Catastrophe Living Articles

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More Arrows for Your Quiver – Further Thoughts on Targets

In terms of ‘targets’, I have decided to take a different orientation than previous articles. Rather than go beyond the inward facing – self-actualization, etc. context, this article will speculate that maybe the answer is: not looking “in” but looking “out”.


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More Arrows for Our Quiver

I have lost track of how many times I have thought (and written) that I was ‘coming to the end’ of my “COVID series”. As depressing as that may be – as I look back on initiatives to date, perhaps there has been a ‘silver lining’ in that we have had ample reason to become more familiar with coping mechanisms (arrows) and positive states of mind (targets).


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There is Only One Way to Learn Some Things

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns a lesson he can learn in no other way.” This quote has me thinking about cat carrying sessions over the past 60+ years and what I have learned.


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Time to Catch Your Second Wind

Athletes and I am guessing most non-athletes are familiar with the concept of second wind. In a nutshell, it is ‘energy’ you rely on when you put your head down and push on against ongoing resistance – both physical and mental.


How To Use Your Vagal Lifeline

In light of the persistence of the current COVID-19 situation, I have chosen (more than usual) to continue to use neuroscience from still another “different” angle.