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The Art of Critical Thought.

This is the last entry in my blog series, Brain vs Heart. I started this series because so many of us are caught in a Mind/Body—Yin/Yang dynamic. Our Social Selves pull us in one direction while our Essential Selves pull us in another. As a Life Coach, I have a front-row seat to this struggle. And what I often witness is a normal, healthy person locked in an argument with themselves. Mary wants to quit her corporate job, but she's afraid to lose the paycheque and social status. Jeff wants to leave his sexless marriage, but is torn apart by feelings of guilt and moral obligation. Susan wants to sing on stage but her harsh inner critic won't let her get anywhere near it. Their situations may b