When you realize you get to lead your experience and everything is giving you feedback, you stop swinging the pendulum from one extreme to the other. You get to lead your experience.
Not sure this bodes well for my name: "A new, UC Irvine-led study found that people trust strangers with easier-to-pronounce names more than strangers with difficult-to-pronounce names – even when those strangers are from the same foreign country.
What’s more, people are more likely to trust claims when attributed to strangers with easier names. For example, the assertion that “macadamia nuts are in the same evolutionary family as peaches” was more believable when attributed to “Andrian Babeshko” than when it was credited to his countryman “Czeslaw Ratynska.”
What used to be thought of as women's intuition or a dark art, is now supported by science: your gut knows. Do you trust it?
I was astounded by the kindness of a stranger recently, see How to Get Lucky. But it turns out generosity by a stranger is not so unusual. Scientists say we're hardwired for it and trusting a stranger served evolutionary purposes. It actually benefits us.