In this world of hustle and bustle, it is all too easy to suffer some injury that may seriously affect your livelihood. Even a simple fender bender can cause whiplash and you may then need months of therapy to correct the condition. … And of course you no doubt will be suffering pain that is difficult to control.
Normally you would hope that your insurance would in some way cover what you have suffered but that is not always the case. In many situations you would be advised to seek the services of a personal injury lawyer. She or he will know what is likely to give you the best outcome that can be achieved. Continue reading “How to choose a personal injury lawyer”
10 ways to have a better conversation is a title of a lively TEDx video given by Celeste Headlee. She has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. “Go out, talk to people, listen to people,” she says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.” Continue reading “10 ways to have a better conversation”
Have you spent any time recently on vexillology? That apparently is the study of flags. I must admit it was a new word for me but I became quite enthusiastic about it after seeing a TED talk today. It was given by Roman Mars for whom it seems to be somewhat of a passion. Continue reading “Proudly Fly the Flag”
Few will disagree with the title of this post.. After all laughter is the best medicine we are told. But why do we do it? Sophie Scott is a cognitive neuroscientist who can explain to you exactly why we laugh. You can see her TED presentation below. It is fun to watch and worth every minute you will spend on viewing it. Continue reading “You should laugh more”
Every morning at about the same time I go with Tia, my dog, for a 25 minutes walk. We always go the same way and it got me thinking. Some might ask me,” Isn’t that boring?” My answer is a strong denial….. and why would I say that?
The best answer is probably that ancient quote by Heraclitus. You can never jump into the same river twice. There are so many ways in which the scene changes every time we visit. Continue reading “Walking my dog”
With the referendum in Scotland on separating from the United Kingdom occurring tomorrow, there is much discussion on a whole series of financial matters. It seems that there is an intention that pensions as in the past would continue to be paid by the government in London. However that raises a very interesting question. Continue reading “Would Scottish pensions be frozen pensions”
On September 18, those living in Scotland will be choosing in a referendum whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom or to be a separate country. Current polls suggest the Yes side may be inching ahead of those wishing to stay in the UK.