Evan on December 28th, 2008

Image by chloe delong I’m organising a Blog Carnival (a collection of posts from around the blogosphere on a particular topic) on Authenticity.  It will be published on 17 January, 2009.  If you like to submit something for consideration please do, I’ll be glad to receive it (though I do not guarantee to publish it). […]

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Evan on December 24th, 2008

Image by visulogik Today I’m very happy to present a guest post by Barbara Gregor. This is the second time I have hosted a post by Barbara – her first one is When You Learn Abuse You Live Abuse. Just like her first post this one is vivid and deals with an important issue in […]

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Evan on December 23rd, 2008

Image by nicolasnova Usually we want to change because we are in pain. This is entirely sensible and rational in my view. My rule of thumb is that: where there is pain there is something wrong. The qualification to this is that sometimes doing new and better things can be painful. Our muscles take time […]

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Evan on December 17th, 2008

Image by Sir Mervs This is the ‘bad news’ about wanting to be happier, wanting our lives to be better – something has to change – our behaviour, habits, lifestyle, choices, relationships – somewhere something has to change. If we keep doing the same things in the same ways we will get the same results. […]

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Image by tiseb I’ve sometimes been shocked by how violent I can feel. A stray remark or small action has occasionally had me shaking with anger. This is disturbing. Most of the time I’m pretty easy going – cruisy is the type of life that I like best. And yet I have this violence in […]

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Evan on December 12th, 2008

Image by Finsec If you’ve been to see your doctor any time in the last ten or twenty years, you may have noticed one question popping up more often, no matter what ailment sent you to their office: “Are you under any stress?” What you may not realize is that this isn’t just your doctor […]

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Image by basykes Nikolas Christakis (a professor at Harvard Medical School) and James Fowler (from the University of California, San Diego) have found that friends affect both our weight and our happiness. 1. Weight In a study published in the July 26 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine Christakis and Fowler report that […]

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Evan on December 9th, 2008

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. It is about what is natural to us and working with it rather than against it. It’s called It’s Only Natural. I hope you like it. Evan (If you’re amazed at how productive I’ve been lately with all these guest posts, I’m […]

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