Blog Reviews

Evan on April 22nd, 2010

Nacie Carson, a long-time blogging friend has launched a new website dedicated to helping young unemployed or underemployed professionals. It is called The New Opportunists. On the site Nacie lays out a strategy (survive-revive-thrive) to deal with the current employment situation. Nacie has spoken to hundreds of people in their 20’s and 30’s and the […]

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Evan on March 31st, 2010

I have just added a new link to my blogroll (at the side of the screen). It is to a site about how to make stuff for yourself. This applies to things directly related to health – like food. It is also related to saving the planet – minimising energy expended in production and distribution […]

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Evan on March 25th, 2010

I’ve just added a new link in the sidebar to a site called It it full of information about the side effects what drugs are used to treat what conditions and (most importantly) what the side-effects of these drugs are. I think is a hugely valuable resource. Would you like to feel less […]

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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 14th, 2010

It’s been a great time in the part of the blogoshpere that I inhabit: lots of excellent posts. So here are some excellent posts that I have found from my travels in the blogosphere lately. First up a couple of posts from one of my new favourite bloggers, kaushik at beyond karma. First up is […]

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Evan on February 5th, 2010

Just a quick link to a post on mindfulness and pain management. It gives specific instances of the practices the author uses to manage pain and also mentions unhelpful advice (which lacks compassion). If you are managing chronic pain – or know someone who is – I think this is well worth reading. Would you […]

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Evan on January 30th, 2010

It’s been a long while since I did a round-up of good posts I’ve found. I’ve been bookmarking (blogmarking?) them so I would have them to do a post about. I’ve realised that I won’t get the time any time soon to do a post on each so this is the collection. First up is […]

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Evan on December 6th, 2009

Just a pointer to a post by John at Storied Mind on how he healed from depression. It is called Trying to Explain Recovery from Depression. As you can tell from the title John doesn’t think he necessarily completely understands his recovery. The post is written with John’s usual clarity and emphasises the importance of […]

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