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A Replication Problem

A Replication Problem

Exploring the so-called "replication problem" in psychological research, in particular focusing on "the Marshmallow Test." Looking at issues about replication, definition and the nature of complexity in studying people.     Replication Problem Further Reading:...

Covering the last couple chapters of “The Four Agreements,” we focus on growing awareness and forgiveness, how to identify old and unhealthy agreements, and how to replace them with new ones. Explore how to accept the whole of our lives, including the suffering, and...

The present holds all that is possible. This is where we will start exploring the fourth agreement, Always Do Your Best, from Don Miguel Ruiz’s book “The Four Agreements”. Contemplation of what it means to live in the present and choose from all that is possible. We...

We only know so much. Reading from “The Four Agreements” and exploring the third agreement of “Don’t Make Assumptions”, I discuss the nature of communication, how we often think we’re listening we’re merely assuming we know everything we need to know and therefore...

Working through The Four Agreements we discuss the second agreement: Don’t Take Anything Personally, we explore how others see us and how we view ourselves. We discuss our usage of identity to select and justify our behaviors. We struggle with confronting other...

The nature of agreements and the desire to create new ones to live more authentic lives. Exploration of the first agreement in Don Miguel Ruiz’s book “The Four Agreements”: be impeccable with your word. Our word binds us and sets us free. How we use our word...

Welcome to Humanity's Values first podcast, Beginning the Journey. In this episode I share the purpose of this podcast and what we will explore on this journey as we move forward together. To begin we will dive into "The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz. This...

Exploring the nature of self-control, the connection it has to empathy, and the picture we have of our ideal self. Reading from The Atlantic article “Self-Control is Just Empathy with Your Future Self” by Ed Yong. We can think of self-control as the "present" you...

Further exploration of Sharon Martin’s article looking at: "How Codependents Can Stop Enabling and Controlling." Looking at the habits that allow the problematic behavior of others. Learning how co-dependency is often concerned with the stories we tell ourselves to...

Stop Hiding Behind Labels

Stop Hiding Behind Labels

The struggle between the individualistic and collectivist pressures of our humanity, as seen through reading C.G. Jung's "The Undiscovered Self". Stop hiding behind labels, subsuming a whole person to a single characteristic, one label not matter how powerful its...

Our Self-Limiting Stories

Our Self-Limiting Stories

When exploring our self-limiting stories, it can be helpful to consider each of us as tiny lenses peering through a dark veil covering the whole of reality. We only identify what’s important based on the lens or identity we’ve pre-selected as being who we...

The Lure of Fanaticism

The Lure of Fanaticism

We often create stories to address one problem, only to have it take on a life of its own. More difficult is when such a story is religion and the tendency towards absolutism, is a strong psychological pull. Jung’s “The Undiscovered Self” helps us see where when...