First: a post from Psychology Today about using your brain more effectively (ie being more productive!). Once again, the moral of the story is Slow Down. Unplug. Concentrate.
Similar, and yet so different, is this deluxe post from On Being written by Omid Safi … it might be your new favourite thing.
This is an excellent piece by Scientific American about 10 big additions to our thinking about neuroscience in the past decade. Enjoy.
OH! Lovely initiative here … using yoga to change the lives of young women in trouble. MOre!
Now, take four minutes to check out this promo to a fantastic looking new documentary film called Now Playing. I long to let rip a rant about the value of play in the lives of children and adults, but my toddler is keeping it all very real by tugging on my arm and beggin me to stop working.
I’m overdue a rant about play, having just written an article for OHbaby! about Play and a foreword for an exciting new book on the subject by my fab colleague Sarah Best
Gotta boogie. I’ll end with a public service announcement: adopt fist bumps as a replacement for high fives or handshakes and you will reduce the transfer of infection.