Ep 78 How Often Do Introverts Assume The Worst?

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The Flourishing Introverts Talks Podcast
Ep 78 How Often Do Introverts Assume The Worst?

Many of us can’t help but assume the worst in others even though it almost always turns out to be untrue! Otherwise known as Hanlon’s Razor, this detrimental way of thinking shapes how we interact with others and affects our relationships in the long run. So why do we keep slipping into this way of thinking and how can we avoid it?

In this episode, you will learn about the basic principles behind the Hanlon’s Razor concept, why so many of us fall into its traps, and ways to avoid it. Joanna also shares some real-life examples of slipping into the Hanlon’s Razor mindset and what to do when we catch ourselves with those thoughts.

So tune in now and learn how to not only stop ourselves from assuming the worst in people, but also start taking the time to educate, inform, and inspire positive action! 



  • What is Hanlon’s Razor? 
  • Applying Robert Axelrod’s rules for cooperation to Hanlon’s Razor. 
  • Ways we slip into Hanlon’s Razor.
  • How to avoid using Hanlon’s Razor. 
  • What to do when we catch ourselves assuming the worst in others. 



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