Quick Trauma Recovery Advice

This was my most popular Pinterest post of the week. So repeating it here. We are all trauma victims in one way or another. That said, the current push to view Politically Incorrect Words as the equal of bodily blows demeans trauma victims and weakens those who would do better to as my mother said: …

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LIVE WITH AWE AND WONDER

  I don’t get the math but I do stand in wonder and awe of creativity. We humans may be less than a grain of sand on the shore or a drop of water in the ocean, but we are. Knowing that is the wonder of it all.  Remember what matters, be grateful for all …

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Ban Perfectionism: Good Enough is Good

Perfection is beyond the reach of we mortals.  Fortunately, for most things, good enough is good enough. Moreover. often,  bad is good enough, particularly when it teaches us something new or reinforces major lessons we too often forget.  Remember what matters, be grateful for all you have been given, and practice kindness. Katherine P.S. Practice kindness …

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CRITICIZING OTHERS AS DUMB OR STUPID?

Think you are smart?  Think again.  Think you are dumb?  Think again. David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University researched people’s ideas about how smart or stupid they were. Their results were named for them. This is what they found: The Dunning-Kruger effect (also known as Mount Stupid or Smug Snake) occurs when people fail to correctly assess …

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