weekend to end breast cancer – walking together for life

well, it’s happening – we’re going to the weekend to end breast cancer walk tomorrow! i’ve never done the walk myself, only visited and gone to the closing ceremonies. the feeling alone of being to those events gives me shivers down the spine just thinking about it. the walk is about a collective of people… Continue reading weekend to end breast cancer – walking together for life

about expert minds

scientific american has interesting things to say about the expert mind. this is my condensed version: Studies of the mental processes of chess grandmasters have revealed clues to how people become experts in other fields as well. Much of the chess master’s advantage over the novice derives from the first few seconds of thought. This… Continue reading about expert minds

more on persuasion and the like

to continue with the theme we’ve been talking about, i just stumbled across a whole big web site devoted to changing people’s minds. it includes a page that analyzes martin luther king’s famous i have a dream speech. isabella mori counselling in vancouver

the mystery of anorexia blogs

today i thought i’d surf around for some blogs on anorexia. i was looking for active, relatively up-to-date blogs that would talk about the experience of living with or recovering from anorexia, or perhaps the experience of living with or caring about someone with anorexia. i thought it would be easy – it’s a well-known… Continue reading the mystery of anorexia blogs