, Apple is tapping into the psychological desire for the perfect partner, and / or capitalizing on our increased social isolation.

Love's Tug Of War

Love, real love between partners, is a struggle between our desire to provide unconditional love, and our ego need to feel loved.

The Passing Of A Year And The Passing Of Your Life

By viewing your life as more finite, like the year that has just passed, life can become more fulfilling.

When Men Are Boys and Wives Are Mothers

There is a tendency in this culture for husbands to adopt a more childlike role, and wives to become more like a parent than a partner.