10 Quotes by Rodrigue Tremblay on How to Create a Better Global Civilization

Posted by in Society on 10. Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments

Global Problems Call The Need For A Worldwide Human Family With the current globalization of our problems, we need to extend our circle of empathy and view humanity as a worldwide extended human family. As long as we refrain from facing that challenge, divisiveness and unsolvable conflicts will persist. –Rodrigue Tremblay, in “Rodrigue Tremblay C.V. […]

Amazing Starling Murmuration Displays the Beauty of Unity

Posted by in Crisis, Society, Video, World on 23. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bees come in swarms and fish come in schools. Starlings, in the area around Edinburgh, in the moors of England, come in something called a murmuration, and the murmuration refers to the murmuring of the wings of the birds, and throughout the day the starlings are out over a 20-mile radius sort of doing their […]

‘Tend and Befriend’ Vs. ‘Fight or Flight’

Posted by in Crisis, Psychology, Society on 22. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

Research into a Healthier Way to Cope with Social Rejection: ‘Tend and Befriend’ Vs. ‘Fight or Flight’ Mark Ellenbogen and Christopher Cardoso, researchers in Concordia’s Centre for Research in Human Development are taking a closer look at oxytocin, a hormone traditionally studied for its role in childbirth and breastfeeding, and more recently for its effect […]

What Affects Your Happiness

Posted by in Psychology, Society on 22. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

How Money, Trust, Generosity, a Sense of Belonging, Perceived Freedom and Getting Outside Your Comfort Zone Affects Your Happiness Time and time again, we find that people systematically overestimate the impact of material things and underestimate the positive impacts of social connections. –John Helliwell, a University of British Columbia economist who was asked to help the […]

What Kind Of World Do We Market To Our Youth?

Posted by in Society, World on 20. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

  This is a lot more  then about selling products and services. This is about the direction we are going as a culture, as a society, and as human beings.” Many practitioners of the social sciences have performed extensive  research today, which concludes the powerful influences from our surrounding environments and its affects on our choices, […]

5 Things To Do Everyday To Be Happier

Posted by in Psychology, Society on 20. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

You can do an experiment where you give two groups of people a hundred dollars in the morning. You tell one of them to spend it on themselves, and one on other people. You measure their happiness at the end of the day. Those who spent on other people are much happier than those who […]

Bringing People Together for a Common Meeting Gets Things Done Better

Posted by in Society on 20. Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments

Managerial Case Study Shows How Bringing People Together for a Common Meeting Gets Things Done Better than Holding Multiple Individual Meetings   In the article “Don’t Neglect Your Power to Bring People Together,” Ron Ashkenas describes a situation where a manager first tried fulfilling a certain task according to common managerial lines, of “calling meetings […]