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Black and White Thinking

The Right to Bear Harm

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 06.21.2016 | Crime
Samuel C. Spitale

In 1999 sociologist Barry Glassner published his national bestseller, The Culture of Fear, about the hidden forces that manipulate us in the name of p...

Learning to Let Go of Black and White Thinking

Liana Gergely | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Liana Gergely

The middle ground is terrifying, but in the end, it is the most liberating place there is. If I can hold my own hand, stay responsive to the moment and stay connected to my feelings, I always have the space to make another choice and to redirect if I veer off course.

3 Ways To Overcome Ambivalence -- And Make Better Decisions

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 12.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Regardless of which area of your life where you find yourself most ambivalent, you won't move forward until you allow yourself to take charge and make the best decision you can with the information you have available to you.

New Shades of Grey

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

A healthy lifestyle is a long-term process, not a short-term pledge of perfection. Therefore, I prefer to think of eating and physical activity as a pendulum instead of a yo-yo.

What's With The Need For Black-And-White Thinking?

Jonathan Zeng | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jonathan Zeng

Why do we have the need to see things in stark terms of "black and white" or "right and wrong"? Is there a "right" and a "wrong" way to look at everything? What about sexuality and gender identity?