I was taking a walk the other day and a car turned past me into a supermarket parking lot. I noticed a dog in the passenger seat of the car. Unlike what a lot of people do when riding in the passenger seat, this dog wasn’t looking at a cellphone or making a call or […]
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When I read Stephen Covey’s classic book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, his “Putting First Things First” habit made a permanent impression. In that chapter, he points out the folly of trying to manage time and says we should be managing ourselves instead. He advises that we look at the roles we have […]
There’s a concept in psychology called “The Corrective Emotional Experience.” It refers to an experience you have later in life that “corrects” a bad experience from earlier in life that left you feeling emotionally upset. Typically, those bad experiences involved relationships with people close to us. If we’re still upset about that prior experience, a […]
When sound engineers are designing and installing a sound system for a movie theatre, they balance all the different pieces of equipment so that a certain spot or area in the movie theatre will be the “sweet spot” – that’s the spot where the sound will be the best. That tends to be about two-thirds […]