How Many Suicides are Enough?

Last week, I learned a new term from my wife and her colleague (both researchers in Psychology at the University of Oxford) which has fundamentally altered my thinking: “rejection sensitivity.” I’ll break it down in non-academic terms. Rejection sensitivity is what happens to a person after an accumulation of events constituting rejection. (If prejudiced treatment Continue Reading

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Come out, come out! (On the importance of growing a pair)

Have you read this article from the New Yorker?  http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/02/06/120206fa_fact_parker?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=Twitter&utm_content=21Parker If not, you should. I cannot remember the last time I read something that shook me to the core – that left me teary-eyed and so inspired, yet also so thoroughly lost as to what practical actions I could and should take. In excruciatingly painful Continue Reading

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