The Butterfly Effect, Dispositional Mindfulness, and Achieving Your Goals.

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One of my favorite theorists is Edward Lorenz. A mathematician and meteorologist, Lorenz taught at MIT and was a pioneer in chaos theory, he also coined the notion of “the butterfly effect.” The butterfly effect is built around the idea that small perturbations or disturbances can trigger major circumstances. In this case, imagine the gently sweeping wings of a…