Doubt All Experts

Thinking we know all about something, thinking the experts know all closes our minds to other possibilities. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge. It should not rule our hearts. Jerome Kagan, Harvard’s top researcher into human behavior, points out that uncertainty also known as doubt drives who we are and how we think almost as much …

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THREE TIPS TO DEFEAT PERFECTIONISM THAT HAS BECOME OCD – A SNEAKY HYPNOTIST POST

Can you settle for good enough? If not you may be ruled by perfectionism which can take over your life in many sneaky ways. OCD is one. Tip one:  Know when perfectionism has taken over.  Use the checklist above to see if you are struggling with a brain that focuses too strongly on getting things …

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DAILY POST CHALLENGE

HOW DO I STAY FOCUSED? I don’t.  I flit from thing to thing, my brain seems wired that way.  I do flit back to the important things and must-do-deadlines eventually lead to my doing what has must be done.   Speaking as a mental health professional focus is the product of obsessive compulsive tendencies  and  flitting …

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