People want to hear what they WANT to hear, not what they NEED to hear. They want validation, not advice.
Placebos work because people believe in them. So what is the ultimate placebo?
You can either try to persuade people with your impeccable logic, or by appealing to their emotions. Guess which one works best?
One of the reasons people fear death is that they don’t want to miss out on all the wonderful things that will happen in the future.
Over the years people have retreated from each other, preferring simpler and simpler methods of communication. Each new method reduces the emotional work of being present with another person.
One of our readers complained that there are too many words in a Cat World comic. You know who you are, Bernard!
Are people basically good? Trump has pulled aside the curtain allowing another side to show, but are there underlying reasons for that other side?
Comparison is the thief of joy. So how do we avoid comparisons on social media?
Are you bored or enchanted by the world around you?
We all want to change something about ourselves – but not yet.