Health, Life

Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 2

In the first part of this series, we talked about some of the things that you can do to mitigate the stressors in your life. Coming at them with a realistic point of view; there are problems that you can solve and ones you can work with/around.Now, we move into what I consider the second… Continue reading Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 2

Health, Life, Observations

Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 1

Stress... lately a lot of it has been floating around. And I'm no exception, for reasons personal, professional, family and health issues. Life is a challenge, and when I look at the options for managing it a lot of them are..... Identifying The Issues with Current Advice for Stress Management They sound reasonable at first… Continue reading Moving Towards A More Practical Stress Management Pt 1

Observations, Policy

Should We Resurrect Mutual Improvement Societies?

Modern society, but primarily the engines of the modern economy and our hopeful ability to swim against the tide pushing us ever farther down into poverty, seems to require that we are always adding to our skill sets. The wisdom is that the world will change, and that we have little choice but to change… Continue reading Should We Resurrect Mutual Improvement Societies?

Digital Privacy, Technology

We Need an Update to Research Ethics

Recently, I was reading a paper in the AI area, Tracking Fluctuations in Psychological States Using Social Media Language:A Case Study of Weekly Emotion, which takes the data from Facebook users and attempts to track their emotions over the course of a week. To identify when you are likely be in a certain mood. It… Continue reading We Need an Update to Research Ethics