Dangerous Talk: Think Your Rants Are Harmless. Think Again.

The Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide has worked with fellow Rachel Brown to produce Defusing Hate: A Strategic Guide to Counteract Dangerous Speech. Read on to learn how you make the world more dangerous and how to make it safer. Here are some highlights from the Guide: “Dangerous speech” is speech that increases …

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Do Books Tempt You? I’m A Bookie

Seven books I am tempted to read in 2017. Can you suggest some others? According to a  meme  circulating on social media, readers of books represent less that a third of our population. Some dispute that number. Others hope that those who do not read books are reading more on social media. My thoughts: across …

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Nature Love: A Healthy Enthusiasm

Whether you reject the idea of a creator and think all that is is accidental or believe in God, Goddesses, or Gods,  you miss much by ignoring the wonder of it all. Moreover, you limit your emotional strength. When you are in touch with the miraculous, you know what matters, you feel blessed by what you …

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Stress Less, Relax More

Think you do not have the time to relax? Think again. Stress is a killer. This exercise takes less than a minute. Practiced regularly it will relax you when all about you are stressing. For more easy one minute relaxation exercises, go here.  Then consider buying EFT’s eBook Self-sooth, Create Calm in Your Life. It …

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