A new non-profit called the “Let Go . . . Let Peace Come in Foundation” has been formed to help and heal survivors of childhood sexual abuse. They are seeking people willing to post their childhood photo and caption, their story or their creative expression to be posted on their website www.letgoletpeacecomein.org. They hope that, […]

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Evan on September 16th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog called Self-Censoring. My guess is that in general censoring our own thoughts is usually bad while controlling our behaviour can have its benefits. I also distinguish between the Romantic attitude (self-expression is good) and the attitude that values self-discipline. I hope you […]

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Evan on September 12th, 2009

This is a guest post from Marie who writes the Coming Out of the Trees blog. This is a remarkable blog – it is excerpts from Marie’s journal about therapy and her therapeutic journey. It is consistently well written – vivid and with depth too. It may not be for you if you are in […]

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One of the more remarkable developments of the last decade or so is the Slow Food movement. (It has now grown well beyond a focus on food and eating.) It has spread throughout the world and has many thousands of members. The name may be a bit misleading. It is about more than slowness. The […]

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Evan on September 9th, 2009

There is a parable often told to show that we need to be willing to learn and set aside our prejudices. (For example in the beautiful book Zen Flesh, Zen Bones). The seeker approaches the wise one, seeking to be their disciple. The wise one takes on the humble role of serving tea to the […]

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Evan on September 7th, 2009

I am writing a new eBook dealing with boredom. I started out thinking that if I could deal with what people wanted underneath their boredom then that’d be the fix. I discovered this was wrong both ways. Some times we just want a quick fix – to get out of a bored mood. And then […]

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Evan on September 4th, 2009

I’m off on my much delayed (from January this year) honeymoon. For the next week I probably won’t be posting much to the blog or answering comments. If you wish to speak to me especially you can contact me through the contact form on my contact page. I will pay some attention to email (but […]

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Evan on September 1st, 2009

This post is a response to Chris Edgar’s The Trouble with Modesty. It’s a great post that I entirely agree with and that I recommend. I also wanted to add to it and what I want to say I think will be longer than a comment. So here’s my take on the benefits of modesty. […]

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