Evan on June 30th, 2009

This is just a quick note to alert you to a very thought provoking post. Meditation is usually taken to be at worst harmless and usually very beneficial. In my experience meditation has been beneficial. This post is about the experience of a zen practitioner who found that meditation was (at least) not enough. His […]

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Evan on June 29th, 2009

In one week I’ll be increasing the price of the Living Authentically book. The price of the course will remain the same. I’ve decided that for the amount of content it is underpriced. I’ll be putting up the price by 50% or so (which still makes it very affordable I think). So, now is the […]

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I recently did a post on making utopia real. In the comments Chris Edgar and I had a discussion on the place of politics in creating utopia. Chris and I pretty much agreed that politics alone wouldn’t bring in utopia. I still think this – personal trauma and our relationships aren’t much affected by the […]

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Evan on June 28th, 2009

This post is about a blog that is rapidly becoming one of my favourites. It’s called Unleash Reality and it is writtern by Alex. He has an article that introduces the blog and gives you an overview of what it is about. Alex’s blog is in the self-development field. His emphasis is on taking action […]

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Evan on June 27th, 2009

Acupuncture is going to be trialled in hospitals in Australia. It will be used in what we call the Casualty (or Emergency) departement. The trial is to examine how well acupuncture treats pain. It will last for three years and is funded by Government funding body the National Health and Medical Research Council. The funding […]

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Evan on June 26th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real life blog called What is a Good Life? I survey the three common answers to the question (pleasure, self-development and meaning) and argue that instead of being in competition that each one is a part of a good life. I hope you like it. […]

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Evan on June 25th, 2009

For those who would like to know more about the first Australians a website has just been established. It is called the Little Red Yellow Black Site (these are the colours of the Aboriginal Australian flag and colours used in Aboriginal Australian paintings – the colours are made from the soil). The site is easy […]

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Evan on June 24th, 2009

Just a quick alert for a great post on Depression. It is on Storied Mind where John talks about his own life and overcoming depression. This post is about the impact of depression on friends and family as well as the person with depression. It is also about the advice that is often given out […]

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