self-awareness

The Psychology of Your Future Self

Today's post is an invitation to view the Ted talk below, by happiness expert Daniel Gilbert.  In it, Gilbert answers a very good question: Why do we make decisions that our future selves so often regret? What I took away from the talk is that we're ...

6 Steps to an Effective Apology / Part 2

If you've figured out what you're actually sorry for, you're ready for step two of a meaningful apology: 2. Explain your state of mind. An apology is as much an explanation as it is an expression of regret.  If you're sorry for your behavior and the ...