Hopeful Thinking Afterthoughts

This is the message of hope we need, because stress and anxiety can overwhelm us, head to toe, blurring our thoughts into a muddy mess.

Persuasion 158 | Good Thinking

Erin and Hannah continue their Ready, Set, Think! series with a conversation about the blocks that form the foundation of our thinking for good or for ill.

Thinking Twice Afterthoughts

We all want people—and life—to be tamed and to make sense, so we sort and label things based on whatever information we have available.

Persuasion 157 | Thinking Twice, with Jen Pollock Michel

Show Summary For all the thinking we do, we usually don’t think twice about the preconceived notions we use to keep life simple. We like to place ideas into categories and give everyone a label according to their personality type or their social leanings. It’s a sort of shorthand, relieving us of the effort it…