Inhibition — the ability to say “no” to one’s unconscious habits — is a tremendously valuable skill.
Today, the United States celebrates the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Our Declaration famously asserted that people are endowed "with certain unalienable Rights, [and] that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." Because the 13 colonies were being denied those rights, the colonies declared themselves to be "Free and Independent States." Although we remain free and independent as a country today, Americans are deeply divided in their opinions and priorities. Politicians, [...]