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Life Beyond Superficial People

A while back when I decided I’d had enough of superficial humans, I wasn’t expecting as many dramatic changes in my life. Frankly I’d reached saturation point with small talk. 707 more words

Musings

Professionals should no longer fear social media. Patients spend much of their time there after all!

ONE of the things we, as professionals, sometimes do not do well enough is actively listening. We are generally experts at sifting the research. I for one quite enjoy reading newly published research and then attempting to work out how it may influence or inform practice for a particular disorder in the future. 896 more words

Opinion

Life and other apps

I’m finally back on board. It seems my daily paper and ink (um, this is a failed attempt at replacing “bread and butter”, gah) didn’t help me in any way in cooking new rants for my blog. 155 more words

World

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

Since I’m not an expert on either of these people -I have never met and talked with either of them- I’m just gonna go with what I DO know. 378 more words

Opinion

Flashback Friday #2 - Childhood Before Technological Integration

Since I’be got two little ones of my own, I am amazed at how much they understand and crave technology. Kids today are growing up in a completely different way with technology at their fingertips. 297 more words

Family

Echo Chamber

Wikipedia describes confirmation bias as “the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that confirms one’s preexisting beliefs or hypotheses, while giving disproportionately less consideration to alternative possibilities.” I see this every day, perhaps most obviously with politics and religion but to a lesser extent in pretty much anything with which one can take sides. 1,164 more words

Belief

These little pills could be the best thing you ever use

I used to be on the look-out for anything that could help me lose weight, and keep it off. I am a consultant with a company that does that wonderfully, but I thought I’d try adding these all natural weight-loss pills, … 666 more words