Ask a friend, what do they feel as actions of kindness? How does this differ to your perception? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Kindness?
The 1970s think tank, The Bee Gees’ questioned, ‘How deep is your love, how deep is your love?’. Outlined in this piece is a reflective exercise for any curious person to explore this about themselves. Some mixed pop-culture references inside. Continue reading Is it Truman Love? A Thought Experiment
Cognitive empathy: is reason alone enough? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Empathy Minus Imagination?
Convergent thinking… When there is one right answer. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Convergent Thinking
Notice. What are your first feelings in response to this finding about the human brain? #brainfertiliser #brainembryos #neuroscience #mindfulness #selfawareness Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Emotion science?
Trigger Warning: topic of emotional abuse. Quote from linked article: “I can’t reiterate enough how slowly emotional abuse can creep into your life—the first stage of complete adoration, gaslighting, and love-bombing from the abuser happens very quickly, but everything else is oftentimes so subvert you can only recognize just how bad it was once you’ve left.” Continue reading Link: “Identifying Emotional Abuse Before it Happens”
Think of someone you’re judging. What do your judgements tell you about… Your own values? What’s Important to you? Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: Judgement and values?
What’s your perception of judgement? Do you struggle with your own or others’? Living List: My Judgement is an exploration of what my own judgement tells me about my values. Continue reading Living List: My Judgement
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Hopefully by now, if you’ve read any of my previous eight blog posts on our wonderful, mysterious universe, you are beginning to appreciate how bizarre existence truly is. The universe is weird – nature… Continue reading One Fine Man, His Awesome Arrows and Why it’s Okay to be Wrong: Science, Silliness and the Nucleus of Niceness – Part 9
Brain fertiliser: Divergent Thinking. Think of the priest and think of the atheist. List as many similarities between them as you can. Continue reading Brain Fertiliser: The priest and the atheist?