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The Self-Saboteur
By Bruce Wilson · 1 week ago
“I am the greatest obstacle to my greatest dreams.”-Craig D. Lounsbrough Why do we stand in our own way? What possible payoffs could entice someone to repeatedly self-sabotage? Are there any identifiable precursors that could ...
Procrastinate Later
By Bruce Wilson · 1 month ago
Procrastinate Later Bruce Wilson, PhD “I’m a conundrum or an enigma, I forget which.”- James A. Owen What motivates us to be unmotivated? Why does one put the pro in procrastination? These questions have plagued ...
Positive Frustration
By Dr Bruce Wilson · 1 month ago
Positive Frustration Bruce Wilson, PhD “Frustration although quite painful at times is a very positive part of success.” -Bo Bennett The human experience comes with oodles of expectations. Expectations of people, things, and outcomes that ...
The Paradox of Self-Anger
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
The Paradox of Self-Anger Bruce Wilson, PhD We usually associate anger with an intolerance of others. But what if the intolerance is toward one’s self. The familiar pathway for anger tends to be an attempt ...
Attraction Meets Distraction
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
Attraction Meets Distraction Bruce Wilson, PhD An interesting phenomenon is happening in the area of addiction. Distraction is becoming an addiction. We are becoming attracted to being distracted like never before in our history. There ...
Unmindfulness
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
Unmindfulness Bruce Wilson, PhD “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” William Shakespeare Have you ever felt hopelessly stuck in your head? How are you affected when you are immersed ...
Smartphone Acquiescence Versus Annoyance
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
Smartphone Acquiescence Versus Annoyance Bruce Wilson, PhD Since the advent of the smartphone in 1994, social interaction has been gradually transforming. Social interaction, at one time, was about face-to-face contact between dyads or groups. Over ...
Seeking Psychodiversity
By Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
Seeking Psychodiversity Bruce Wilson, PhD Has self-contemplation, or navel-gazing to some, reached a point of diminishing returns? Psychologists have impressed upon the individual for years that we need to become more self-aware. Mindfulness, the penultimate ...
Genius or Psychosis
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 3 months ago
Genius or Psychosis Bruce Wilson, PhD Our minds are a potential gateway to a plethora of creativity, innovation, and invention. Creative thought has always been purveyed as the ability to see something in a way ...
Some Thoughts About Thinking
By Dr. Bruce Wilson · 3 months ago
Some Thoughts About Thinking Bruce Wilson, PhD “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” - Thomas Paine The way we think is in transition. This ...
The Psychdiversity of Cults
By Bruce Wilson · 3 months ago
The Psychodiversity of Cults Bruce Wilson, PhD On the most basic level, communication is comprised of sending a message and receiving a message, which are not necessarily congruent. After watching Cults Explained on Netflix, I ...