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Succeeding At Other Minds

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 12.05.2016 | Business
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

The Myth Of The Irrational Voter

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.04.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

We can show all those politicians, scholars, and pundits that they are wrong to proclaim that voters are irrational and should be manipulated for their own good.

3 Decision-Making Principles I Taught My Son

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.17.2016 | Parents
Gleb Tsipursky

Many choices in our lives have uncertain outcomes. Choosing between two options often involves a risk.

Was Tyre King's Shooting Justified?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Photo of Tyre King (image credit courtesy of Walton and Brown, LLP) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonpr...

Why The Pundits Are Wrong About Hillary Clinton Dominating The Debate

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Overall, I would argue that while Clinton won the debate on content and substance, Trump won on style and charisma. In fact, I believe the 2 to 4 percent gain for Clinton predicted by FiveThirtyEight and other pundits in the next week will fail to materialize.

Want To Be Young and Healthy Forever?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Woman taking apple of youth (Image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that em...

Conquer Fear Of Public Speaking Through Emotional Intelligence

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Patrick Donadio and Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President Caption: Person giving a speech (image credit) Thi...

This Weird Trick Set Me Free, Could It Work For You?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Woman wearing veil (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers pe...

Your Feelings Are Not Your Fault (Mostly)

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 08.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

By guest blogger Hunter Glenn Caption: Happy and sad person (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonpr...

A Pastor Walks Into a Room Full of Atheists

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.25.2016 | Religion
Gleb Tsipursky

By guest blogger Caleb Pitkin This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to ref...

Revenge For The Orlando Shooting Spree!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Trump's call to ban Muslims from entering the US is another great tool in the ISIS campaign to radicalize the millions of Muslims in the US. If enacted, such a policy would be much more likely to create more radical Muslims in the US than it prevents from entering the US.

Stop! Live The Life You Want.

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.07.2016 | Education
Gleb Tsipursky

My family emigrated from the Soviet Union when I was 10, and we spent the next few years living in poverty. I remember my parents' early jobs in America, my dad driving a bread delivery truck and my mom cleaning other people's houses.

Protect Your Relationships By Communicating Effectively

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

The Panama Papers Reveal The Solution To Global Suffering

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

There are few legal tools to punish wealthy tax evaders. Yet we can hope that revelations such as the Panama Papers leak and articles such as this one encourage them to bring at least some of their millions and use it both to decrease our tax burden and address global suffering.

Why You Don't Think You're Beautiful

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Women by mirror (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers peopl...

Escaping Mental Illness Stigma

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Gleb Tsipursky

For six months, I had been suffering from a mood disorder characterized by high anxiety, sudden and extreme fatigue, and panic attacks. I really wanted to share much earlier. It would have felt great to be genuinely authentic with people in my life, and not hide who I am.

Are You Failing at Other Minds?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Our gut reactions tend to perceive "the public" as a whole as sharing our perspective. This problem is especially problematic when it causes us to overrate substantially the extent to which others will agree with our political opinions.

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Gleb Tsipursky

Imagine you're really excited about a new idea for a collaborative project. You send an e-mail about it to a friend who you just know is going to be as excited as you. You're waiting on pins and needles for a response, checking your inbox every hour.

How to Defend Your Relationships From Communication Troubles

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

Where Do Our Mental Maps Lead Us Astray?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

So why do we give ourselves a pass, while attributing an obnoxious status to others? Why does our gut always make us out to be the good guys, and other people bad guys? Clearly, there is a disconnect between our gut reaction and reality here.

How to Be Confident About Living the Life You Want

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

How Mentally Strong People Evaluate Others

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

So why do we give ourselves a pass, while attributing an obnoxious status to others? Why does our gut always make us out to be the good guys, and other people bad guys?

Trump Feels Your Anger and Anxiety: How Neuroscience Helps Explain Trump's Triumphs

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Donald Trump pointing (image credit) Despite desperate opposition from the Republican establishment, Trump has dominated the primary proces...

How Effective Giving Can Prevent Another Wounded Warrior

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 03.15.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

We all have the power to prevent future WWP scandals and improve our society. We can be effective donors by adopting the attitude of savvy investors, and not only encourage our favorite nonprofits to be more transparent and accurately measure their impact, but also ensure that we can truly trust that nonprofit to spend our money wisely.

How Do You Live Happily Ever After When There's a Love Triangle?

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...