January 13, 2008

Social neuroscience

The new thinking about compassion from social neuroscience is that our default wiring is to help...

Nancy Friedman blogged in October 2006 about

Word of the Week: Pizzled

Pizzled: A combination of "puzzled" and "pissed off." Coined by psychiatrist Edward Hallowell in his book CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Coping in a World Gone ADD (whew!) to describe how you feel "when you're eating with somebody and their phone rings and they answer it." Evidently he hadn't researched the traditional meaning of "pizzle," which has been around since 1523.

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Haiku, Make it New!

Many moons ago, I wrote  a blog post about haiku , which I am quite proud about - if only because there is no other post at this blog which...