There are three types of Emotions . There is an emotional State that last a few seconds. Now if that endures it becomes a mood and that can last hours or days. Now if that endures it becomes a trait. I know many people who are just so anxious, that started as a state but […]
Every single thing we do registers, it records in our consciousness it leaves a mark, an imprint. Any time we do less than we are capable of doing it imprints on our self image. We can move forward into growth or back in safety, If we move backwards all day long, a big negative hole […]
Our economy is measured by Gross Domestic Product. There are major panics in Government if we have three quarters of negative GDP. It is the official called a recession. Governments are seen as doing well if they keep the GDP moving positively. But what goes into the GDP? The regrettable go into GDP. The GDP […]
Traditional psychology is interested in normative behaviour but Professor Ellen Langer developed the psychology of possibility. She was interested in what can be? In an experiment she gave elderly related words in crossword puzzle to a group of people and that group walked more slowly to an elevator than others who did a normal crossword. […]
Before 1993, let’s say, almost none of us had ever heard of the Internet. Then, bang! Within a few years almost every one of us sported an e-mail address. We no longer send letters, we send e-mail. We’re learning how to “google” people so that we know something about them. We have Wikipedia to get […]
A paradigm is the way we think about something. In Christianity we have paradigms in how we think about mission and welcome etc. Every paradigm uncovers the problems it cannot solve thus setting the stage for the paradigm shift and this is what we can call ‘the paradigm paradox!’ The way to find the new paradigm […]
Author and Theologian Frederick Buechner used the phrase the stewardship of pain and said ‘It is I think important to keep in touch with the sad times, the hard times, of our lives. For those times we often have felt most alive, most vitally human. We need to keep in touch because that is where we […]
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