Critical Thinking: Using Evidence Wisely

Arguments are supported by evidence, but not all evidence is relevant, factual, and valuable. Solving a problem with critical thinking requires careful analysis of the evidence to determine if and how the evidence should be used to help you reach a solution. Once you’ve identified the qualified evidence, you can determine whether there is enough…

Personal Power: Practicing Mindful Reflection

Mindfulness is not about thinking, but about quieting your mind to achieve a state of awareness that allows for greater perception and clarity. Meditation is a popular way to achieve mindfulness. Schedule a time for yourself to simply sit, close your eyes, and focus on your breathing. Encourage your thoughts to stay on breathing and…