Assumptions: It’s Not What You Think

Being mindful of why we do what we do in the world can be hard work; interpreting why others do what they do, on top of monitoring ourselves, is a recipe for disaster. The problem with interpreting others’ actions is that the things we make up about another person’s behavior is almost always negatively skewed: […]

Assumptions and How They Hurt Relationships

People make assumptions about other people all the time.  We assume we know what others are really thinking, why they’re doing the things they’re doing and what they really mean, rather than what they say they mean.  The problem with making assumptions is that we almost always assume the negative. Too often we jump to […]