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Framing unpopular policies and creating policy winners - the role of heresthetics

Joseph Drew and
Glenn Fahey

This blog post was originally published on the Discover Society – Policy and Politics blog on 5 June 2018.

Policy-makers sometimes find themselves in desperate predicaments when attempting to become policy winners – especially when they have previously sustained resounding losses on a given issue. 1,297 more words

Policy & Politics

Inner Tyrant

You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked.  Try approving of yourself and see what happens.  Louise Hay

I was basically forced into retirement at 37. 

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Tool Box

F.A.I.L = First Attempt In Learning

What does ‘failing’ at something mean to you?

Why does that word seem to scare us all so much? What are we afraid of exactly?  1,204 more words

Self Reflection

Reframing: How to Find the Blessing in Being an Addict

Acceptance that you’re an addict is rough. Yet reframing offers you the ability to see addiction as a massive opportunity to impact every single area of your life immensely positively. 1,211 more words


A New Leaf

I’m tempted to write a post about how I’m going to turn over a new leaf.

Regular readers will know that I’ve already dieted, eaten more fruit and vegetables and decluttered the house on a regular basis. 260 more words

Stigma of Invisible Disability

Recently read Work Ethic, a post by bpnurse, in which she discusses her life since she stopped working and went on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) 366 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Twenty-eight things that I’ve learned by 28

No, it’s not my birthday or even any sort of special day. I just keep stumbling across these lists, and I find myself desperately hoping that I have gained at least 28 pieces of knowledge in my time on God’s green earth. 383 more words