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Review of “Somatic Reality” — Using the Intelligence of Your Body

Ever wonder why it seems that emotions come into focus so quickly? This confused me for a long time. I wonderered why there wasn’t more space between the neutral state I felt before I became enthralled with a feeling. In Stanley Keleman’s “Somatic Reality” (written in 1979) he explores human behavior from the Attitude Emotion …

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Lonely City by Olivia Laing

“Lonely City” Review and Implications of The Loneliness Epidemic

Recently I read Lonely City by Olivia Laing. Some readers will already be familiar with Maria Popova’s review of the book. Not quite memoir, art history or biography, it’s a hybrid of all three. I was moved by Olivia’s search for meaning within loneliness. Moving to New York City for a relationship and having it …

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How To Deal With The Stubborn People In Your Life — Even If It’s You

Stubborness = resistance to change. We’ve all heard stories of people who refuse to leave their homes in an emergency. Whether it’s a fire, mudslide, hurricane or other natural disaster. Yet some people ignore evacuation orders and stay to “protect” their home. Note: not everyone can be grouped into the too fucking stubborn camp. Some …

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