Author: William T Batten

If your unconscious mind is on your side, then why isn’t it?

If your unconscious mind is on your side, then why isn’t it?

It’s a strange question, I know, but I can’t help but deal with paradoxes. When you study your unconscious mind, you quickly get used to weirdness. One piece of weirdness is this: Your unconscious holds reservoirs of genius, potential, enthusiasm and insights. Sometimes these bubble to the surface – those moments where you surprise yourself,

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Getting the best of both epochs

Getting the best of both epochs

How did ancient peoples build such incredible things? Or anything at all? Because you can point to the Pyramids or Stonehenge and be amazed… and so you should. But really, building anything bigger or more complex than a yurt is impressive. Bordering on miraculous. In a world without telecommunications or schools, people designed monuments, cities

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This ivory tower academic hates your child’s brain

This ivory tower academic hates your child’s brain

I read an article recently where some academic was weighing in on a timely debate: should schools and homes restrict smartphone usage? I’ve heard of lot of well-reasoned arguments on both sides. On the one hand, education has to remain relevant. Kids use smartphones today and they can be powerful learning tools. On the other

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