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Category Archives: Personal & social advancement
The Miracle of Mind (Continued from previous blog).
Posted on August 23, 2016 by coalfacecaring
The miracle of mind then unerringly leads us to reject entirely a perception of it as merely a collection of brain functions as such. Nor on the other hand should it be perceived as some form of assemblage amounting to … Continue reading →
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Brawn, Brain, Brilliance.
Posted on July 4, 2016 by coalfacecaring
Now, it is important to make the point here that what has been written above must be kept the proverbial “million miles” away from the utterly mistaken and indeed, at times absurd belief that whatever the nature of disease being … Continue reading →
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“Brawn, Brain, Brilliance”.
Posted on July 3, 2016 by coalfacecaring
Now that (hopefully) we possess a more informed and enlightened perception of body and brain, i.e. of their capacity to contribute and combine and of their inextricable interelatedness, we can move on to one of the truly great questions to … Continue reading →
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Addendum… to previous blogs.
Over the course of blogs, I have, for very good reason, rather concentrated upon – and in that way I hope, paid tribute to – the manner in which, over millions of years of our evolution as a species, man … Continue reading →
The “split’ brain. (Continued from previous b log…)
Yet again we witness how after billions of years of slow evolution to the brain’s present size some 250,000 years ago, a stone age culture prevailed: that is, up to and until just a few thousand years ago, when a … Continue reading →
The “split’ brain. (Continued from previous…
Given a fully functional right and left hemisphere of the brain it is – as Timothy Gallway· showed in his fascinating “Inner Game” series of volumes on tennis, golf, music etc. – possible and advantageous to develop the concept and … Continue reading →
Our on-board Pharmacy (Continued).
Posted on June 8, 2016 by coalfacecaring
Historically, the placebo has often been regarded by medical researchers as something of a nuisance, which at best can be “controlled for”. Drug firms spend millions of dollars and pounds sterling annually, in an attempt to eradicate it from their … Continue reading →
Our on-board Pharmacy (Continued).
Posted on May 14, 2016 by coalfacecaring
I want briefly to return in this further blog on “our on-board ‘pharmacy’”, to the terms “positive” and “negative”, (to which I made previous specific reference in blog, entitled “Accentuating the positive”, posted on Jan.26 2014). You may recall that … Continue reading →
Our ‘on-board’ Pharmacy Store. (Cont’d from previous blog).
Posted on May 4, 2016 by coalfacecaring
The historical rationale for all of this was based upon long-standing assumptions about human emotion, which so it was maintained, was centred in one locus of the brain. However – and increasingly – people began to ask interesting questions such … Continue reading →
“Wheels within Wheels” Continued.
Posted on April 17, 2016 by coalfacecaring
This brings us to another important question, as we attempt to assemble a mental picture and perspective of the origins and development (or evolvement) of our ‘on board’ coping resources and skills. That question – put at its simplest – … Continue reading →