Monthly Archives: September 2014

Must Not Be the Next President for the whole world’s sake

Originally posted on Nina's Garden:
Report No. 2000/03: Doomsday Religious Movements ? December 18, 1999 This paper uses open sources to examine any topic with the potential to cause threats to public or national security. Introduction Often overlooked in…

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User Friendly: conceptualized

“User friendly depends on how friendly the user is.” Nina Tryggvason, computer tech support   I remember home life before computers. I remember the workplace when computers were the domain of geeks and secretaries.   I remember the boast about … Continue reading

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Food – cravings and rewards

The Scientific American Food Issue (sept 2013) had an interesting article about rats eating themselves to death. The rats were given their regular food but also a choice of high fat foods like sausage, cheesecake and chocolate. The rats ignored … Continue reading

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This is Your Brain on Depression

A discussion that I am having with my therapist is depression and sensory data. She is not convinced by me so far.   What I have observed from the chronic depression that I have lived with since my teen years … Continue reading

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NEW VLOG! “Like the difference between eating a biscuit and a delicious gateau.”

Originally posted on purplepersuasion:
People often asked me how I know when I am hypomanic. How do I distinguish between normal happiness and something more pathological? It can be a difficult question to answer, especially as everyone’s experience will be…

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Conceptualizing: Emotional Intelligence

One of the big workshop buzz concepts is “emotional intelligence”   the first time I heard this phrase was in relationship to George W. Bush or “Bush the Lesser” as I prefer to think of him.   It was in … Continue reading

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Today was Nora Day

Dear Agoraphobic Diary for Sept 27, 2010   Today I spent the day with my golden girl, Nora. She will be 10 on October 1, 2014; answering my anxiety about who would survive who the dog edition.   It took … Continue reading

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