When jobs are scarce and hopelessness is rife, what can you do in a down economy where you cannot see any obvious options for return to work? How does brain science and psychology research help us deal with this?
Men rely on the ability to have an erection. And when that does not work, it compromises their sense of masculinity. But there are several aspects of spiritual lore that contradict our expectations here.
To truly excel at what you do, there has to always be some part of your life that is not automatic yet. When this is the case, you can practice in this zone until you achieve automaticity. Then raise the bar.
Addictions are a double-edged sword. They offer a form of comfort that, unfortunately, does not last and often leads to pain and discomfort. If we know this, why do we repeat harmful actions over and over again.
As children we are introduced to new experiences and possibilities in life, and there is a freshness to life's experiences. Why is it that in adulthood, we find ourselves desperately making up ways to feel alive?
The image of corporations as "hard-ass", "bottom-line" machines of productivity is appealing to those who wish to believe that money comes from automatic sources that respond to cold, hard, practical and rational interventions.