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Social reformers will tell you that a good deal of income inequality results from the rich and powerful rewriting the rules of the game for their own benefit. But don’t despair: nearly everyone can find ways to change the game in their favor.
When did “crisis mode” become the new normal? And how can we break the cycle? In my previous post, “Confronting Consumerism from the Inside Out”, I described the thought process that gets us stressed out and behind the proverbial eight ball. This time I want to outline a path of escape.
Nike got a lot of mileage out of their “Just do it” slogan. But as a recipe for change, this mantra leaves much to be desired.
Being physically confined, for whatever reason, can lead people to do some crazy things. It’s worthwhile learning to recognize this, so we can better understand ourselves and others when it happens.
Worry and anxiety are some of the most prevalent forms of mental disturbance. Yet a basic understanding of worry, the purpose it serves, and how to work with worry, can bring relief to many.
So much of personal improvement calls for overcoming ingrained behaviors and replacing them with awareness and conscious decisions. Yet living on autopilot can be useful, as long as you take care to design the course you follow.