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The stories we tell

In the past month I’ve spent a week in Spain with a group of eight people on a The Stories We Tell course, and a week in the Northwest Highlands with a friend I’ve known for 45 years. 544 more words


The Way of the Reader



“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

We live in a distracting world, but we fool ourselves when we think that, by doing more than one thing at a time we are being efficient. 490 more words

The Social Neuroscience of Empathy - eBook

After decades as the cultivated interest of scholars in philosophy and in clinical and developmental psychology, empathy research is suddenly everywhere! Seemingly overnight it has blossomed into a vibrant, multidisciplinary field of study and has crossed the boundaries of clinical and developmental psychology to plant its roots fi rmly in the soil of personality and social psychology, mainstream cognitive psychology, and cognitive-affective neuroscience. 119 more words


The anatomy of Empathy

Empathy, the ability to vicariously experience and to understand the affect of other people, is fundamental for successful social-cognitive ability and behaviour. Empathy is thought to be a critical facilitator of prosocial behaviour and is disrupted in a number of psychiatric and neurological disorders. 165 more words


Long division

A woman got onto the train the other day and sat down opposite me. She was fifty-ish, tanned and smartly dressed. She had come from the airport and was breathless. 722 more words


Serving Love


To be of service.

To serve,
to give,
to help,
to believe
in something
that is outside of you
and your daily needs – 275 more words

Higher Self

Thomas Dahlborg reblogged this on The uni-Verse Within and commented:

Servant Leadership is LOVE Serving Love is written by Sandy aka youarelovenow