Posts tagged "psychology"

Moving beyond survival

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. - Aristotle In our lives, the number one priority should be the expansion of our own self awareness. We need to become aware, accept, and in some cases adjust the truth about ourselves and our world. To…

Wisdom is Tolerance of Cognitive Dissonance

In our daily interactions, we often try to consider what elements combine to create real "wisdom." The challenge is that wisdom is what we call a┬ámental construct. That is to say that it is something that exists only in our minds. Other constructs include motivation, creativity, and intelligence. Mental constructs are hard to consider, yet…