Evan on March 10th, 2010

My latest guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog is a bit contrarian. It’s called The Downsides of Optimism. There is much in the blogosphere about how we should be positive and so on. I largely (but don’t entirely) agree with this. So I wanted to put the other side of the […]

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Evan on March 6th, 2010

Part 2 – Adolescence For me at least adolescence was about finding out how to fit in with others and the world in general. This was a bit of a challenge for an introvert. Especially for an introvert who was a thinker. It seemed to me that there weren’t clear rules; and the rules there […]

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Evan on March 4th, 2010

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. It is something of a follow-up to my last one on being a craftsperson. Craftspeople are often thought to be patient. There is good evidence for this – they spend years pursuing their craft – and this involves doing the same thing […]

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