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There’s Gotta Be a Little Rain Sometime

Life is difficult is the first sentence of “The Road Less Traveled,” by Scott Peck; 1936–2005. In the first section of “The Road Less Traveled,” which spent an incredible ten years on the New York…

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Living with the Power of Self Knowledge: Humans are not rational decision making machines, duh!

One of the worst “gifts” of traditional economics to our culture was the idea the rational man—a cool, calm, calculating machine whose  analytical thought process…

The Incessant Maintenance of the Highest Standards, Relentless Insistence on Effort and Attention to Details”

On May 4th, 2013, the Chicago Bulls won Game 7 over the Brooklyn Nets in the 1st round of the NBA playoffs. With 3 starters…

“Attention Warps Semantic Representation Across The Human Brain”

A recent article with this jaw-breaking title was published on line in the Journal of Nature Neuroscience. Based on MRI studies done by scientists at…

Take Control of Your Self Image

This is from Zig Ziglar; 1926–2012, a master teacher in the art of self motivation. Few could say it better, none with more zest and…

Acknowledge The Power of Your Thoughts: Where your mind goes, your actions follow

There is a saying: “No individual raindrop takes responsibility but still the flood happens.” Similarly, the daily cascade of your idle thoughts direct the patterns…

The Resilient Power of Creating an Oscillating Narrative with an Upward Trend

We all have a “life story” we tell ourselves, a way we interpret the world around us. It is part self-concept, part self-fulling prophecy. Families…

Deep Learning

A major challenge in life is to do as well as we know. To know and not do is to not know. Why do we…