Embarking on a new path requires ending an old walk, and new birth always involves a death of some sort. New beginnings can’t really happen until we’ve genuinely parted company with old ways.
Dr George Simon, PhD’s Articles at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life, Page 13
Dr George Simon, PhD has published the following articles at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life.
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Two important principles can help you move on and create a life that is healthy instead of toxic. The first is to overcome the ‘slot machine syndrome’ left from years of emotional investment, and the second is to redirect investments of emotional energy and time away from areas we have no power to control.
Available science and my own personal experience agree that there are five secrets to living a happy life in retirement. Here’s my take on how to make the most of retirement with good health, good company, and more.
The greatest threat to any country and its greatness lies not in the potential for violent attack, but in the gradual decline of individual character. With the anniversary of 9-11 approaching, let’s remember that you are the heart and soul of the nation, whatever nation you call your own.
Some of the longstanding and commonly accepted explanations we’ve been given about human nature are simply wrong. Worse, believing them leaves us vulnerable — both individually and as a society — to the manipulations of predators among us. And there are predators among us. They are not “sick.” They are just disturbingly different and unfathomably dangerous.
The digital revolution opens up difficult new choices for publishers and writers — new risks and opportunities alike. The same is true for readers: it’s a huge leap, after all, from the familiar feel of a paper book-in-the-hand to an electronic book. And what about the economy and the environment — is paperless technology really beneficial?
What can we learn about ourselves, and possibly our future, from contemplating the Mayan civilization? The beliefs and values that our society holds influence the way we live, our evolutionary strengths and weaknesses, and the shape of our fate. If we ask ourselves the right questions, we can learn from history how to confront life’s challenges wisely.