Uncategorized The psychological effects of climate change

The psychological effects of climate change

“People who worry about animals and nature tend to have a more planetary outlook and think of bigger picture issues,” Helm said. “For them, the global phenomenon of climate change very clearly affects these bigger picture environmental things, so they have the most pronounced worry, because they already see it everywhere. We already talk about …

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Uncategorized Declining trust imposes real-world costs on US society

Declining trust imposes real-world costs on US society

“Although we see some evidence that previous eras also experienced a decline in trust in institutions, this trend seems to be more pronounced now than in the past,” said Michael D. Rich, co-author of the report and president and CEO of the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. “Today we see that lack of trust across many …

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Uncategorized Better Motivation for Better Health

Better Motivation for Better Health

Trying to stay motivated while changing your lifestyle to healthier habits is tough but here are some tips and resources to make it easier. As I said, there’s no doubt in my mind that the best way to create more energy and motivation is to take action, even if it’s small. Excitement grows and catches …

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Uncategorized Reaching Your Goals – Try “Cheat Days”

Reaching Your Goals – Try “Cheat Days”

Recent Wharton research finds that people who utilize “emergency reserves” – such as a cheat day on a diet – are more likely to attain their goals. [email protected]: What are the key takeaways? Does having an emergency reserve simply make people feel better psychologically, or is something else going on? Sharif: I think there are …

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Uncategorized Neoliberalism, Perfectionism, and Mental Health Disorders

Neoliberalism, Perfectionism, and Mental Health Disorders

But the problem with this, of course, is that what we’re doing is we’re teaching children that they need to compete against each other in an open marketplace. So we are essentially instilling a sense of social anxiety, of social hierarchy. We’re suggesting that inequality is virtuous because those that have done well deserve the …

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Uncategorized Thinking vs Knowing – how, not what

Thinking vs Knowing – how, not what

The best forecasters exhibit the following characteristics: They are open-minded, reflective, and intellectually curious. They acknowledge what they do not know. They gather information from a wide variety of sources and question the validity of each source. They enjoy pondering a range of diverse views, and they update their conclusions as facts change. They treat …

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Uncategorized Creating Collective Intelligence

Creating Collective Intelligence

David Sloan Wilson interviews Geoff Mulgan Say the word “mind” and most people immediately think about the workings of an individual brain. The idea that something larger than an individual might have a mind seems like science fiction—but modern evolutionary theory says otherwise. It is now widely accepted that eusocial insect colonies—ants, bees, wasps, and …

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Uncategorized Top Habit Sites

Top Habit Sites

Top Habit Sites Lifehack Site – lifehack.org About Site – Lifehack is the leading source of practical and adaptable knowledge dedicated to improving Health, Happiness, Productivity, Relationships, and more.Everything on Lifehack aims to get readers refreshing ideas to end the bad thoughts and bad habits. We help individuals end negativity, get things done fast, and …

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Uncategorized Leadership Development Trends

Leadership Development Trends

Like most things in today’s world, leadership development is changing quickly. It is not just about how the whole process goes, but also about how today’s leaders work and function in a different fashion. Coping with the changes in leadership development enables you to do your job properly, and can also facilitate the success of …

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Uncategorized A Tool For Setting Your 2018 Goals

A Tool For Setting Your 2018 Goals

When people are put on the spot—and about to make a financial investment in improving their health—they spend some time really thinking about how to specifically articulate their health goals. They put a lot more time into it than most of us put into our New Year’s Resolutions, which often end up looking a lot …

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