Psychology and Mussar

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  1. I have posted several EMETT tools on my blog. Enjoy.

  2. shani says:

    Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the analytic and scientific study of mental processes and behavior. Psychology includes many sub-fields of study and application concerned with such areas as human development, sports and health.


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  3. “Logic and metaphysics make use of more tools than all the rest of the sciences put together, and they do the least work.” – scientist quote

  4. Schmiodile says:

    Thank you for clarifying the difference between selfhelp and Mussar. What I love about Mussar is getting some more direction which way to go, it increases my enthousiasm. Also it helps to find the real root of the problem, rather than only addressing what can be seen from the outside. Mussar is also different from RET, rational emotional therapy that searches out thoughts that are disfunctional.
    Ethical vs. psychological: e.g. to work on kindness has an effect on relationships. Someone who is unwilling to be kind probably has difficulties to make friends. He / she can learn how to make friends, but the real problem may be at an ethical level.
    On the other hand, I value that psychology restrains itself from imposing moral values upon anyone because of free will and the right to have a belief system that may be different.

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