Gender Merely An Illusion? I Don't Think So

Is how you think of yourself merely an illusion? Is it merely dependent upon what sort of category you put yourself into?

A new article from NPR News highlights particular studies that show that this may be the case.

Putting Labels In Their Proper Place

It's comforting, isn't it? It's comforting to know that when you walk into a CD Tradepost and ask the local vendor where the Neo-Death-Industrial-Metal Section is in the music, she can take you to the exact spot and you can find your favorite band, Necro PileDriver.

The Relationship Between Expectations and Emotions

I do not think it to be too controversial a statement to say that there is a proper place for emotions in a life well-lived. The dilemma lies not in getting rid of emotions, surely no one wants to do such a thing, but it is being able to have control over your emotions.

How the Buddha Can Help You With Your Relationships

There are all sorts of reasons that relationships fail and by relationships I do not mean exclusively those of the romantic sort; friends, parents, teachers, teammates, etc. can all be affected. The causes are usually highly contextual.

Using Efficiency to Pay Attention to the Biggest Endeavors in Life

Lately, the idea of becoming efficient in all aspects of life has dominated my thoughts. Performing each action with the path of least resistance, getting the most out of the least; those are the ideas that have me hooked. When conversing with a good friend about this topic, however, I came to the realization that I don't want to be "all about efficiency."