Psychology

Simple Complexity?
By Bruce Wilson · 3 weeks ago
Simple Complexity? Dr. Bruce Wilson “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.”- H.L.Mencken Why do we try to eliminate complexity by trying to make things simple? Could simple ...
The Pleasure Paradox
By Bruce Wilson · 1 month ago
The Pleasure Paradox Bruce Wilson, PhD “Pleasure is none if not diversified.”-John Donne Pleasure is not just confined to the self but also includes a regard to the pleasure of others. How do we seek ...
Performance Dissonance
By Bruce Wilson · 2 months ago
Performance Dissonance Bruce Wilson, PhD “The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.”- Rienhold Nieburh Are you performing in your right mind? The ...
Getting Past Self Imposed Limitations and Limiting Beliefs
By Stephen Nalley · 2 months ago
One of the biggest obstacles that limit people from accomplishing their goals is their inability to push through adversity. For many people, this begins with Self-imposed limitations or Limiting Beliefs. The effects of both of ...
How Entrepreneurs Can Tell When It's Time to See a Psychiatrist
By Dr. Dawn Brown · 3 months ago
Far too often, the strong, independent entrepreneur puts aside their struggles, prioritizing the business and all their goals for it above their own selves. Mental health is health. When you’re sick, you go to a ...
The Self-Saboteur
By Bruce Wilson · 3 months 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 · 4 months 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 ...
Does Wisdom Increase with Age?
By Nurhashimah Binti Bahrain · 4 months ago
In biology, the correlation between knowledge and aging has a basis: as people grow older, the mind grows more, a direct by-product of only having to live longer and experience more things. Older people are ...
The quiet room
By Don Robbins · 4 months ago
Doc was an adventurous kid. He was mischievous and he liked the girls. The staff at the children’s home where he was a resident did not care for his midnight creeps over to the building ...
Positive Frustration
By Dr Bruce Wilson · 4 months 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 · 5 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 · 5 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 · 5 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 · 5 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 · 5 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 · 6 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 · 6 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 Puzzle of Personality: Respecting Each Other
By Lidiya Binti Mohd Yusof · 6 months ago
Latin word persona defined as the combination of or qualities that form an individual’s distinctive character. Many psychologists believe that there are five dimensions of personality which are openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. All ...
The Psychodiversity of Cults
By Bruce Wilson · 6 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 ...
Men at age 59: Going forward or looking back
By Anselm Anyoha · 10 months ago
Among the many challenges that face men at age 59, the most overwhelming might be the inner debate of whether to march forward and conquer the world or stay motionless and dwell on the events ...