Whether you see the glass half empty or half full is not just an interesting social classification. Being an optimist or pessimist is likely to have a significant impact on your behaviour when faced with adversity, your approach to risk-taking, your career choices, your explanation of personal events, your relationships and most importantly your health.
Have you ever wondered why some individuals appear irrational and stubborn in their beliefs and attitudes towards an issue, person, or behaviour? In health matters, such biased or asymmetric updating of beliefs can have major long-term consequences.
It is said that we are in the middle of the fourth industrial revolution. We are experiencing a new sense of personal empowerment over our minds and bodies, driven by our belief in technological change, innovation and the sense that in the new realities of health 2.0 anything is possible.
Inauthenticity is a fatal characteristic for political leaders. Six psychological prisms are used here to analyse Theresa May’s inauthentic leadership style.
With less than a week to the start of negotiations, the UK’s Brexit team appear more ill prepared than ever to handle the task. News of ministerial casualties within the Brexit team has been dismissed as minor. Meanwhile, replacements are shuffled into the department in the dead of night, hoping to avoid the attention of the media. It seems it is not just the electorate that harbour grave doubts about the forthcoming negotiations.
Ken Loach believes Labour’s problems have been brought about by Machiavellian plotting. The media, Labour grandees and disgruntled Blairites are all at it apparently.