Dr. David Henderson

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The Two Sides of Rage

Understanding Anger and Using It Well
March 10, 2016
David Henderson

The presidential election is just around the corner and emotions are running high. Clearly, there is a great deal of outrage and disgust surrounding the two most controversial figures in the running: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Anger is a normal emotion for all human beings to feel and whether you are a Republican or Democrat, a liberal or conservative...

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Pride and Spiritual Prejudice

Why Compassion, Not Judgment, is the Only Way to Change the World
October 13, 2015
David Henderson

WARNING: This is a long post and I recognize in our current culture, most people want to read a blog that has 3 quick bullet points they can skim. Just understand that to write this particular post in that manner would be to contradict the very point I am trying to make. So, please forgive me in advance for the...

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February 14, 2015
David Henderson

This weekend I got to see empowering love in action. Jim Savage is a therapist in Addison, TX who hosts a monthly meeting at the Dallas Recovery Center called the Artist’s Recovery Meeting. In typical 12 step fashion, the first part of the meeting includes a testimony from a local artist who is in recovery. The stories of metamorphosis from...

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The Death Drive

Why We All Do Stupid Stuff and How We Can Stop it!!
October 07, 2014
David Henderson

To be alive is to be motivated. At any given moment in time, you have one of two motivating factors influencing you: 1. The pursuit of a reward: Greek philosophers like Aristotle would tell us that there is no such thing as a completely selfless act. Humans ever and always are motivated by the pursuit of their own good. There...

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