Authenticity

Behavioral scientists have come up with a new ‘discovery.’ There is no such thing as your true self. Their research was based on interviews with people about authenticity, and they come to the conclusion that humans are biased about the concept, associating it with morality and believing that the true…

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Loneliness

We discover loneliness at an early age. And we spend the rest of our lives trying to deal with it. I must have been nine or ten years old when I realized that my parents didn’t understand me. And, worst of all, my peers didn’t either. I was doomed to…

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The masks we wear

I’ve noticed a recent wave of publications on the virtues of being introverted.  An understandable development, for quite some time it seemed as though only extroverted people were considered likely to succeed. The word introvert was (and is) often confused with shy and reserved. Introverts can appear to be shy…

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