Archive for June, 2014

Facebook Users – Grow The Hell Up

Lots of bodice ripping and whining today as FB users felt betrayed that Facebook (the company) and some researchers manipulated Facebook feeds by putting in “fake” messages to examine a phenomenon called ‘emotional contagion’. The news shows, blogs, and internet flotsam and jetsam suggest that people feel somehow violated that their beloved ‘private’ space was […]

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Hillary and the Rumpelstiltskin Effect

I would like to think that most people know the tale of Rumpelstiltskin – the little elf who was able to spin straw into gold – and used that skill to gain further riches. On her book tour/exploratory campaign Mrs. Clinton appears to be channeling her “inner Rumplestiltskin.” I had the displeasure today of reading […]

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One and a half tickets……

    The envelope antagonized me.   Stared back at me from a bulletin board as a reminder of what was lost, and what still had to be found.   Such is the geography of a broken heart.   As a psychologist, a consistent theme that comes into my office or from friends and family […]

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