Tuesday, June 27, 2017

If You Didn't Have to Work, Would You? A short-short story.

The year is 2050 and 2017’s optimists were pretty much right. People only work if they elect to. That’s because technology has made everything so inexpensive that corporate taxes can afford to support everyone at a middle-class level.  Would you elect to work? Would most people?

I explore that in a short-short story that's my PsychologyToday.com offering today.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Helping a Mean Child Become Kinder

If you’re fortunate enough to have a child who, from early on, is all about sharing and caring, wonderful. 

But what if your child tends to be mean: the kind of kid who’d pull a cat’s tail, root for the villain, make fun of a fat child, beat up a weakling, spread rumors about a popular person, or coax someone into getting high or into having sex when reluctant.

As my PsychologyToday.com article today, I offer tips. They’re aimed at parents but much is applicable to relatives, teachers, and other influencers.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

"Girls Rule!" What your son is seeing about his sex.

I noticed a couple walking with a school-age boy and girl. The boy was wearing a non-descript shirt but the girl was wearing one that said, “Girls Rule!”

That motivated me to do some research on the extent of anti-male versus anti-female products. I summarize what I found in my PsychologyToday.com article today.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ethical Dilemmas: Pros and cons of nine common conundrums.

One way to improve our ethics is to example arguments on both sides of common ethical dilemmas.

My PsychologyToday.com article today offers nine.

Good Grandparent Moments

Many people love grandparenting. Others don't. Of course, some of that is that they're hardwired to be nurturing or otherwise are good at at.

But an under-considered factor is that happy grandparents stay conscious of grandparenthood's many rewarding moments. As my PsychologyToday.com article today, I offer some examples in hopes they'll increase your enjoyment of grandparenthood.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A Relaxed Job Interview

My clients have found these tips helpful in staying calm, well, calm enough in a job interview. I post all 12 tips as my PsychologyToday.com article today.

Modern Fables: 60 Short-Short Stories Offering Life Lessons

In an attempt to avoid how-to articles' pontification and aridity, I've written over 100 short-short stories that offer life lessons. I've collected my 60 favorites in a book, which has just been published. It's called Modern Fables. HERE is its Amazon link.

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