Have you ever felt that pleasant tingling sensation in the head and scalp when listening to someone whispering on your ear? or brushing your hair? or just by watching someone painting or drawing? Have you ever wondered why such ordinary acts seem to trigger a pleasant feeling?
After the writer and theologian John Hull became completely blind in 1983, he kept an audio diary of his experience. This film is a dramatization using those recordings. Enjoy it as a moment of reflection.
The Halo Effect is a type of cognitive bias in which our overall impression of a person influences how we feel and think about his or her character. It is the phenomenon whereby we assume that because people are good at doing A, they will be good at doing B, C and D (or the reverse — because they are bad at doing A, they will be bad at doing B, C and D).
A good head and a good heartNelson Mandela
are always a formidable combination
Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions can impact our health and quality of life.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience.Mark Twain
This is the ideal life
A short film by Lea Amiel and Nicolas Libersalle
A great song and some great shots from Iceland. Wonderful.