Lawyers who appear in court work diligently to practice and refine their stories. They gather all the facts, make sure the logic is compelling and rehearse their case. When their arguments are coherent and convincing, they often win. But since daily life is not being lived in a court room, we don’t need to mentally try our cases over and over again. We may not even end up sharing our heavily rehearsed performance with the other side. In fact, it’s only when we stop arguing with the imaginary opponent that we really