Evan on July 17th, 2009

One of my favourite blogs is Tom Volkar’s Delightful Work (you’ll find a link to it in the Blogroll in the sidebar to the right). I don’t mention it much on this blog because it is about employment and entrepreneurship rather than health and wellbeing. I like how Tom writes – it is useful and […]

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I have a guest post on the Philosophy, Psychology and Real Life blog. It is called Why Intimacy is Important, Practically and Theoretically. For me intimacy is part of what makes life worthwhile. Our lives are better when we have intimacy in them I think – which is why it is important practically. If we […]

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Evan on July 13th, 2009

Albert the Urban Monk has a great post on Welcoming and Releasing Emotions. It is a very good summary of Western (especially the Sedona Method) and Buddhist approaches to dealing with our painful emotions. If you want an excellent summary of how to deal with emotions that you find powerful and overwhelming this is enough […]

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Evan on July 12th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog called Five Ways to a More Satisfying Life. It is about how we all live live in particular situations. That we can influence these situations and that these situations also influence us. Knowing this can help us be more realistic, lighten up […]

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Evan on July 11th, 2009

First a confession.  I haven’t read any copies of the newsletter yet. So, why am I telling you to sign up?  Because of the great PDF you get when you do.  It is called Career Satisfaction from Within and it really is great. It is a collection of exercises to work through: they are clearly […]

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Evan on July 9th, 2009

The diet wars don’t show any sign of going away any time soon. There is much conflicting advice around. I think this has the unfortunate consequence of people not trusting their own taste and judgement and relying on experts. All this seems to be underpinned by the assumption that people are inclined to behave like […]

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Little things can be very aggravating. It is puzzling why we care so much about some things: the way our wardrobes or bookshelves are organised, or the toothpaste squeezed, or one chip on one piece out of a whole set of crockery, or one pencil marking on a book. We often don’t even know ourselves […]

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These three blogs are all about changing our world for the better. First up, because it has the biggest agenda, is On The Commons. This blog covers the whole of our social lives from the perspective of what we share – rather than private ownership. It is biased to the US in its coverage. Consistently […]

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