We tend to trust our own thinking, not realizing that we, like every person on the planet, are subject to biases we’re not even aware of.
Thanks to Al Gore, we have a phrase embedded in the collective consciousness which embodies the act of acknowledging a reality that is painful, unfortunate, or unpleasant. Mr. Gore was, of course, referring to climate change, and how the impact that continuing to deny the science would have consequences far greater than anyone can imagine. […]
Therapists cannot ‘fix’ clients, nor is therapy synonymous with ‘advice.’ Sometimes, clients become really, really angry about this reality.
The art of gracious subjectivity. Rigid and inflexible thinking leads nowhere good.
Officially published! MJEPP article on professional associations in the GCC.