Revealing habits

Revealing habits

In times of stress we revert to habits. This is a phrase I use often in my classes and with my clients. Our habits give us templates for action and they also reveal the unconscious choices and decisions we’ve already made. I was reminded of this truth while watching...
America, have you no decency?

America, have you no decency?

Israeli scholar Avishai Margalit wrote the following in his book, The Decent Society: “A decent society is one whose institutions do not humiliate people.” I have re-read that sentence many times this week. As he continues, Margalit offers us even more wisdom: “I...