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Opening our minds to skepticism

I am rerunning a few of my earlier posts over the next few weeks. This one, about critical thinking skills, was from February, 2014. I thought it was especially relevant during the current U.S. 818 more words

Learning New Things

This. A million times, THIS.

Karin Burke tells it like it is. She is the only yoga/writer I read and the only one that makes any sort of sense to me at all. 6 more words

3. Magical Thinking and Ultimate Brownies

In that space where your mind is suspended between sleep and waking you’re left to wander through your confused subconscious. The other day, in this half asleep state, my mind drifted to Greg, as it so often does. 750 more words


Kid fears

After last session, I wrote to Dr C… well, I wrote a reaction as if I was writing to her. She hasn’t actually seen it yet. 311 more words

Happiness is a Four Letter Word

“Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.” – Norman Vincent Peale

What is it about hope that inspires us to keep on forging ahead? 277 more words


Unpacking Serge Benhayon's scam Esoteric Breast Massage

The bogus healing claims for Esoteric Breast Massage are headed for examination by the Supreme Court, and last month its inventor, Serge Benhayon, posted a video defence of the modality on Vimeo. 2,323 more words


Optimism : An Underlying Curse?

A Look Into Optimism and Why It Can Be Destructive. 

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

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