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Meditation Is About Gaining Insight Into Your Own Contradiction

Venerable Pomnyun | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Venerable Pomnyun

Meditation is about gaining direct insight into the contradiction inside yourself and trying to resolve that contradiction within you. Once you gain that insight, if you decide something does not work for you, then you have to let it go. At that point you can use the term, empty your mind.

Father Loss And More

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.

Criticism: The Thing We Hate the Most Makes Us the Strongest

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.12.2016 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

The truth is, we don't really take criticism well. Usually when someone gives us a critique, even if we know it to be true, we tend to meet that critique with anger or fear. We not only don't like hearing criticism; it has a profound effect on our psyche.

Kate Sheppard

Read Tea Party Insurgent David Brat's 1996 Dissertation | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Brat, the conservative economics professor who upset House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginia Republican primary on Tuesd...

PhD or ABD?

Adele Scheele | Posted 04.29.2014 | College
Adele Scheele

Here are some strategies, not only for my seatmate but for all of you who are struggling with starting -- or finishing -- the dissertation.

Index Cards, Typewriters, Trollope, and Mac: Honoring Old School

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Cynthia Huggins

My dissertation director was old school. A Princeton graduate, he refused to answer to "Dr. Bulgin," insisting on "Mr. Bulgin" instead. Similarly, he ...

My Research Is My Therapy

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.11.2013 | Education
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I now realize that even before my doctoral work, even before I came to consciousness of this, my research was, in fact, my therapy, for it had challenged and continually challenges me to change and to grow.

Data at Last, Data at Last: Thank God Almighty, Data at Last (Sort of)

David Isenberg | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

One wonders why all the PMSC trade association crack analysts and interns have not been publicizing his work. After all it is not every day that one finds factual data supporting, at least partially, their claims. Oh well, perhaps they're on a long coffee break or out for a run.

Doctoral Dissertations In Haiku

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

One of my old professors liked to say that a poem isn't any good unless you can explain it to a three-year-old. I never would have thought one could...

Coaching That Changed My Life

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Real leaders are not people who can point out what is wrong. Almost anyone can do that. Real leaders are people who can make things better.