Just added to Uncommon Knowledge – ‘In Praise of the Primal Lifestyle‘, in which Mark Tyrrell takes a look at the movement towards ‘paleo’ living and how it might help us all be healthier and happier in a time when many of us have strayed far from our ‘roots’.
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How often do you have a really good laugh? I mean, really weep with laughter? Yesterday I spoke to a man with chronic pain who claimed that by far the best ‘pain medication’ was to recall times when he’d been convulsed with laughter. He found this often worked better than ‘pain pills’. I didn’t roll [...]
‘I just want to be happy!’ That’s what people say. Hundreds over the years have told me earnestly that all they wanted in life was happiness! Language is deceptive. Of course we all (English language speakers) have a shared idea of what a ‘spoon’ is but ‘happiness’ is an abstract term. To know what it [...]
Oh boy, running this morning was tough, the waves were crashing on the shore, a very unfriendly head wind and I was struggling……out of breath, legs hurting, stone in my trainer and the beginnings of that destructive self talk, ‘ what do you think you are doing? Turn back, go home and get into a [...]
Here goes my first adventure into blogging, and as the training director for Uncommon Knowledge I did have a wee laugh to myself as I caught myself procrasinating about actually getting on and starting!! I had reached that point where creative thought turns into mindless chatter about making it perfect and that had stopped me [...]