Tag Archives: stress

Thoughts on stress – aspects of the self, the tribe, and the tribal way of life

In a recent conversation I began to speak of some interesting things.  We were talking about how people are so stressed nowadays.  They wondered if people were stressed thousands of years ago.  I went on to say that people in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on learning: the bringing out of natural inclinations and aspects about it

Recently, I said something interesting: “It seems to me that real learning is more about bringing out natural inclinations than anything else.” This got onto some interesting things . . . TRAITS OF NATURAL INCLINATIONS By “natural inclinations” I mean … Continue reading

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More thoughts on battle trauma: how there are different forms

Though I am not involved in the treatment of battle trauma (and, therefore, no expert – remember that these are my impressions as a result of my personal inquiry over the years), it seems that there are different forms of this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on stress – the problem with the power of ‘idea’

While talking with someone the other day we got on the subject of stress.  I described it this way: “If you are walking along a trail and a tiger comes out of the bushes you will be alarmed.  Your muscles … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘uptight American’ – the price of individualism

I had a conversation the other day that got on the question of ‘uptight Americans’. It began when I began to  talk about the legendary ‘British calm’.  I was often stunned by how calm they seemed, even under difficult circumstances … Continue reading

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