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Quote: Jung on thinking

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How to Fight Excessive Doubt

PsyBlog spring.org.uk Should you really question everything? Here’s a simple tip for those prone to over-thinking… A little critical, analytical thinking is a good thing. Without doubting ourselves sometimes we’d find it difficult to make good decisions. Too much doubt, … Continue reading

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Atheism and critical thinking

Qualia Soup UK artist and secular humanist discussing critical thinking, science, philosophy & the natural world.

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This Food Robs Your Brain Power – Avoid It for Clearer Thinking

Source: Mercola Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you’re going to eat some grain-based foods, how much is too much? This debate … Continue reading

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Destructive Daydreams: Why Wishful Thinking is Dangerous

PsyBlog spring.org.uk They say that if you can believe it and dream it, then you can make it come true. It’s clearly not that easy. Indeed psychological research shows that wishful thinking can damage our drive to reach goals: “The … Continue reading

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Five Effortless Postures that Foster Creative Thinking

PsyBlog Literally sitting outside a box, rather than in it, makes you more creative, according to new psychological research. There are lots of metaphors floating around in creativity. We talk about ‘thinking outside the box’, ‘putting two and two together’ … Continue reading

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Effectiveness of a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) manualized program for clinically anxious children: study protocol of a randomized controlled trial

Jansen et al. BMC March, 2011 Abstract (provisional) Background In the Netherlands, the prevalence of anxiety disorders is 20%; and children with anxiety are at increased risk for psychopathology throughout adulthood. Recently, a revised version of a cognitive behavioral therapy … Continue reading

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Classes teach ‘first aid’ for mental health crises

Kim Painter USA Today “Are you thinking of killing yourself?” “Have you made a plan?” “Have you thought about how you would do it?” Esther Amagoh had just finished asking a classmate several questions like those when she raised a … Continue reading

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TEDxLausanne – Steve Edge – What goes around, comes around

Steve Edge TED While dealing with our challenges requires a great deal of serious thinking, it is refreshing that, in these complex and troubling times, there are people around injecting a strong dose of craziness and humor into the mix. … Continue reading

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TEDxGreenvilleSalon December 2011 – Keith Miller – The value of differences

Keith Miller TED It wasn’t long ago that Dr. Keith Miller took the reigns as President of Greenville Technical College in 2008. Two years later, his leadership skills and innovative thinking have helped him progressively transition Greenville Tech into a … Continue reading

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