Man is mind

Man is mind

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Man is mind

and evermore he takes the tool of thought
and, shaping what he wills,
brings forth a thousand joys,
a thousand ills.
He thinks in secret
and it comes to pass –
Environment is but his looking glass.”
– anon

Thanks so much for sharing with me, dad


from a ‘Google’ (my “filing system to rescue me from sheer utter chaos” – thanks “Big G”) #

#And by that I mean God (far more than Google)… but then perhaps I should thank both

“The untapped potential in every human being is limitless: we are perfectly capable of producing all by ourselves true magic.”

Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials.”
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My accident was “a precious gift” : climber Paul Pritchard

Brain injury and the power of music

Sharing some Information and Thoughts on Head and Brain Injury


During an interview about his bookMusicophilia, neurologist oliver sacks talked about the subcortex. “The most primitive parts of the brain, which are a sort of implicit memory

During an interview about his book Musicophelia, neurologist Oliver Sacks talked about the sub-cortex. “The most primitive parts of the brain, which are a sort of treasure of implicit memory, where there’s poetry or music or simply how to walk and talk and behave.#” He wrote about patients all but lost to dementia or severe brain injury, who would return to themselves when playing the piano or singing with perfect pitch and expression. The band still playing on deck as the ship goes down.

Great and powerful metaphor

# extremely difficult for me



Shared by “totally unmusical (and the worlds absolutely worst singer)” c

“Information and Inspiration Distributer, Incorrigible Encourager…

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The Cognitive Effects of Head/Brain Injury

YOU can be a Champion of Hope (to others)

The Cognitive Effects of Head/Brain Injury

The Cognitive Effects of Head/Brain Injury — BooKs by cRaig loCk

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Change Therapy

The term “mindfulness” refers to a compassionate and clear-headed awareness, or the awareness of what is occurring simultaneously in the external and internal worlds.

The majority of us are more accustomed to its opposite: mindlessness, which refers to situations in which we are not fully aware of what is happening and are therefore more likely to make mistakes.

In order to make informed decisions, mindfulness entails waking up and paying attention to the present moment.

A specific method of being present in the moment is mindfulness.

The mind is less prone to become ensnared in negative thought and emotion patterns when we are tuned in to the current moment.

Through increased awareness of our thoughts and feelings and new perspectives on them, mindfulness can benefit us.

We acquire knowledge and abilities that can:

  • become more solid and focused

  • feel less overwhelmed and react to problems and stress more wisely.


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“We learn hope in the valleys and humility on the mountain-tops”

YOU can be a Champion of Hope (to others)

It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.’


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Change Therapy

One of the most frequent issues that clients bring to my sessions is loneliness. One general assumption of loneliness is that you are an elderly person with little contact with the outside world.

From my experiences these past few years, the people that are lonely, come from age-groups starting in late teens upwards. One individual’s story springs to mind, where they said they were lonely, and could not fathom out what to do.

A young man with a job and a house, with lots to offer, but no-one to share life with. He wanted to go on holiday abroad, go out for meals etc, except he didn’t have anyone to go with. He had thousands of ‘friends’ on Social Media; on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – made up of people he had gone to school with, worked beside and friends of friends. I asked him to count from his…

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“The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in…”

My Spirit Book

Originally posted on My Journey of Faith: “Jesus Makes God Real to Me”:

“The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in. The world would take people out of the slums. Christ takes the slums out of people, and then they take themselves out of the slums.…

“The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in. — WHO IS “THE REAL, THE TRUE, THE LIVING” JESUS?


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“Do not go where the path may lead; go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

5 Things for an outcome

“One cannot always tell what it is that keeps us shut in, confines us, seems to bury us, but still one feels certain barriers, certain gates, certain walls. is all this imagination, fantasy? ….”

Thanks for the follow (+ the ‘likes'(s)
Happy blogging/writing and all the best with your blog
“early bird sleepy-head” craig (in “Sleepy Hollow”)
“It always seems impossible…
until it gets done!”
– Nelson Mandela
You CAN…if you THINK you can

“Put your fears behind you and your dreams in front of you…always.”

Best wishes from the First City to see the light


Don’t worry about the world ending today
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On a mission

Finally, last night on Tuesday I went grocery. One of the shops was about to close and I was there at 8:18 PM. The person who checks your card looked at the watch first and then my Chicago Marathon Cap. I could see his face turning from not so happy to happy. I had only 12 minutes. ( Once you are in they let you shop but I don’t feel right).

Well, I was on the fast track and picked everything that I was supposed to and I was out by 8:30 PM. I think the first time I got all the needed groceries, my wallet was happy ( if you go to this store many of you will agree we buy most of the time what they want to sell us), and especially the store clerk who looked at the watch was happy too seeing touching the exit gate…

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