Evan on November 30th, 2009

Just a link to an initiative to alleviate world poverty. It is a micro-lending scheme called Kiva – where bloggers can start an account and the money raised is used to fund the starting of small businesses for people in poverty. This is a very worthwhile initiative in my view. Would you like to feel […]

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Evan on November 29th, 2009

Hi Folks, I’m taking a week’s break from writing for this blog. With writing eBooks and doing an interview and my part-time job I’ve got tired. I’m feeling pressured and this is no state to write useful stuff in. So I’m taking a week off writing for this blog. For the next few days I’ll […]

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Evan on November 28th, 2009

Just a quick link to a great post by Chris Edgar. It’s about taking back your self-control from habits (you know when you’ve found yourself doing the habit before you realise – the cigarette is already alight and in your mouth, or you’re already in the middle of that argument again.) Good, practical advice and […]

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Evan on November 26th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. It is called Creating and Receiving Ourselves. I wrote it to talk about the sense I have that there are parts of me that I don’t much choice about – I can choose to receive them or reject them, but that’s about […]

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Evan on November 23rd, 2009

This is just a quick link to a post. Some Australian health researchers surveyed GP’s and truck drivers for their ideas on health and weight. It turns out there understanding was about the same. One of the questions was whether beer or fruit juice had the same number of calories. What do you think? The […]

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Evan on November 22nd, 2009

I’m going to modify the Living Authentically online course soon. In response to feedback from students I’m going to take out a lot of the content and make it much more focused. The feedback was that people loved the content but there was just too much of it – they found it overwhelming to keep […]

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Evan on November 20th, 2009

I have a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. It is about the benefits and limitations of the work ethic. It suggests that while laziness may not be good (this would require a big discussion I think) that play is valuable and may get us the benefits of the work ethic […]

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Evan on November 18th, 2009

This is just a quick post to direct you to a post about anger and defending ourselves. It is written by Joyce on her blog I Take Off The Mask. This post is in the style of writing that the blog is usually written in. This style is unusual in the blogosphere – it is […]

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