Dr. Dale’s Journal: Diagnosis Black

Dale Maxwell, M.D., (October 3, 1939-June 24, 1997). The results are in. You are going to die soon. What Would You Do? If you’re like me, you’ve wondered how you’d face a really terrifying diagnosis. Bravely? Prayerfully? Drunkenly? I picture myself running around the neighborhood from house to house banging …

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Why I Wrote The Mercy

Why did I write The Mercy? Well, first of all, I’m crazy. What it takes to write and re-write a book requires a certain loose relationship with reality. I love people and stories. I don’t delude myself into believing that my stories will make a dent in the admirable goals …

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Coffee: Gateway to Heroin

Coffee:  Gateway to Heroin Useful Psychology Teaches Us ‘How to Think,’ Not ‘What to Think’ The problem with Nancy Reagan’s ‘Just say No’ anti-drug program was that the focus was on blind obedience. This method works well with children still in the ‘concrete thinking’ stage of development, but does not …

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The Horror! Just Say “No” to Email Collectors!

The Horror! The Horror! Have you ever done something utterly against what you believed in and been horrified? What if you didn’t actually do this awful thing, someone else did, but the result was the same? It’s probably just me, but I am really tired of websites where you can’t …

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Update on About MysteryShrink

ABOUT MYSTERYSHRINK MysteryShrink is dedicated to the study of human behavior and misbehavior along with championing the ability to laugh at ourselves. Because we’re funny. The idea for MysteryShrink came from the thought that there ought to be some way for others to benefit from the study, research, training, and …

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