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Triggers & Threats

Those that have read most of my often meandering explorations into things more esoteric will know that I refer to my amygdala, the pair of almond shaped bits of the limbic system that regulate emotional response, as my lizard brain. 814 more words

Exploring Ideas

CRANKY - day 130 - 132 in a year of.....

Day 130 -132, December 4, 2016 @10:37 am

The sun has finally shown up. My dining table is still in order. My magic black bullet is next to me. 298 more words


A neuro-exploration of the ever-present bluster of Trump brand, and how Donald Trump effectively used it as a shorthand for choice to the White House… 3,086 more words


Election Day Blunder

November 8th, 2016 – Sunny Tuesday morning, the poll booths bustling with energy. We drove into a residential area, a community center in the midst of the surrounding apartments, and we picked up our ballots. 1,133 more words



A woman dressed in a white lab coat with a stethoscope hung around her neck, hands you a single white pill. Teal, boxy scrubs are visible through her open coat. 934 more words


Seth Godin, Procrastination and Annie Kenney

“Tell your lizard ( brain) to shut up”

-Seth Godin

Seth Godin is an American author who has written a book What To Do When It’s Your Turn (and it’s always your turn) 423 more words


Humans – Monkeys or Lizards?

Homo sapiens means ‘wise man’ … or perhaps the attempt to appear wise – clever monkey!

Actually, most of us have more in common with a dinosaur, which means ‘terrible lizard’ as we are mainly governed by our primitive, reptilian brain. 268 more words