welcome to the 9th carnival of eating disorders! we had a break in august, and now there are lots of new articles to look at. today we have posts on body image, anorexia, bulimia and overeating. also, as i’ve done before, this month i’m picking one post and will talk about it in more depth… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #9
michael moore’s sicko, pinocchio, rugby and a movie about PTSD – you’d think they don’t have that much in common. but they do. these and other posts featured here today are all written by a community of people who truly want to make the world a better place. welcome to the 105th carnival of healing,… Continue reading carnival of healing #105
scott from finding your marbles just sent me an email wondering about my thoughts on the development of this story about PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) as grounds for acquittal. a groundbreaking ruling that found a former soldier not criminally responsible for a sex assault he admitted to committing was overturned by the manitoba court… Continue reading PTSD and restorative justice
edith yeung over at dream. think. act had a post the other day where she listed a long list of questions about integrity, taken from the book the power of principles by william j. byron. these “integrity questions” are focused mostly around what i would call our civic and professional duties, and i think they’re… Continue reading a question of integrity
at our vancouver bloggers’ meetup last time, pete quily of adult ADD strengths asked me an interesting question: “what are the topics that would naturally come up in the course of your work that you’re not discussing much on your blog?” it’s a question i’ve been thinking about ever since, and i’ve been working on… Continue reading alternative approaches to dealing with mental health
so here i was, cleaning the toilet, when i reached over and zing, i strained my lower back, right above the hip bone. quite a fascinating experience, and what i’m learning from it can be applied to other areas of life as well: when there is a warning sign, pay attention and stop. after the… Continue reading 7 lessons from the toilet bowl
i’m entering david airey’s contest. and lincoln’s. and the good woman at whitterer on autism passed on a break out blogger award to me. i’m jumping up and down! “aha! tshumpink up an down! vat iss your mind doo-ink?” says the psychologist in me. why do we get so excited about things like that? i… Continue reading online contests meet human desires
adam at the monk at work blog sent me an email about his latest blog post yesterday. i quickly glanced at it and then just marked the URL for the post. it reads http://monkatwork.com/2007/09/21/no-complaints-and-contest/. because i only glanced at it, all i saw was “no complaints contest”. hey, i thought, what a cool idea! it… Continue reading the scrunchie challenge: change a habit!