Mission Beach

by Silvia Damiano on 31 October 2010

While taking a few days rest south of Cairns – Mission Beach to be exact – I met artist Sal Badcock, who was born in Tasmania. A trained nurse until 1988, she moved to this area 9 years ago and is fully dedicated to making the world a more beautiful place. Her colourful pieces are ins …

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A Psychotherapist Reflects On The Value Of Neuroscience

by Phil Boas on 19 October 2010

"Neuroscience might just be a rational person’s defence against engaging with their emotions. Or it might be gigantic step toward more sophisticated therapeutic interventions.”

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The Chalk Urban Art Festival

by Silvia Damiano on 14 October 2010

Last Sunday I went to the Chalk Urban Art Festival where Julie Doye, our featured artist for the 2011 Brain Art Exhibition was doing a great piece of chalk work about Jimmy Hendrix. Congratulations Julie, your artwork was phenomenal! Despite my science background, I have always been a …

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Over Think

by Silvia Damiano on 7 October 2010

Undoubtedly, our brains process many thoughts and bits of information per minute. The question is how long do we ruminate over the same thoughts, or how far we go in allowing certain thoughts to guide our decisions. In a metaphoric sense, how loud is the small bird on our shoulder whi …

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