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Men and Women study shows we are more alike than different

Men and Women study shows we are more alike than different

This is something I always hoped was true, and now I have proof. This meta-study (study of studies) show that men are women are overwhelming similar. I learned to treat people as individuals once I got past difficult experiences in my past.

George Carlin one said that one of the things in the US is that people focus on differences. I agree that media and thinking is set on binary (black or white) thinking. It is easy to sell and bait people when they think their special interests are being threatened. It is too bad because both men and women show an incredible range of behavior, and reducing people to stereotypes isn’t helpful to anyone.

Yes people do act in stereotyped behaviors. However calling them a stereotype isn’t going to help you or them. In order to change anything, you have to do what Steven Covey said “Seek first to understand, then be understood.”. It is not what people naturally do, but it has been a tool that has made all the difference in my perception of the world. Rather than try to guess at someones behavior I just ask. I had that opportunity a few days ago. I was wondering what a friend thought of my gift, so instead of guessing I just asked him. He said my gift was great and apologized that he didn’t let me know that he liked it.

It is interesting isn’t it? We complain that our relationships aren’t fulfilling, or our lives are boring, yet we ignore the wonderful gift of the people who are around us. Rather than listen and learn from their lives that would enrich and possibly help our own, we too often arrogantly talk about things that don’t help anyone. I know that the more I have been quiet and listened the more people want to talk to you. It is rather funny as well. People tell the most amusing and funny things if you are open to them. I have learned that by not judging and just listening and saying things like “That makes sense.” I don’t have to judge but just be present. Just listening is so helpful in all areas of life.

Pets performing miracles

Pets performing miracles

How do these pets do it? I consider this a miracle.

Puppy Tossed into Frozen Ditch Gets a Second Chance - StumbleUponFrom the article below: When Terry McGlade, a U.S. marine from Zanesville, Ohio, collapsed from a seizure in 2014, his rescue pup knew just what to do – he grabbed the phone out of McGlade’s pocket with his teeth and stepped on the screen for several seconds, automatically dialing 911. It’s nothing short of uh-mazing, especially considering McGlade says the dog was never trained to perform that task.

But wait there is more! What about the Hero German shepherd dog that leads help to a fire?

Other miracles include what Two dogs taught a veterinarian. Dave Masons famous song we just disagree. Its a miracle of wisdom what he sings in that song. Marianne Williamson on Miracles of Midlife.

There are miracles everyday that we don’t acknowledge or are aware of. I am constantly amazed at the number of close calls I see in traffic, in public, and in peoples workplaces. So many careless or accidental situations turn out for the best. When you consider how many things can go wrong, isn’t it a miracle that things work as well as they do? Take computers for example. They are made of millions and trillions of connections and if one of those goes wrong, it could ruin everything. Yet for the majority of tasks, computers work reliability and as designed. It is amazing that given the contradictory and confusing way they are used they don’t break more often.

Puppy Tossed into Frozen Ditch Gets a Second Chance – StumbleUpon.