Bullshitting: How to Handle, Bypass, and Ignore this Art and its Practitioners
Some people are prone to running their mouth, saying things without an iota of concern about its truth or falsehood because their goal isn’t really to communicate information. Their whole point is just to have something to say.
Psycho-Logic: Why too Much Logic Deters Magic
Human beings aren’t machines that follow a simple logic. The same thinking used for designing a car cannot be used for designing a society. We are a complex system where the rules change according to context. And we follow a much more evolved form of logic called psycho-logic.
Purposeful Listening: The Art of Listening More than What’s Said
All of us want to be heard, but nobody wants to listen. Really listen. That’s why spouses fight, friendships fall apart, and employees leave companies. But if you wish to be a good partner, a good friend, a good manager, learning how to listen with purpose is indispensable.
You Are More Resilient than You Think
If we were asked how we would feel if we lost our job, or the person we love, we would feel devastated, and not without good reason. But the truth is that we blow it out of proportions when we imagine the aftermath of a traumatic event. We are surprisingly more resilient than we think.
A Short Introduction to Behavioural Philosophy
A good way to live an intelligent life is having an emotional positioning to eliminate the sting of harm. Stoicism helps us achieve that. But it is hard to stick to a good discipline of mental write-off when things are going well. Yet that’s when one needs the discipline the most.