Few would disagree that winning feels great and losing feels lousy. That is why it is good to know how to win when you’re in the midst of losing, and how to avoid losing when you’re in the midst of winning. There’s a card game called Spades that our family and friends have played together […]

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It’s easy for psychologists in Western civilization to assume that we understand more about human nature and how to improve mental health than pre-modern societies. Having the most sophisticated scientific methods providing a backbone of validity and credibility on matters of human nature gives us confidence in our paradigm of mental health, so much so […]

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Psychologists are trained and paid to treat mental illness. But what does that really mean? For that matter, when it comes to the mind, what does the word illness really mean? For the average John or Jane to go to therapy, must they be mentally ill? And regardless of what’s being treated, what is meant […]

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