Coping with Weltschmerz

As promised at the end of last week’s Weltschmerz post, this week we’re going to talk about how I’ve been coping. In short: some days are better than others. But, what consistently makes the biggest difference in my peace of … Read More

Weltschmerz

Do you remember Thirty Days to A More Powerful Vocabulary?      This tiny book was part of our curriculum in sixth grade (thank you New Jersey public schools). From a mere fifteen minutes a day, it promised, we could … Read More

Blame it on the Oxytocin

This is a post on what is called “The Backfire Effect.” Essentially, it holds that: Confronting a belief with facts to the contrary only strengthens the initial belief. I was discouraged when I sat down to write this post. How could it be, … Read More

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