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Signs you are on the right track psychologically [Sane Australia]

Signs you are on the right track psychologically

  1. You’ve established a small group of friends:
  • You’ve finally realized who will always be there and learning that lesson came with losing a few friends but the people you associate with are those who enhance your life.
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Canberra Psychologist

Getting people to open up in 5 steps:

Getting people to open up in 5 steps:

1. Pay close attention to any information the other person shares at the beginning of an interaction.  395 more words

Mark Taylor

Memories, Morals & Me [Identity]

Memories, Morals & Me

Summary:
– looks at issues about identity with Sean Nicholls, an experimental philosopher looking at how people perceive things
– research has found people care about moral character (whether a person is nice) 473 more words

Canberra Psychologist

Death Duties, but not the economic kind

Death Duties, but not the economic kind

summary:
– every bond, every friendship – every love – everything is interrupted by death (if not my own, the other person’s death) 269 more words

Canberra Psychologist

What makes a good life?

A philosopher (someone who thinks about things) called Immanuel Kant. About 200 years ago, Kant talked about what makes people happy. Kant said that to be happy people need: 62 more words

Canberra Psychologist

7 Rules to help avoid divorce [DeBotton/Guardian article]

1 We accept perfection is unrealistic

  • We should accept from the outset that anyone we could be with will be very far from perfect.
  • We should also grasp the specifics of their imperfections: how they will be irritating, difficult, sometimes irrational and often unable to sympathise or understand us.
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Canberra Psychologist