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Dreich, dour and crabbit: does the weather explain Scottish negativity? Climate, posture, mood, empathy, mirror neurons, meditation and education.

This essay was born in meditation One of my New Year’s resolutions was to meditate daily. I simply concentrate on my breathing. Thoughts pop up, and I observe them and let them go. (Here’s an inspiring talk on meditation.   Below … Continue reading

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Having trouble sleeping? This might help.

I chanced on these soothing YouTube videos by Danish YouTube sensation TheOneLilium.   The problem is they are so darned effective I tend to fall asleep with my computer on – not good for my electricity consumption!  I have transferred the … Continue reading

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