Almost nothing in the body works in the way we perceive that it works. What we experience as a simple reaction – smell, touch, warmth – is a complex set of sensory, muscular and neural activity, so efficient and smooth that we can walk into a room and say, “Those lilies smell fantastic,” without it [...]
As you probably know by now, I’m fascinated by the way the brain works, and have built my training and coaching career on de Bono’s theories and tools for thinking and creativity.
So I LOVE this RSA animation about the way the brain is divided, using as its basis a lecture by psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist. But [...]
On Sunday, I went to Manchester in readiness for work there on Monday. Mothering Sunday morning was lovely, as you know, but I was feeling a little down too, as you know, what with the side effects and the decision making and the cramp and all.
I checked in to my (pretty swish) hotel, and I [...]