The first two months of 2022 are gone, one-sixth of the year, history already. Time for an update on the Gaia/nature reading challenge and to properly introduce The Lighthouse a new literacy and creativity centre in Toowoomba. I promised to donate a nature-related book to The Lighthouse for every post on the Gaia challenge in … Continue reading The Lighthouse, kids, creativity and nature books.
Curiosity- curiouser and curiouser
Curiosity positively impacts our health and well being, protecting cognitive function and adding to our ability to be creative and innovative. image public domain pixabay Curiosity and health Did you know that curiosity stimulates the dopaminergic and nonadrenegic systems in the brain, systems that are susceptible to age related decline. Dopamine and norephinephrine, have neuroprotective … Continue reading Curiosity- curiouser and curiouser
Taking time to reflect in the age of the instant: of journals and notebooks
“Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.” - Jack London In an age of instant communication, instant answers, instant gratification, the quick … Continue reading Taking time to reflect in the age of the instant: of journals and notebooks