welcome to this month’s edition of the carnival of eating disorders! what are blog carnivals? they are like a readers digest of articles on just about any topic under the sun. imagine this one as a parade of blog posts – all about eating disorders. anorexia in the media at are you eating with your… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #8
what most of life is really about is relationships. connectedness. that’s what we need. if we have enough of good connectedness, if we are comfortable in our web, we’re ok. a fly caught by a spider, by the way, is definitely not comfortable in the web. i just want to make that very clear. it… Continue reading a meditation on webs and connectedness
god, bobby mcferrin is good. last friday, being in the presence of such a big man (of such slight stature) who is so thoroughly imbued with music gave my heart – not just my musical mind – a larger canvas to sing on. country and western, classical, african, children’s songs, jazz – nothing is foreign… Continue reading bobby mcferrin
… and head over to Miss604, who is typing her little (and very smart and funny) fingers off in her blogathon participation. every 30 minutes she’s posting a new article, for 24 hours (48 posts in a day! get that???), supporting the surrey food bank. what are you still doing here? shoo! go!
a few days ago, i promised you the fourth instalment of the report on our little research project that explores the thoughts of people who view images of nude or scantily clad anorexic women. i need a bit more time with that, and today i’d like to share with you my reflections on why. it… Continue reading on blogging and research
today: a few excerpts from a book i’m reading right now, living with the devil: meditations on good and evil, by stephen batchelor. it’s not just “a” book – it’s one of the best books on buddhism i’ve read. the path a path is created by one’s aims and removing what gets in the way… Continue reading living with compulsions, living with the devil
what’s the goal of therapy? “to minimize the client’s central self-defeating outlook, and to acquire a more realistic, tolerant philosophy of life.” that is one of the the central tenets of rational-emotive therapy (RET), founded by albert ellis in 1955. albert ellis died yesterday at the age of 93. albert ellis walked his talk. he… Continue reading “don’t should on yourself”: albert ellis dead at 93
get a pen and paper (or keyboard and monitor) and do it! that’s what i always come back to – so i guess i could call that my first rule of writing (and i have to tell you, the word “rule” makes me squirm). rory over at clean cut blog (and check it out, his… Continue reading don’t wait for inspiration to strike