The compelling power of a story

I’ve been reminded three times this week about the compelling power of stories: Once by an item in the paper about the eye witness account by sail-maker Robert Hope at the Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805. Written in a letter to his brother he vividly describes moments like “when five more of the Enemy’s Ships came upon […]

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Whistle while you work and it will all happen!

Do you talk out loud to yourself?  A colleague in the next office frequently does ….to the extent he thought he may have a problem. I argued “of course not!” …because I also happen to talk to myself a lot. So it was reassuring to read this week that a team of psychologists are backing me […]

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