General Table of Contents


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Main Theme

"Mr Doctor, that loose gown becomes you so well I wonder your notions should be so narrow" - Elizabeth I to the Puritan Dr. Humphreys.

   Notions, Potions and Nostrums



"You can't shame or humiliate modern celebrities.  What used to be called shame and humiliation is now called publicity." - P.J. O'Rourke

    Unravelling the Bonds of Shame - by Elian Aysoy

    Change your home and change your life - by Vivi Benreytan

    I'm right here, grandma! - by Paul W. Schenk

     All Personalities Are Wrong - by John Rowan

    Brief Therapy and Solution-Focused Thinking - by Michael Mallows



"There is less in this than meets the eye" - Tallulah Bankhead

    Putting in a Star Performance - by Amanda Knight

    The Eyes Have It - by Joe Sinclair

    Doing What Comes Naturally - by Joe Sinclair

    12 Rational Principles (Part I) - by Wayne Froggatt

    12 Rational Principles (Part II) - by Wayne Froggatt



For every person who wants to teach, there are approximately
thirty who don't want to learn. - W.C. Sellar & R.J. Yeatman 

    Brain Gym Part I - by Tom Maguire

    Brain Gym Part II - by Tom Maguire

    Entertaining the Troops - by Mark Edwards



The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures
the disease.”  Voltaire 
   Mindfulness - An Elizabeth Winder interview



“A camel is a horse designed by a committee”  Alec Issigonis 

     The Self-Change Model and Teamwork - by Terry Goodwin



"This is the sort of English up with which I will not put" - Winston Churchill

     The Map is not the Territory


Third Age

"I'm saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am" - Dwight D. Eisenhower

    A Start in Art





"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly.  It should be thrown with great 

force." - Dorothy Parker  

   Book Reviews

   Book and Tape Offers


Letters to the Editor


The Last Word