Evan on February 28th, 2010

Part 1 – Childhood The introvert I am writing about is me. When I look back I feel that I have always been an introvert. This fits with what other people tell me, that I was “shy” and so on. One complicating factor was that at about 18months of age I had a couple of […]

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When we set out to study old age, we are to some extent studying recent history. We are studying the way the currently old behaved in their youth and middle age. And this can be 20, 50 or even 70 or more years ago, if we are looking at the very old. Things have changed […]

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Evan on February 24th, 2010

At the moment I am finishing some employment, and preparing to move cities. This will mean less pressure on me in various ways (which will be a huge relief). So it is a good time for me to step back and have a look at this blog. The feedback I have been getting has been […]

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Evan on February 24th, 2010

In a guest post on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog I look at the place craft has in our lives. It is called Art and Craft. My starting point is my father’s trade – he does repetition turning (making widgets out of metal). Like any craftsperson he does the same thing over and […]

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Evan on February 22nd, 2010

A good blog friend of mine, Chris Edgar, has just started an important and worthwhile blog. It is sorting through the criticisms of the self-help/self-development/personal-growth field. There has been a few books published lately doing this kind of thing. I am very glad that Chris is doing this – I think that our thinking can […]

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Evan on February 19th, 2010

Personal Development for Smart People: the conscious pursuit of personal growth by Steve Pavlina I like Steve Pavlina I like Steve Pavlina – I like his adrenalin-junkie style. I like how he pushes the boundaries and is always trying stuff (like sleeping twenty minutes every four hours instead in one block as usual). I like […]

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Evan on February 17th, 2010

Not a very cheery title I know. But it’s not a very cheery subject either. It’s a guest post by me on the Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life blog. I’m unsure how good it is – I was reaching to deal with stuff that I find very difficult and don’t have a good grasp on […]

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My next eBook will be on Societies Characterised by a Healthy Old Age and what we can learn from them. This will be backed up by what we know about mind-body medicine and what works to keep us healthy. I’m excited about it. It’s something of my big book on health. What we know that […]

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