Tag: fear

More Than Healthy vs Unhealthy

When we talk about fitness and nutrition, we label activities and food as differing degrees of healthy and unhealthy. It doesn’t explain everything though. I have seen people who eat poorly or do little to no exercise that seem super … [continue reading]

Immigration, Customs and Fearing International Travel

This post is primarily for people who have not traveled outside the United States.

When you first enter a foreign country you must present yourself to an immigration officer. They will look over your passport and if a tourist VISA … [continue reading]

Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously

I think it was the cool title and an article on Wired that sparked my curiosity for this book.

Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously
Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously is by William Gurstelle. This book can be divided … [continue reading]

One Nation Under Fear Book Cover

I was poking around Amazon this morning and stumbled on this great book cover.

One Nation Under Fear: Scaredy Cats and Fear-Mongers in the Home of the Brave (And What You Can Do About It)
One Nation Under Fear: Scaredy Cats and Fear-Mongers in the Home of the Brave (And What You Can Do About It) by Bob Cesca. I have … [continue reading]

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently

Satisfaction was one of my favorite books that I read in 2008, so I decided to read the author’s follow up book.

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently
Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently by Gregory Berns was great. It was even better than … [continue reading]

The Science of Fear

History, statistics, psychology and a little bit of biology. Of course I’m going to like this book.

The Science of Fear: Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn't--and Put Ourselves in Greater Danger
The Science of Fear: Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn’t–and Put Ourselves in Greater Danger by Daniel Gardner started off a little … [continue reading]