The most AMAZING story you’ll ever read! (A.K.A., the concerning rise of Click-Baiting and sensational “science”)

Social media can be a catalyst for spreading awareness about scientific and environmental issues, and in some cases can help affect positive change. But for every link posted that actually leads to a valid, well-researched story, there are a dozen more that MIS-lead you to some nonsense article, or worse—a sensationalized, one-sided, often poorly-researched story … Continue reading The most AMAZING story you’ll ever read! (A.K.A., the concerning rise of Click-Baiting and sensational “science”)

Food for Thought: The Brain on Meditation

'Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.' -Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of Understanding Eckart Tolle describes the concept of false sense of … Continue reading Food for Thought: The Brain on Meditation

Food for Thought: A contemplation on ‘self’

This is another from the vaults--a 4 part blog series in which I contemplate what determines our sense of 'self', and how our internal and external perceptions influence that self.*****************************************************************************************************************Now, beshrew my father's ambition! He was thinking of civil wars when he got me: therefore was I created with a stubborn outside, with an aspect … Continue reading Food for Thought: A contemplation on ‘self’