Observation bias – Getting in the way of our own success

In this video of Susan Boyle’s audition, no one expected such a beautiful voice to come out of her mouth. They were guilty of observation bias. They believed that what they saw on the surface was all there was to Susan.

Challenges of living with migraine disease

So much of our awareness efforts focus on the acute symptoms of a migraine attack. Migraineurs rarely talk about the challenges we face every single day even on relatively good days.

Unsolicited health advice

What do you do with unsolicited health advice? The way I see it, I can either gracefully accept it, politely decline it, counter the advice with education, or tear the giver apart in frustration. I completely understand the urge to give in to the latter. After all, even well-meaning advice is often base in ignorance.