The hidden meanings of yin and yang - John Bellaimey. It's been called "The wisest book ever written," and it's very short, too.
If you want to know more about Daoism (often spelled "Taioism") you should definitely check out the Dao De Jing. This excerpt attempts to define the Dao as a force in human life. Do you know anyone who seems to live this way? How so? "The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to. It is content with the low places that people disdain. Thus it is like the Dao. In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you (Dao De Jing 8, Stephen Mitchell Translation) The more you know about China, the better you will understand Daoism. Here is an interesting article about the Daoist idea of "wu wei.
" Should you trust your first impression? - Peter Mende-Siedlecki. Social psychology is a branch of psychology focused on the scientific study of how people think about and relate to one another.
One of the core research areas within social psychology concerns the question of how we learn about and evaluate other people based on their behavior. Expanding on the theories of early pioneers like Solomon Asch, Fritz Heider, and Harold Kelley, social psychologists have identified consistent patterns that govern how form stable impressions of the people around us.
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