Curiosity: being other-conscious rather than self-conscious Here is a previous article on curiosity When we are curious we are not self-absorbed. Our attention, instead of being on ourselves and how we feel and what people think of us, is on the world outside us – on other people and on what is happening around us.…

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It’s interesting how many of us reasonably competent and well-adjusted human beings can be reduced to gibbering wrecks at the prospect of an important examination or interview. For some of us the nervousness begins when the date of the event is announced. Once this occurs we begin rehearsing for a disastrous interview or examination, for…

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