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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

Cultivating healthy human systems from the roots of the problem: fear and (lack of) self-confidence

Two drives prevent human systems from flourishing in healthy ways: Fear and lack of self-confidence. One of the ultimate ways to make a real difference – in whatever sense – in the short and long term is to cultivate the ability of people to conquer their fears and to gain self-confidence. 666 more words

Oblique Topics / Off The Wall

What mindfulness is, and is not.

My recent post about Mindfulness and Classroom Management perhaps made too many assumptions about the concept of Mindfulness. So, while it isn’t precisely ELT related, I wanted to clarify a little what I think Mindfulness is (and what it isn’t). 829 more words