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Surviving the Impeachment Hearings

Here we are, again. Welcome to the latest installment of cogjam–one to easily have us following lemmings over the virtual cliff. Impeachment hearing broadcasts further drive the wedges between those of differing opinions. The gut brain can’t help but react. It perceives threats within disagreeable statements and behavior, no matter which side of the divide. […]

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A Great Chance to Practice Cogjam Recovery

Over the last few days, impeachment proceedings and worries of where they may lead us have taken center stage. Community stress, especially socio-political stress, is on the upswing. It’s so easy to take sides. Stress wiring urges us to quickly bond with those whose paths are similar to our own. We jump to the offense/defense […]

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“They Call Me the Crazy Cat Lady.”

Going along with the surrounding flow is a major force behind how we’ve found ourselves stuck in political cogjam. The following short vignette is a more whimsical example of how unwittingly going along with group-held beliefs sometimes has us doing or thinking things that miss some important internal logic. Enjoy! See if you can set […]