Today Riley interviews Michael Sodini founder of Walk the Talk America, a non-profit organization dedicated to making positive change in relation to mental health, and firearm awareness. We will talk about what we as a firearms industry and community can do to tackle these issues and be part of the solution and not the problem. […]
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Today Riley is flying solo and wanted to play an interview that we had the privilege of doing together with Russell Riendeau, Ph.D., behavioral scientist and headhunter while at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo in Louisville, KY in April 2018. We get into mental health, stress, work-life balance, violence and what this all has to do with guns. Tune […]
Our minds produce these self-justifying excuses readily and without effort. What requires mental exertion is pushing the excuses aside and reverting back to what we know to be safe and right.
Among the most natural of human instincts is the need to convince oneself that one’s actions are good and acceptable. In order to understand what is generally called self-justification we have to start with another scientific term; cognitive dissonance.