Archive: February 2012
Ionosphere. Image courtesy of NASA via Wikimedia Commons.

In my previous two posts, I wrote about the chance events that can dramatically alter our lives and observed that Chaos Theory tells us that small actions like the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil can lead to the formation of a tornado in Texas. I wonder whether the butterfly’s wing flapping could lead […]

I just found out I will be taking off with the Mothership tonight from about 8pm CST until 9pm CST, possibly later. Talking about meditation and gardening and who knows what else. You can stream the radio show live HERE. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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“Successful teachers and successful students all experience the same sense of wonderment.” Eno FOR THE MIND: Excerpts from a mindfulness book includes seven helpful attitudes and three mindfulness techniques. Hey! You looking at me? According to scientists different neural regions in the brain communicate to determine what you look at. Find out what your brain […]

... cause this? (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)

This post is titled after a research paper delivered by mathematician and meteorologist Edward Lorenz, who was a pioneer in Chaos Theory. Chaos Theory is a mathematical invention that refers to logistic maps, strange attractors, topological mixing, density of periodic orbits, and Lyapunov exponents, to name some of the outgrowth that has formed around chaos. […]

A couple of cucurbitae lying around. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Often enough we’ve all thought, What If … and imagine that had we made a slightly different choice at some time or other in our lives, a significant turning point never would have existed. Or, the choice that we did make created that significant event. Any moment may lead to great happiness or great sadness, […]

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“Intuition brings us to places the logical mind can’t.” Eno FOR THE BODY:  We know that broccoli is good for us in a lot of ways, but until this January no one knew that it can manipulate our genes. A 15-acre organic farm that helps those in need as well as healing cancer with healthy […]

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“I’m strong to the finish ’cause I eats me spinach, I’m Popeye the Sailor Man …” “I’m hearty and hale ’cause I eats me kale, I’m Eno the Guru Man …” I eats me spinach, too, and me broccoli, me Swiss chard, me lettuce, me Chinese cabbage, me pak choi, and me other greens, but […]

Sad or happy, it's your choice. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

“Remember to play after every storm!” Mattie Stepanek If you’ve read my previous Creating Your Own Reality posts you probably agree that at least some of the time and in some ways we can influence and dramatically effect our reality. I’m going to make a bold statement and say that every moment of our lives […]

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“We are all running headlong toward where we already are.” Eno FOR THE MIND: Ira Flatow at NPR interviews neuroscientist Robert Knight who has done research on correlating words people hear with brain activity. Spooky speculation on whether brain waves could be monitored to read thoughts. If you’ve ever wondered whether metaphors are related to […]

Image courtesy of Frinck51 via Wikimedia Commons.

In the middle of the morning rush hour, a fellow with a violin sets up shop in the metro station. He wears jeans, a black long-sleeved T-shirt, a baseball cap. His violin case lays open on the floor, seeded with a couple of his own dollars and change. While he plays 6 classical pieces hundreds […]