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12 Days of Self-Awareness

PC250048I love science, especially psychology. Nothing fascinates me more than to discover yet another fact about how the human mind works. I’ve found that the more I learn about my own mind, the more at peace I feel about who I am and what my life is all about.

 This year I’ve selected another twelve excellent TED talks, each one exploring some surprising, counter-intuitive aspect of our human minds and natures. Our amazing brains often wind up being too clever for our own good, creating illusions and misconceptions that make life a lot harder than it has to be.

So, I’ve planned out for you this twelve-day journey through topics such as being wrong, embracing shame, learning to be vulnerable, mistrusting your memories, questioning your judgement, rethinking your assumptions, doubting what you see and hear and think and believe…(gee, thanks, Leigh!)…all as keys to becoming happier, more self-aware, less stressed, less fearful  and more secure!

Each talk is about 20 minutes long, and every one of the speakers is charming, delightful, interesting, knowledgeable and funny! This is real science in comprehensible form, real knowledge that can be applied to your own life, right now. You will find fresh perspectives, answers to questions you’ve wondered about, and a bunch of practical life hacks perfect for incorporating into your New Year’s resolutions.

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Twelve Days of Self-Awareness

I wish you and yours a happy, contented and serene 2014!

-Leigh  🙂

12 Days of Self-Awareness

Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS

Leigh Pretnar Cousins, MS is an educator, counselor, writer and speaker. She's been a tutor, test prep coach and home school teacher for over thirty years. Click HERE to visit Leigh's website and to subscribe to her newsletter, "Learning Something New."

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Cousins, L. (2013). 12 Days of Self-Awareness. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 20, 2020, from


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