December 18, 2018

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Learn to see more

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You can Learn to see more By wolfgang langewiesche A Bit of light comes into the eye an electric impulse flits through the brain and we “see.” Science doesn’t really know, what light is or what the mind is but much is now known about the miracle of seeing. Neurologists have shown how the eye […]

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TOUCH IS TO KNOW

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TO TOUCH IS TO KNOW By john kord lagemann DON’T LOOKAT the world with your hands in your pockets.” Mark Twain once told an aspiring young author. “To write about it you have to reach out and touch it.” I thought of this advice when I dropped in on Robert Barnitt, former executive director of […]

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Remarkable Mind

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How Man Got His Remarkable Mind By Desmond Morris THERE ARE 193 living species of monkeys and apes. One hundred and ninety-two of them are covered with hair. The exception is a naked ape self-named Homo sapiens. This unusual and highly successful species spends a great deal of time examining his higher motives while studiously […]

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Can Your Emotions Kill You?

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By George Engel, M.D. # A NEWLY APPOINTED PRESIDENT of CBS inc. died suddenly at the age of 51 the night after his father’s death. # A prominent British tycoon prematurely forced into retirement after a bitter dispute with his company died at the airport as he was leaving the country for a “well-earned res.”

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When in Doubt

by on November 27, 2017 0

When in Doubt Do By Arthur Gordon One winter day several years ago I found myself having lunch at the seaside cottage of some friends, a couple in their 20s. The other guest was a retired college professor a marvelous old gentleman, still straight as a lance after seven decades of living. The four of […]

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Never Feeling Tired

by on November 27, 2017 0

Success Means Never Feeling Tired By Mortimer J. Adler Failure is probably the most fatiguing experience a person ever has. There is nothing more enervating than not succeeding –being blocked, not moving ahead. It is a vicious circle. Failure breeds fatigue, and the fatigue makes it harder to get to work, which compounds the failure. […]

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Figure Out People

by on November 26, 2017 0

Figure Out People From Their Words By John Kord Lagemann After a visit from a friend, my mother would review the conversation in her mind, the pauses, inflections and choice of words, then announce the real news the caller never mentioned: “Henry wants to sell his house.” “frank is going to marry Janie.” “Young Mrs. Cole […]

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How to Take charge

by on November 26, 2017 0

By Sydney J. Harris I walked with my friend, a Quaker, to the newsstand the other night, and he bought a paper, thanking the newsie politely. The Newsie didn’t even acknowledge it. “A sullen fellow, isn’t he?” I commented. “oh, he’s that way every night,” shrugged my friend. “then why do you continue to be […]

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Mind Against Stress

by on November 25, 2017 0

An interview with Aaron T. Beck, M.D. Q. Dr beck, what is stress? A. The word itself is borrowed from physics and engineering, where it has a very precise meaning: a force of sufficient magnitude to distort or deform when applied to a system. In psychiatric practice, we see two major types of stress: the […]

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Think Thin

by on November 25, 2017 0

Think Thin! Behavior Control of Dieting By Earl Ubell DON’T look in this article for menus, calorie counters or weight tables. Here, instead, is a scientific technique that can change your eating habits for the rest of your life-and become the key to making that life last longer.

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