When you are frightened or feeling really anxious while reading the news about the coronavirus epidemic, the key in situations like this is to be aware of and allow whatever feelings are there. Recognize these feelings are perfectly natural given the circumstances, be as kind and accepting of yourself as possible, and ask, “What thoughts … Read more Why you should stop obsessing about coronavirus news, and how to do it.
Extreme black and white thinking about socialism or anti-socialism is imbalanced. Of course we need socialistic elements like Medicare and social security. We also need to have the potentiating of a free market to give maximum individual incentive and to create a balance. If we could look to find the optimal balance we would be … Read more JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon says socialism it will lead to an “eroding society”
To criminalize homeless people, let alone act like they are just one group, is an incredibly naïve and cruel way to deal with this suffering. It is quite evident that there are at least 6-7 different types of homeless people’s issues. There are issues of drug abuse, alcohol, and schizophrenia, other less severe mental illness … Read more Trump’s Plan to Criminalize Homelessness Is Taking Shape
This is a good article as far as it goes. Of course, how we handle our distribution of money and the work opportunities throughout our population is going to have an immeasurable impact on quality of life and homicides as well. Besides the denial of death, the denial of income inequality is a disease throughout … Read more Increasing the minimum wage by $1 could reduce US suicide rates, study finds
This is a great article with a long-term world perspective. How long will it take for America to see that it has built its brilliance on the backs of the American Indians and slaves? Unfortunately, this is how it’s been throughout history. This beginning insight is, for some, the inspiration to commit to a life … Read more Opinion: It’s Time To End The Colonial Mindset In Global Health
This is a message to those of us who don’t believe that the assassination of General Soleimani was a wise strategy even though we recognize that he was a murderous killer of Americans. The normal reaction is to criticize the Trump administration for not having a plan or clear strategy immediately in place. This is … Read more Iranian commander vows “harsher revenge” against U.S.
There has never been an issue in American history in my lifetime or likely yours as well that is the effect of a cult-like mass psychological hypnotic trance. It is familiar in many misguided spiritual “Guruistic” communities. The ultimate one was how the German people believed blindly in Adolf Hitler. I am not trying to … Read more Don’t let Mitch McConnell conduct a Potemkin impeachment trial
The young people now in high school, college and just spilling out into the workplace, part of Generation Z, are frustrated, angry and scared. In 2019, their exasperation broke out in a firestorm of just two words: “OK Boomer.” (TIME) Young or old, we are all in the same dilemma. Yes, our generation is passing … Read more “OK Boomer” Captures the Tension Between Young and Old. Must It Be so Dismissive?
Donald Trump represents the most self-centered part of all of us in the extreme. He is like a cartoon character who is constantly telling himself a story about his motives, actions and reactions. He represents the darkest, most devious side of humanity. He gives us a chance to see how we each tell ourselves stories … Read more Trump Exposed: A Brutal Day for the President
Deeply tragic. Such a horrible symptom of a culture that still is loaded with bigotry and violence. What can each of us do to support less violence? It seems the first thing is to realize that virtually all of us have anger that we underestimate that is inside us. That would be a major contribution … Read more Botham Jean’s Neighbor, a Key Witness in Amber Guyger Trial, Shot to Death in Dallas