The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.~ Jim Rohn
[Everyone is] wise in proportion not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.~ George Bernard Shaw
Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.~ Vincent Van Gogh, 1889
Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf.~ Jonatan Mårtensson
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth.~ Benjamin Disraeli
Sex is really only touch, the closest of all touch. And it's touch we're afraid of.~ D. H. Lawrence, 1928
in Lady Chatterley's Lover
Tag Archives: mind
The Science of Love
The New York Times recently reported on a developing field called interpersonal neurobiology. This field is exploring how love and emotional attachment affect our brains and our behaviour.
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There’s a lot of advice out there about overcoming jealousy and much of it focuses on self-analysis and understanding what’s at the root of your feelings of jealousy. If it were that simple, we could think jealousy away and we … Continue reading
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Music To Your Brain
It’s no secret that music affects people’s moods. In today’s MetroNews an article titled “Why music feels good” described some of the brain science behind music. What I found interesting was that there has actually been a lot of research … Continue reading
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What’s on your mind?
I was pleasantly surprised earlier this week when I happened upon the current issue of U of T’s Varsity Magazine, which gives a collection of articles on the brain, including drug effects, MRI technology, a discussion about how technology is impacting our … Continue reading
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An Interesting Ride
Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” If that’s true, I’m a lot more interesting than I was a year ago.