Think Critically – Fight Ad Hominum

Emotionally strong people think logically. Improve your Emotional Fitness what others call Emotional Intelligence by being aware of the most commonly used illogical arguments.  Ad hominem is one of the more common fallacies. As Wikipedia notes Ad hominem is when “an argument is rebutted by attacking the character, motive, or other attribute of the person making …

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Not Thankful? Try These Tips

Thanksgiving Day,  the day we are commanded to be thankful. The command alone is enough to darken the day for some.  Is that you? Well, cheer up. Gratitude is a skill and skills can be learned and strengthened. Why bother? Because research shows practicing gratitude improves the moment and adds to longevity. Here is a …

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ACCEPTANCE? GOOD; RADICAL ACCEPTANCE? PRICELESS

While many are seeking happiness, acceptances is known to be the best road to the good life. But accepting some things takes great effort. The poster coach says it all. But if you want more detail and help, I suggest you visit this link: Marsha Linehan’s work on Radical Acceptance.  Parenting tip The first step …

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HOW TO MOVE AHEAD WHEN YOU THINK YOU CANNOT – SESSION THIRTY 101 COURSE

Some negative feelings cannot be easily ignored.  A few events and hurts change us forever.  These are life blows. The experts call such events traumas. Trauma is often defined as any event that changes you forever.  Those that do the most damage are the ones that involve fear for your life, great pain, and the inability …

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