Break The Path

Perfect? Not A Chance

Perfect. You’ve heard the word, probably even applied it to your own life. The perfect house, the perfect car, the perfect spouse. But what does PERFECT really mean? I have no answer. Sure, I could hunt down a dictionary and type that in as the answer. Yet what’s the point of that? Perfect remains a… Read More »Perfect? Not A Chance

Phantoms of History: Mercy Otis Warren and The Minority of One

Ever heard the name Mercy Otis Warren? No, I thought not. She penned the first history of the American Revolutionary War—as it happened, and with heavy correspondence from many of the men involved. Men like Sam Adams, John Hancock, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, Alexander Hamilton and other early leaders. All names you HAVE… Read More »Phantoms of History: Mercy Otis Warren and The Minority of One

Belief, Instinct, Social Norms, And The Mess Of Personal Psychology

Go with your gut. Trust your instincts. Both wonderful lessons. Often, though, I believe we confuse belief or cultural understanding with instinct. Don’t believe me? Name five differences between men and women off the top of your head. Feel free to write them down. Now…how many of them involve learned behavior? 😉 I bet you… Read More »Belief, Instinct, Social Norms, And The Mess Of Personal Psychology