Category Archives: Videos

Ted Talks: Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight

I have no idea who recommended this video on their blog this morning but thank you for doing so. Years ago┬áneuroscientist┬áJill Bolte Taylor had a massive stroke and experienced her brain shutting down. Usually when I think of strokes, I … Continue reading

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The Big Think: Chuck Close, inspiration and obstacles

I found this video in my email box earlier today and I thought to share this with you. I love Chuck Close’s artwork and watching this video makes me feel a little better about the crazy hectic life I’m living … Continue reading

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Big Think: Isabel Allende and The Dying Art of Letter Writing

Yesterday I mailed off a letter to my younger brother. Even though he lives in the same state and we could talk to each other every day on the phone, we still exchange letters. Sometimes we write to each other … Continue reading

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Big Think: Yann Martel and Reading

Yesterday while I was online (really procrastinating), I browse through one of my newest favorite websites, Big Think. Big Think is an online forum that features videos by experts in different disciplines who are asked a question and discuss it. … Continue reading

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