Evan on March 9th, 2009

Image by worak We sometimes get fixated on one thing. We think that we have to have this one thing or life won’t be worth living. If we’re dying of thirst and it is a drink of water this is true, but usually it is not this kind of thing. Usually we want a particular […]

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Evan on March 6th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. It is inspired by a book called We’ve Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy and the World is Getting Worse. It is about whether it is the job of psychotherapy to change the world. I argue that it is. It is an […]

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Evan on March 4th, 2009

Image by Kobrasoft Long, long ago in a universe far, far away . . . Evan was young. He and his family were going for a bushwalk (for you non-Australians this means a hike or ramble). We came to a difficult descent on the path. I found an easier way to negotiate the descent. In […]

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Evan on March 2nd, 2009

Image by Jenny Downing Breast Cancer and Olive Oil Researchers at the Catalonian Institute of Oncology (Spain) and the University of Granada (Spain) [Javier A. Menéndez, Alberto Fernández Gutiérrez and Antonio Segura Carretero.] have discovered that extra virgin olive oil may help to combat breast cancer. This research so far is confined to test tubes. […]

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