The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a great tool for helping us see ourselves as others see us while also embracing our own set of strengths.
A big life change like this is disorienting, but I’m finally getting the hang of it—and my priorities are becoming clear.
Even when you suddenly have an abundance of time, you have to be able to use it effectively. Habits can help with that.
I’ve always known what I wanted to be when I grew up. It’s just that it didn’t seem like a feasible option.
Time to see about fixing that.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
The Ancient Greeks were on to something when they spoke of the Muse as the source of creativity, as I tried to argue in a creativity training workshop. Continue reading Beyond a Definition, the Creative Experience
An old favorite book of mine is all about what happens to people who stubbornly think for themselves, and go through positive disintegration in the process.
The Democratic Socialists of America has always been a safe space for people to grow politically. It’s time to push back against some bullies who didn’t get that memo when they joined.
Intellectual OE and emotional OE can collide to create tremendous spiritual anxiety—or they can work together to create an agnostic Heaven.
Dabrowski put them all at Level I, but what if these alt-right trolls are at something more like Negative Level III?
Precisely because it’s not easy to do, sincere attention is often the greatest gift you can give a person.
John Galt is a fictional character. Karl Marx was real.
I’ve been published in the Summer 2017 issue of Democratic Left. Continue reading Published: Book Reviews for Building a Strategically Magnanimous Left
In which I explore evidence that—as I suspected!—I’m not the only DSA member who might get something out of the Theory of Positive Disintegration.
It’s a narrow balance beam between boredom and burnout, and it’s easy to fall off.