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Is self-development selfish?

I was struck today by the news that turbo-talking comedian Robin Williams has committed suicide at the age of 63.

As a child of the Blockbuster video era, I was entertained and irritated in equal measure by his madcap performances but it was hard not to be impressed by the energy and warmth he brought to every role. 595 more words

Mindfulness

How Moore missed the point on mindfulness

In some ways, I agree with Suzanne More in her recent Guardian article about the modernisation of mindfulness.

It all seems a little nancy, a bit frothy, a little frou-frou frolic through the mind for the self-obsessed Generation Y hipsters who need more “me time”. 821 more words

Mark Bonington

My Double Life

I live a double life. I juggle writing fiction and non-fiction all day, every day.

I write romance – still unpublished – and have a request for a full from an agent after winning a contest at the Desert Dreams Romance Writer’s Conference in Phoenix. 230 more words

Sharing pictures of corpses on social media

Where is our basic decency? We are told that to understand war we need to see the slaughter of civilians. The awful reality is that all wars look much the same.

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