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Sunday, 15 August 2004 15:05 | Written by Dr. Joel Wade
It can be helpful to think of your ethical principles as non-reversible commitments to yourself.
Thursday, 22 April 2004 00:00 | Written by Dr. Joel Wade
Remember the old traditional marriage vows? “…For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.”
Friday, 19 March 2004 15:06 | Written by Dr. Joel Wade
Martin Seligman pioneered the understanding of what is called “learned helplessness. He found that animals and people could get so used to not being able to act to improve their situation that they simply give up. This was a very important contribution to our understanding of depression and passivity.
In his book, Learned Optimism, he demonstrates how to learn, not helplessness, but its antithesis: optimism. The benefits of learning optimism are substantial. The studies have shown that there can be a difference of eight years between the life span of an optimistic person and that of a pessimistic person.
Thursday, 11 March 2004 15:10 | Written by Dr. Joel Wade
“Father, what is honor?”