Tag Archive: fear

Dec 04

Book Review: Power of Vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connections and Courage by BrenĂ© Brown Like many people, I saw Brown’s TED talk that went viral a few years ago about how important vulnerability is in recovering from trauma. I didn’t think much of it at the time, but recently listened to Daring Greatly based on a …

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Apr 25

Book Review: The Unthinkable

The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why by Amanda Ripley This book is a lot like those “worst case disaster books” where anxious over-planning worry-worts like me can fantasize about the worst things imaginable and console ourseles that we are better prepared now that we have more information. Even though I’m probably …

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Jan 09

Which Bird is the Most Stupid?

Wake up! It's time for bed!

May 08

Book Review – The Science of Fear

The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain by Daniel Gardner This is a book that I think everyone should read. It has a lot of information I’ve seen elsewhere, about the heuristics people use in order to make decisions, but Gardener puts the information together in a comprehensive manner that …

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Oct 04

Book Review: Meditations on Violence

Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training & Real World Violence by Rory Miller This book was recommended on Amazon for people who liked THE GIFT OF FEAR, and since my library didn’t have it, I took a chance and bought a copy. Wow. It’s completely changed the way I feel about my …

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