positive thinking

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    Skepchick Book Club: Bright-sided

    Welcome back to the Skepchick Book Club! This month, we read Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America by Barbara Ehrenreich. I was drawn to this book because I’m naturally cynical and I’ve heard “be positive!” more than enough to be annoyed at the culture of relentless positivity. And I was glad to find a kindred soul in Ehrenreich.…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies: Montessori, Human Sacrifice, Creationism, and the Debut of Skeptability!

    Everyone! Welcome our shiny new sister site Skeptability in the Skepchick Family! Sunday Funny: Science Works. Sometimes. (via Twisted Doodles) Teen Skepchick Treating Depression is Not Medicalizing Sadness Depression and sadness are not the same thing. The Physics Philes, lesson 98: The Most Important Equation in All of Physics Who knew that wave velocity and acceleration would be so important?…

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