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Egocentric

A Warning To America's 'Older, Less Educated' White Males

Margaret Placentra Johnston | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Margaret Placentra Johnston

The uneducated, the poor and the oppressed do NOT belong to the group Donald Trump sees himself a part of. Trump may talk like he shares their concerns, but rest assured he is not one of them.

Why Giving Up the Need to Be 'Right' Will Make You Happier and Set You Free

Cy Wakeman | Posted 11.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cy Wakeman

Justifying your every move and decision in an effort to be seen as right (all while proving others wrong) takes a great deal of time and energy. But once the ego is silenced and you allow a little humility in, you will have lightened your load and be on your way to a happier, more meaningful life.

The REAL Part You Play in Other People's Lives

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Recognize that you are not the star of other people's shows. Stand up for yourself when you need to, but do it with less anger and resentment.

We, the Adolescents

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy As I was working on my research about the sustainability mindset -- and the global unsustainability of our current behaviors -- it...

When the Law Is Involved, Do Notions Of Fairness Matter?

Mark Baer | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

When attorneys, mediators and others are involved in the process, their concepts of fairness may well differ from those of one or both of the parties and from those of the other professionals involved.

Egocentric or Allocentric connectedness?

John Bergquist | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Bergquist

We don't need to exclude ourselves from the tribes and interest groups that feed us, but we should continue to expand our understanding and and be more allocentric in our connectedness.

Name That Tune

Barry Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barry Schwartz

This curse of egocentrism seems to be the default human condition: digging your way out of the limits of your own perspective is a major challenge.

Axis of Evil? Not so Much

James Arthur Ray | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Arthur Ray

President Bush's January 2002 State of the Union Address, where he coined the term "Axis of Evil" to describe Iraq, Iran and North Korea, was an attempt to fit entire governments, populations and countries into a catchphrase box. Marketing propaganda at its very best.