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EURSR (The Essence of Empathy and Intimacy)

Many of my colleagues are good at coming up with clever acronyms (that spell out words) to help clients remember key coping strategies.  I might have to really think about it if I want to figure out how to make this spell something. 1,124 more words


Notes From A Social Justice Warrior

©Richard L. Copley            Memphis 1968

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Alice Walker


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Testosterone may reduce Empathy by reducing Brain connectivity

High levels of testosterone may reduce empathy by interfering with communication between parts of the brain involved in emotion, according to a study to be published in the journal Psychoneuroendicinology. 75 more words


Your Brain might be hard-wired for Empathy and Altruism

It’s an age-old quandary: Are we born “noble savages” whose best intentions are corrupted by civilization, as the 18th century Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau contended? Or are we fundamentally selfish brutes who need civilization to rein in our base impulses, as the 17th century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes argued? 42 more words


Abundance thinking in practice

A friend of mine is the Chairman of the Board of a non-profit.

He is currently involved in recruiting for a senior role, and there was something about the way he is approaching that and bringing his Board along with him, that stood out for me. 232 more words


Inoculating Our Kids Against Pedophiles like Larry Nassar

By Eva Basilion and Jackie Acho

Larry Nassar, once a world-renown sports physician to our country’s top female gymnasts, was convicted and sentenced last week for sexually abusing over 150 women and girls under his care. 797 more words





Long before the pink cinder block wall went up, and the balconies of the apartment house next door looked down into the squalor of our backyard, there was what had once been a bright blue picket fence, so weather beaten that when brushed against, its paint burst into plumes of powder. 544 more words