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Suck at meditation? You may just be doing it right from Everybody Means Something

Reblogged from Pete Hulme at Everybody Means Something:

So, while I am re-publishing posts about my struggles with meditation, how fortunate to stumble across this recent refreshingly honest piece by… 118 more words


The very nature of art is affirmative

I have been away on vacation, disconnected from all sources of electronic communication and trying  not to think about engineering.  Hence, I don’t have much to write about except to enthuse about magnificent coastal walks in Devon and Cornwall that provided opportunities to achieve the kind of mental detachment described in… 85 more words

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Wandering minds...

I am considering the turquoise water from the edge of Mønsklint… Amazed by the tall majestic trees behind me, and the whiteness of the steep cliffs. 86 more words


Steadiness and placidity

Writing a weekly blog must be a little like being a newspaper columnist except that I am not part of team of writers and so there is no one to stand in for me when I go away.  154 more words

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Escape from eternal punishment

In her introduction to the ‘World’s Wife’ by Carol Ann Duffy, Jeanette Winterson says the ‘punishment of the Gods turns out to be a 24/7 always-on meaningless managerial job, where no matter how many emails you answer, your inbox will be full again the next day’. 187 more words

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fMRI study of Shamans tripping out to phat drumbeats

Every now and then, i’m browsing RSS on the tube commute and come across a study that makes me laugh out loud. This of course results in me receiving lots of ‘tuts’ from my co-commuters. 863 more words

Cognitive Neuroscience

Recommended Link: Does Mind-Wandering Make You Less Caring?

At the end of last month, the Greater Good website added to my list of worthwhile reading yet again with this article by Hooria Jazaieri… 385 more words