In a world where the political mechanism of change is moved by mass consensus; what difference could you possibly make? With a world population of 8 billion and growing; you are just a statistic. In a universe of billions upon billions of stars, planets, solar systems, galaxies and black holes, separated by
I was recently listening to one of my favorite podcasts “Freakonomics” with Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt . Its one of my favorite podcasts for the reasons that its funny, interesting, informative about economics and focuses on fascinating aspects of psychology (I’ve also read “Freakonomics” and “Super Freakonomics”). If you know
This month marks my fourth year of practicing counseling professionally, specifically family therapy. As I reflect on the last four years, one aspect of myself that has changes comes to mind. That is my relationship with empathy. But before I go on, it might be helpful if I first explain
My wife, daughter and I recently went to see my family for the holidays. As we were spending time with my family, my dad pulled out some documents of family history. Personally, family history is not that big of an interest for me, but my ears quickly perked up when
What is sound? Vibrations resonating through airwaves received in the eardrum? Encoded harmonic messages communicating rhythmic information?
I remember my first experience of going to an art museum. Looking at the paintings gave me such a wondrous feeling. I felt a sense of awe at how an object or image could stir strong imagination in me. It was a feeling of warmth and closeness. I almost felt
Most couples seeking counseling are usually coming 7 years after the problem has started. There are many reasons for people delaying counseling, yet one of the factors is men’s reluctance accessing counseling services. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve worked with a couples where the woman practically
Are children born with a sense of right and wrong or are they taught? Like most other developmental areas in children, moral development also progresses in stages. But the awareness of justice, discomfort, guilt, conscience, and prosocial behaviors cannot be reduced to simple incremental progression, although the tool