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Emotional Hygiene?

Physical hygiene, check.  Mental hygiene, check.  But emotional hygiene?  Most people know to exercise, eat healthy, and learn new stuffs to improve our physical and mental well-being.  But when it comes to emotional well-being, we draw a blank. Emotional hygiene … Continue reading

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While It Lasted

Nothing lasts forever.  Nothing. Not even love, because our memories fade over time. Details get fuzzy. Not to mention the finality of our mortal life.  Therefore, instead of trying to hold on to the impossible’s, live each moment to the … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Dec 2018

Last week in 2018. The passage of time always makes me reflective.  And this week I thought about people.  Particularly my own paradigms on people – how we explore them, label them, and interpret them. People is a subject that fascinates me … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking. Part 1

Google the definition of critical thinking, and you will get “the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgement.”  I like that definition.  To me, the key components are “objective” and logical reasoning. You see, … Continue reading

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Curiosity

“How does it work? Why is it so? When will it happen? Where to find more?” and other questions are asked by people who are curious.  And these questions are wonderful because they represent curiosity which is the basis for … Continue reading

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What’s Really Important, Part 2

The Runaround Dilemma: Because we don’t know what is really important to us, everything seems important.  Because everything seems important, we have to do everything. Other people, unfortunately, see us as doing everything, so they expect us to do everything. … Continue reading

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Trust & Disgust

Nothing resembles our value judgement better than feelings of trust and disgust. With trust, we have an affinity for the subject.  We move closer.  It is just the opposite when it comes to disgust.  When disgusted, we have an aversion … Continue reading

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Home

Son #2 surprised us with an unannounced visit from the West Coast arriving home in the wee hours on Thanksgiving Day.  Even though a bit confused at first, I nevertheless was happy to see him and glad that he was … Continue reading

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What Emotional Problems?

Between what we want and what we have, there is a gap.  Reasonable people work on closing that gap.  But problem arises when we get emotional.  Don’t want to get old, be lonely, and say goodbye are examples of illusive … Continue reading

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Our Body Knows

Emotional outburst towards self or others is a consequence of our reactions to certain stimuli.  It is akin to the physiological aspect of stimulus & response but a bit more involved, given the human psychology & behaviors. And, it starts with … Continue reading

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