Procrastination – from the Latin procrastinare: ‘to leave until the next day, to postpone’ – it is the habit of systematically putting off the tasks we are required to carry out. It is such a natural and widespread phenomenon that, according to experts, it has an evolutionary base, affecting on average 95% of the global population.
Presented like this, this sounds like a ridiculous question. Aren’t ‘cure’ and ‘healing’, synonyms? One author at, least, thinks not, and for important reasons. There are significant differences between these terms. Nigel Pocock ‘Cure’ is seen as symptomatic of western culture. It is associated with immediacy. ‘Healing’ is […]
In a western world premised on a culture of denial of differences, is a concept of ‘national character’ meaningful? Or a basis for harmful stereotyping? Can we learn anything constructive about differences, if, indeed, they exist? . Nigel Pocock . Studies of neurogenesis and synaptogenesis (the life-long generation of new […]
He may have the name of a fictional character, but in fact he is a writer, born in Malaga, who came to create a detective by the name of Tony Romano; therefore, nobody was surprised that while he was passing through Caracas, he gave talks about cities and the profound […]
God bless technology. Everywhere we turn we are faced with the joys that is has afforded us, and the internet is perhaps its Holy Grail. Teresa Whitney Rochelle Burgess We are now saturated with information and taken in by the power that it gives us to be heard. We can […]