To perceive things such as trees and buildings through images delivered to the eye, the brain uses wholeness, simultaneity, and synthesis. To ferret out the meaning of alphabetic writing, the brain relies instead on sequence, analysis and abstraction. –Author Leonard Shlain (as quoted in BrainPickings.) * I was going through about a million articles last […]Read More Words or Images?
A few months ago, I wrote a post titled, “Don’t Forget to Breathe.” I was noting how helpful it was (and is) for me in moments of stress to just STOP – to center, to breathe. When you take the time to stop and notice your breath, even just for a few seconds, you are […]Read More Don’t Forget to Breathe, Part 2
I’ve had a post trying to form itself in my mind for the last few weeks – since the end of November, actually. That’s when I read the amazing article actress Maria Bello wrote for the New York Times. I would urge you (vehemently!) to read this if you have not. Basically, she’s writing about […]Read More The Beginnings of a New Year’s Resolution