Psychotherapist Philip Chard talks about holier-than-thou types, who judge themselves by their intentions by others by their actions. Read more

Out of My Mind


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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses the healing process after losing a loved one. Read more

Out of My Mind


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Psychotherapist Philip Chard decodes the importance of awe and communion with nature. Read more

Out of My Mind


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Psychotherapist Philip Chard tells us how to read minds by reading faces. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses the origins of anger and incivility in our society. Read more

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In 'Fragile Bully,' clinical psychologist Laurie Helgoe looks beyond the sound bites of self-aggrandizing celebrities and selfish tweets to the real problem of narcissism. Read more



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Often when I’m invited to do things with people I lie or make up a reason why I can’t join them, but then I worry I’ll get busted somehow, and people will be hurt or mad. Read more

On the Couch

Many of us are aware of the Faustian bargains we have made—the soul-killing job in exchange for a comfortable living, the ethical shortcuts to getting ahead. Ashok Bedi expands the scope of that awareness to encompass virtually the whole wo... Read more


Can animals plan for the future? Author Frans de Waal cites examples to the affirmative in his account of research into the cognition of creatures other than ourselves, Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? Waal finds remarkabl... Read more


American society is accustomed to—and quite adept at ignoring—white boys singing of inner pain. Mostly we dismiss their angsty lyrics as hyperbole at best, bad poetry at worst, confident that although a few tortured singers may actually pull the .. Read more

On Music

Richard Strauss’ Salome is one of the world's great operas, combiningthe last remna Salome ,A&E Feature Read more

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Sundance Film Festival Park City Utah - Day 7 Only at a film festival can you have one of your best experiences watching 12 year-old children, and younger, in prison. Seriously. Looking closely at children locked up inside an unnamed Russian.. Read more

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Mad Planet, 9 p.m. Perhaps no Milwaukee band better conjures the sloppy indie-rock sounds Shepherd Express ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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