Month: December 2017


What is Positive Psychology?

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and […]


Beautiful Loser

When I was a kid, my mom took my brother Matt and I to see the Harlem Globetrotters at the Civic Arena. It was a hell of a show, even for a kid like me who wasn’t much into sports. I never gave much thought to the Washington Generals, the […]


True Detective & True Crime

In the first episode of True Detective, Detective Marty Hart (played by Woody Harrelson) is impressed by his new partner Rust Cohle’s (Matthew McConaughey) ability to interpret the occult symbols found at a crime scene. Hart is less impressed with Cohle’s ability to suppress his confirmation bias, however. You got a chapter in […]