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What Your Gut Feeling Is Actually Telling You
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I make a lot of decisions using intuition, which researchers are beginning to understand as more reliable and less mystical than previously thought. Intuition is really about pattern recognition, about subconsciously picking up on conflicting patterns in a situation. One of the more discussed examples of intuitive decision making has to do with a fire chief who, shortly after entering a burning house, commanded all his men leave the house immediately without really understanding why.

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Why You Resist Looking On The Bright Side
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Have you ever done something wrong and then been irritated when someone told you to “look on the bright side?” Sometimes it just feels better to wallow in the sorrow of our own loss/failure without letting anything positive taint it. It’s like we don’t want to accept that anything good could come from the bad we caused.

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Jesus Wants Us To Use Common Sense
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In John 7, Jesus decides to go to Galilee and avoid Judea because the Jews in Judea were hatching a plan to kill Him. I often turn my faith into voodoo like seances and emotion-filled prayers in seeking God’s will, while Jesus Himself just uses common sense. I’m not going to Judea, He says, because […]

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What Would You Have Done Differently?
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Get Rid of the Takers in Your Life
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Is the Advice You’re Giving More Harmful Than Helpful?
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More Money Won’t Make You More Generous
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Resist the Urge to Create Out of Anger
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The Only Religious Formula That Ever Helped Me
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Why You’re Terrible At Goodbyes
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You’re Not Giving Yourself Enough Credit
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