Entries by Ken Fields

The 7 Cardinal Sins of Thinking

Several years ago I did some writing playing around with the basic principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). This post links to each of those previous blog posts elaborating on each  of the ‘7 cardinal sins of thinking.’ A Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven The First Cardinal Sin of Thinking – Have To […]

The Johari Window

The Johari Window is a graphic representation reminding us that how we perceive ourselves is not necessarily the same as how we are perceived by others. Likewise, how we perceive others may not be how they perceive themselves. Moreover, the Johari Window suggests there are regions of ourselves that not only others don’t know about, […]

The Importance of Human Connection

Brene Brown’s 20-minute TedTalk in June of 2010 is an excellent presentation on the importance of human connection and the power of vulnerability, based on research and her inspiring tales of stories gathered from experience, analysis and insight.  

Above All Others

Every nation flies their flag high up at the top of the pole. Underneath the national flag may fly the flags of states, counties and cities. Every nation sees itself as at the top. And yet, above every nation is the Earth, our world. The Earth (and the air, and the water, and the power […]

The Only Home We Have

Carl Sagan’s short video ‘Pale Blue Dot’ is a beautiful exposition of our little place in a huge cosmic field and touches the core of our essential responsibility as a species, towards the only home we have….