Constructive Living, by David K. Reynolds

Request: A useful book for people looking to get out of depression, anxiety, neurotic conditions. Some overlap with Doc’s teachings.

the meaning of life is spiritual work

Part of the meaning of life series

Love & Will, by Rollo May

May shows how we can attain a deeper consciousness

TED talk: "How to stop screwing yourself over"

Mel Robbins explains how turning off our brain's autopilot and demolishing our comfort zones is key to a rewarding life

Personality Disorders in Modern Life, by Theodore Millon

"Personalities are like impressionistic paintings. At a distance, each person is 'all of a piece'; up close, each is a bewildering complexity of moods, cognitions, and motives."

buyer's remorse

a feeling of regret experienced after making a purchase, typically one regarded as unnecessary or extravagant --request


"an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior" -- Google dictionary

let it be easy (attitude)

Sometimes we get "locked into" an attitude or mental posture that makes / believes things harder than they have to be. We can snap out of that with this decision.

Objective Personality (typing)

Variant on the Jungian model, but with more parameters. "We use the scientific method to define and track personality on a spectrum of 512 types." -- their website


"the conscious process of pushing unwanted, anxiety-provoking thoughts, memories, emotions, fantasies and desires out of awareness" --

Robert Epstein (professor)

In a 2017 article, Epstein criticized efforts by companies such as Google and Facebook to suppress fake news through algorithms, noting "the dangers in allowing big technology companies to decide which news stories are legitimate" --wikipedia

intrusive thought

"an unwelcome, involuntary thought, image, or unpleasant idea that may become an obsession, is upsetting or distressing, and can feel difficult to manage or eliminate" -- wikipedia

time sense

"an ability to feel the lapse of time and to estimate and compare intervals especially of short duration" --


"the activity of providing what you need for yourself and others with similar experiences or difficulties without going to an official organization" -- Cambridge dictionary

Dunning–Kruger effect (psychology)

cognitive bias whereby people with low ability, expertise, or experience regarding a certain type of a task or area of knowledge tend to overestimate their ability or knowledge --wikipedia