Category Archives: Healthy & Alive

Watch Out for Mind Mappers

Mind Mapping I started using mind maps in the 80s when I was reading Tony Buzan’s books on the brain and memory. The key bit of information I can impart to you from everything I’ve learned about the brain and … Continue reading

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Instant skills: Just add water, time, intention, focus, chocolate

_______________________________________________________________________ Your brain in the global brain Are you way out on the cutting edge of today’s communication tools? (Are you sure?) I’m out there, but I think that edge is kinda broad. More focused learning is required, because I … Continue reading

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Dying – or just verklempt – you still have to write

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) You can still hold a pen. One of the things you have to know if you’re living the writerly life, is that you write … Continue reading

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Depression is not in charge here

I met my friend Janet, at the cafe yesterday morning and she told me about this article by Jonah Lehrer in the New York Times. You can see it here: Depression’s Upside I’m still looking over the article, but I … Continue reading

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Cancer’s Permanent Imprint

Boy, it feels really dicey to start this conversation. I honestly have no idea where it will lead. I’ll tell you one thing today. Eleven years after diagnosis of a likely-terminal breast tumor, I keep getting another day. Hence the … Continue reading

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