Does this feel familiar? “I often struggle to acknowledge what I like about myself- even just to myself- without a ‘but’, without confirmation from others or without an urge to ‘prove myself’ to others. People are frequently confusing to me.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Liking Myself
Brain fertiliser: knowledge plus self-reflection equals wisdom. Intrinsic motivation- what are some examples of this for you? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Intrinsic Motivation?
Does this feel familiar? “People frequently don’t understand me. I don’t understand why. I frequently feel confused by people”. Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Being Understood
I’ve noticed this countless times in my own mind. I guess I wouldn’t know how many other times this happens. What if my treasured mind is just a human Instagram feed? 😱 Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Memory and Cryptomnesia?
Week 2: The love of your life tells you something you did triggered vulnerable feelings for them. Allow your defensive feelings to take your mindset to an episode of Law and Order. Continue reading Ways to Tell They’re Not ‘The One’ on the First Date: Tip Two
Does this feel familiar? “Addressing conflict (difference) frequently escalates to negative reactions or arguments. I frequently feel confused by people.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Conflict
Brain fertiliser: emotional self-awareness. Can we use jealousy to tell us about our own life goals rather than directing negative thoughts and feelings towards others? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Listen to Your Jealousy?
Cognitive empathy. Do differences in experience and learning explain a disagreement? Could accepting that difference in discussion help build understanding? Continue reading Brain Fertliser: Disagreement and Experiences?
Does this feel familiar? “People and situations consistently don’t match what I expect and I often feel surprised, disappointed, frustrated or disorientated by unexpected consequences.” Continue reading Empathy for Self-Gain: Expectations
Critical thinking. A useful skill for choosing what influences us instead of influences choosing us without our awareness. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Biased Media?