Monthly Archives: August 2015

“Let them be kids”

“Let them be kids” In the late 1800s when he was just 8 years old, young Meriwether Lewis was helping to run the family plantation. It is said that he would set of into the woods on foot for days … Continue reading

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Book review: Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee

Book Review: Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee HarperCollins, 2015. 278 pages, $27.99. Reviewed by Dave Cummings Fifty-five years after publication of one of the most celebrated books in American history, To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee has released a … Continue reading

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Science Mumbo Jumbo part II

Another long post. Sorry. But hopefully less technical than last week’s! What does science have to say about how mental and behavioral changes can protect me from chronic stress or reverse its effects? Lifestyle medicine In 2014, the journal BMC … Continue reading

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Science Mumbo Jumbo part I

* This is a long post on the science behind the claims I have made recently about methods for preventing and healing from chronic stress. If you like science, read on! If not, I won’t be offended if you pass … Continue reading

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Button pushers

Button pushers Child 1: You hit my foot. Child 2: You were trying to kick me. Child 1: That’s because you pushed my seat. Child 2: I didn’t actually touch you. Child 1: Stop. I’m serious. Just stop. Child 2: … Continue reading

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