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Four Fallacies or Biases to Beware of

NOTE: Because of the length of this article, you may want to read and think about just one fallacy (bias) per day for the next four days. 1. The Clustering Illusion How much of what is going on around us do we understand? Surprisingly little. If not completely blind, our vision is obscured by the cobwebs of our mind, which …

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Beliefs Are Not Always Facts

When I made this statement to friend of mine, he was surprised. “Honestly,” he said, “I don’t know what you’re talking about. Are you saying that beliefs are not real or true, or….what?” “Just relax-I’ll explain everything in detail,” was my quick answer. Let me first clarify what a belief is. According to the simple Google definition, a belief is …

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Thoughts about Our Thoughts and Our Subconscious

Imagine rummaging through the attic and coming across an old, wooden chest. Not recognizing it, you pry open the heavy lid. After clouds of dust scatter, you peer into the chest. You’re puzzled by what you see: seeds. Thousands and thousands of seeds of every imaginable type. Some smaller than a grain of sand, others larger than a coconut. Seeds …

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Live by Intuition and Inspiration

“Live by Intuition and Inspiration And Let Your Whole Life Be Revelation.” (Eileen Caddy)” Today’s article is prompted by a 44-year-old Egyptian computer professional (Lead Technical Applications Engineer), working in Qatar, where he is joined by his wife and three children. Our reader asked me to write about intuition. As I haven’t written about this important subject before, I welcome the opportunity …

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When Negative Thinking Is Positive

Provocative statement? This article is not about the pros and cons of positive thinking—it’s about correct and logical thinking. If you’re interested in learning the pros and cons of the process of thinking, however, you’re in the right place. Everyone knows that positive thinking is beneficial for many different reasons. There’s no doubt about that. Happiness, success, and gratitude go …

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User’s Guide for the Brain

I’m not picking my nose; I’m pointing to my brain I thought I would start off on a humorous note with my opening sentence, but there is nothing funny about the subject for today, which is our brain. Of course, our brain is a great gift. For example, it allows me to write this article and you to read it. …

Is This Damaging Your Brain?

I’m sure you’re aware that there are many things that can damage your brain: for example, illness, accidents, injuries, toxins, infections, and medications. But did you know that toxic relationships, stress, dissatisfaction with your job, loneliness, fear or a high level of anxiety, and depression are all factors that can damage your brain as well as your body? Your mind …

The Human Brain is Designed to Help You to…

No, I didn’t forget a key word in the title: I’m asking you to help me complete it by answering the question, “What is the human brain designed to do?” To think…to remember…to make decisions? Yes, the human brain is designed to do all these things. However, you may be surprised to learn that its most important job is to …