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Perceptions

Inquire Before You Accuse

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being fortunate to work worldwide with various people over the years, I've found there's a common denominator either leading people to their own demis...

Yagana Shah

Aging Is All In Your Head, Study Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.31.2014 | Fifty

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks," you might joke. Or think to yourself, "I'm too old to do that." Stop it, we beg you. A new study shows percep...

Destined to Stereotype? How the Mind's Gift for Grouping Gets Us Into Trouble

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

While we can't turn off our brain's natural tendency to lump people and things together, we can understand and help influence the meaning we assign to those categories and to push ourselves to think beyond the stereotype. But it takes effort.

3 Ways to Raise Secure Children

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.24.2014 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Secure attachment develops in children who learn that they can rely their parents to meet their physical and emotional needs.

The Cost and Benefits of Emotional Honesty

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the main factors that sets great relationships apart from merely good ones is the depth of emotional intimacy. There are, of course other factors that contribute but authenticity, vulnerability and deep emotional connectedness are right up there at the top of the list.

What About Perception? Why Are You Overwhelmed as a Parent of Young Children?

Diana Grycan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

In the quests for "doing the right things" for our children we are busy people. The big question is how do we fit it all in and maintain some feelings of adequacy? We mean to take a deep breath and keep moving forward, but sometimes it feels like too much.

Is Mediation About Reaching the Same Result in a More Efficient and Economical Manner?

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

My last article on mediation, titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?," was the first of a series of articles on medi...

The Art of Reconsidering

Garret Kramer | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Your feelings come from the inside (from your thinking) only. Simply grab hold of this principle and see how easy it becomes to override your judgmental dispositions, find loving and inspiring feelings, and uncover a fresh outlook about anything.

Mind-Made Reality: Color and Perception With Deepak Chopra

The Chopra Well | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Perception, as Deepak says, is mind-made. Perhaps no two sets of eyes will see exactly the same rose, and it may be frustrating when our experiences don't align perfectly with someone else's.

Intentions vs. Perception

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business
Robbie Vorhaus

Despite the best of intentions, without truly understanding my clients' and employees' perceptions, I made a costly mistake that, had I taken a few extra steps, could have easily been avoided.

How Our Perceptions Shape Our Reality

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

In order for anything to exist, it must be distinguished from everything else. If no distinction is made between a specific thing and everything else, then there is only an undifferentiated everything -- which is another way of saying nothing.