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Author Archives: Jeff Price

We all talk to ourselves anyway, why not say nice things then

When I read a lot of psychology or self-help books I see a lot about visualization, talking to ourselves, imagining how we want to be and actually seeing ourselves in the situation. For the longest time I too thought it was a lot of psycho-babble nonsense, but then the realization hit me. We all talk to ourselves, we… Continue Reading

America may have talent, but that doesn’t mean it has success

One thing I’ve noticed in watching all the reality TV shows, is that while there is no lack of talent in America, talent alone does not get you success. Desire is more important than reality (Baum 33). Remember Rocky? It’s the classic American tale – effort and persistence in the face of adversity is more… Continue Reading

Will it happen again? It is decidedly so (but that’s not a reason to miss the game)

I’ve heard that you should give bad news first so here it comes. The Boston Marathon attack is not the last attack. Here’s even worse news, there are only so many security procedures that we can do to prevent the next attack. Was the Boston bombing a success? Certainly. Some common outcomes in terrorism include:… Continue Reading