Evan on May 31st, 2009

At the moment I’m doing pretty well, but not on top of the world. Why is that? Mostly due to my work situation. My part-time job in the nursing home is good in some ways (I get on well with the residents) and stressful in others (workplace politics). My new website is going as well […]

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This is a link to an excellent post by John at Storied Mind. Storied Mind is about John’s living with (and now mostly having dealt with) depression. This post is about our tendency to undo any praise we receive by criticising ourselves (something that those of us without severe depression also do – in my […]

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Evan on May 29th, 2009

Just a quick note about a post on Tom Volkar’s Delightful Work blog. It is called, Is Your Inner Child Still Running Your Life? My guess is that our answer is often yes. Tom’s post is not judgemental about this – as so much in the personal development field can be. Instead Tom recommends getting […]

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Evan on May 27th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Philosophy, Psychology and Real Life blog. It is called Living with (Our) Death and Dying. It isn’t morbid but about the liveliness that comes from meeting our limitations. I hope you like it. Evan Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Evan on May 26th, 2009

Image by FF6600 The “five spirits” are part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (Sorry to disappoint those of you who are Scotch drinkers – like me.) This is a link to a post by my good and long-standing friend Geoff Wilson. One of the remarkable things about Geoff is that the content of his posts and […]

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Evan on May 25th, 2009

Image by jurvetson It’s been quite a while since I did a post about physical health.  So this post is about an easy to improve your diet and physical health. A quick way to reduce your risk of heart attack is to substitute olive oil for saturated fats – butter and cream.  Olive oil is […]

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Evan on May 21st, 2009

Image by CarbonNYC I am fortunate in the small city I live in, Canberra, that there is a good tai chi school. These are not easy to find. They are also understanding of my desire to do tai chi mostly for health benefits and that I have no interest in it as a martial art. […]

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Evan on May 19th, 2009

This is a guest post by Sarah Luczaj. Sarah is an online therapist – who I definitely recommend.  She is also a poet who has just had her first book of poems, An Urgent Request published. In this post she reflects on the worth of poetry. This is a post well worth reading over and […]

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