Does this feel familiar? “I often struggle to acknowledge what I like about myself- even just to myself- without a ‘but’, without confirmation from others or without an urge to ‘prove myself’ to others. People are frequently confusing to me.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Liking Myself
Does this feel familiar? “People frequently don’t understand me. I don’t understand why. I frequently feel confused by people”. Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Being Understood
Does this feel familiar? “Addressing conflict (difference) frequently escalates to negative reactions or arguments. I frequently feel confused by people.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Conflict
Does this feel familiar? “People and situations consistently don’t match what I expect and I often feel surprised, disappointed, frustrated or disorientated by unexpected consequences.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Expectations
The 1970s think tank, The Bee Gees’ questioned, ‘How deep is your love, how deep is your love?’. Outlined in this piece is a reflective exercise for any curious person to explore this about themselves. Some mixed pop-culture references inside. Continue reading Is it Truman Love? A Thought Experiment
Trigger Warning: topic of emotional abuse. Quote from linked article: “I can’t reiterate enough how slowly emotional abuse can creep into your life—the first stage of complete adoration, gaslighting, and love-bombing from the abuser happens very quickly, but everything else is oftentimes so subvert you can only recognize just how bad it was once you’ve left.” Continue reading Link: “Identifying Emotional Abuse Before it Happens”
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Hopefully by now, if you’ve read any of my previous eight blog posts on our wonderful, mysterious universe, you are beginning to appreciate how bizarre existence truly is. The universe is weird – nature… Continue reading One Fine Man, His Awesome Arrows and Why it’s Okay to be Wrong: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 9
The complexity of genes and our psychology. The attached article clearly outlines the essential complexity of genetic influence on our brains and subsequent psychology. Continue reading Pesky Little Genes and Our Pesky Little Psychology
What to expect when you engage with this product. Continue reading Product Disclosure Statement For My Tinder Matches
Final: Why Does it Matter? Is structured as a secret magic trick* for your own mind and brain to make its own sense and conclusions.
*’secret magic trick’= not secret, magic or tricky just a pretty plainly stated outline of how our brains need time to process their own evidence for motivating decisions and understanding- the only trick is in bringing that intuitively obvious fact into consciousness. Continue reading How Can I Tell if I’m Being Valued for Myself? Part 4: Why does it matter?