The best skill that you will learn as a student of psychology is to “operationalise” fuzzy ideas. In plain language, we beceome brilliant at writing questionnaires. What is an extravert? […]
Sleepwalking through life? Today the GSCE results came out in the UK. For American readers, GSCE is like graduating from high school though you can stay and spend an extra […]
In my last two posts, I encouraged you to read Zizek in the original and gave you my take on the curious impotent rage that we are seeing all over […]
Zizek and the politics of our age Zizek, one of the most important thinkers of our age, tells us that much of the time, we cheerfully go along with nonsense […]
I must say that a few months, I had not heard of ZIZEK. But we all should have heard of Zizek because we are going to hear a lot more […]
Have we really imagined a universe with our own town or city as a centre. What kind of universe has Olney as its center? And what might I find in a universe that has New York, or Mumbai, or Beijing, or Lagos as its center?
How can we deny the lens of the place we live? Do we not deny ourselves?
Responding kindly to a harsh world is tough to do.
I found a line in “the road from DAMASCUS” that helps us keep our bearings.
After Barack Obama read part of The Buried Life at Richard Holbrock’s funeral, many of us are quickly looking it up.
Yes, Matthew Arnold did profess positive psychology ~ in Victorian Britain.
Get ahead of the Happiness Index. Do yourself some good with positive psychology.
Watch Jane McGonigal speaking in London to see how it is done.
Act out the good life right now in the life that you find yourself and you will forget the question of “What is the smallest thing we can do to improve our life?”
It’s not new age stuff. We psychologists are fearfully logical. This is how it works.