Please interpret my dream! My GP flying and dancing to show me how to fix a security breach in my HTML?
I hate the way I (and maybe you) assume that if you're over 70 (or maybe 50) every tiny temporary slip of the memory is due to incipient dementia and old age. Senior moment? Never say it, write it or think it. Forgot why you went into the kitchen? That's just your lovely brain doing the right thing, … Continue reading Not a senior moment
Something's just become clear to me: the reason why I like sudoku is because it's a sociable, strategic game. Sure, I play alone, in theory. But equally, the numbers are playing me. Each one has a distinct personality and they use their unique strengths to the hilt. Anyway I've just spent a happy pointless hour with my … Continue reading The personality of numbers as revealed in sudoku
In which I ponder the disparity between the perception of self held by others and the person concerned, and the volatile nature of self image.
Talking to yourself has had a bad rap. I do it, you do it (don't you?), pretty well everyone does it. We're not crazy! Self-talk has many useful functions and many benefits. For example, your out-loud private talk can provide company, a pep talk, a safety valve, devil's advocate, or coaching from your infallible cognitive behaviour therapist. Often we … Continue reading Forgot why you went downstairs? Try audible mindfulness: talking to yourself