Kerry L Burnstein

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The Story That Tore Through the Trees

It is famous for fire, but you get there by water, six miles down a stretch of the Missouri that ran fast until it was dammed a hundred years back …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

The real secret to making it as a writer: Be fabulously wealthy before you even start

<b>Oscar Wilde (Wikimedia/Library Of Congress)</b><p>The sad fact of literary life is that it overwhelmingly rewards people with privilege. So much for diversity!<p>Sean McElwee<p>March 30, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>In a recent Salon article, Noah Berlatsky argued that to be a successful writer, while one might need “work …

How To Write A Personal Essay

<i>Leslie Jamison's incredible new essay collection,</i> The Empathy Exams<i>, covers topics ranging from random violence to HBO's</i> Girls <i>to abortion to bad</i> …

What's Your First Draft Like? – Lisa Cutts

Sitting in the first draft hot seat today is crime writer, Lisa Cutts.<p>Lisa Cutts is an award winning, Kent based crime author and is signed to Myriad …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

Babylon By Van<p>This is the first photo Morris took of Marley, back in 1974, in the singer's Ford Transit tour van. "When you're looking at it, he's …

On: The Fall and Rise of a Preposition

As anyone who has ever graded a stack of freshman composition papers can attest, over the course of this Herculean task, one will inevitably wonder …

I Attended TED For Ideas Worth Spreading

I recently traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia to attend TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) a global set of conferences under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. The program has been in operation for several years, but in 2009, this TED Conference moved from California to Vancouver. I …

6 Ways to Have Your Most Productive Morning

Falling behind no matter how early you wake up? Here's how to get focused faster.<p>As Soon as You Throw off the Covers<p>If You Usually Stumble Around …

CBC Radio

How to Change a Negative Character Trait

Years ago I read a little psychology book by Don Riso and Russ Hudson about personality types, a topic I geek out on, to be honest.<p>The book talked …

Can You Say...Hero?

Fred Rogers has been doing the same small good thing for a very long time...<p><i>This article was originally published in the November 1998 issue.</i><p>Once upon a time, a little boy loved a stuffed animal whose name was Old Rabbit. It was so old, in fact, that it was really an unstuffed animal; so old that …

What It’s Like to Have Hypochondria

Despite official recognition in the DSM, those with hypochondriasis are often treated with the respect and seriousness of a Scott Baio film festival. …

Mental Health

St. Louis turns 250 today—or is it tomorrow? A two-part series on the city’s 1904 World’s Fair: http://tpr.ly/1bwdtZF.

The Philosopher and the Prodigy: How Voltaire Fell in Love with a Remarkable Woman Mathematician

<i>“I found, in 1733, a young woman who thought as I did, and who decided to spend several years in the country, cultivating her mind.”</i> So begins the description by Voltaire in his memoirs of a relationship that would define the most productive years of his life. The most famous man in Europe had met …

15 Surprising Tips For Standing Out At Work

But when it comes to standing out, we've heard the same advice over and over: take initiative, help others, get involved.<p>It's time to freshen up that list. We uncovered 15 surprising and unconventional strategies you can use to take your reputation from lackluster to brilliant:<p><b>1. Be productive, not</b> …

Time Management

10 Tips to Overcome Negative Thoughts: Positive Thinking Made Easy

<b>“See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>Even though I'm a yoga teacher, I still find it's easy to fall prey to …

Optimism and the Power of Positive Thinking

“How do you do it?” my friend asked me one day over coffee. “You’ve had some awful stuff happen to you over the years, but you’re still so cheerful. …

Happiness

3 Steps to Becoming the Person You Desire to Be

“Growth is not steady, forward, upward progression. It is instead a switchback trail; three steps forward, two back, one around the bushes, and a few …

The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

A few years ago, Gene Robinson, of Urbana, Illinois, asked some associates in southern Mexico to help him kidnap some 1,000 newborns. For their …

Forget the headlines – schizophrenia is more common than you might think

Which illness frightens you most? Cancer? Stroke? Dementia? To judge from tabloid coverage, the condition we should really fear isn't physical at all. "Scared of mum's schizophrenic attacks", "Knife-wielding schizophrenic woman in court", "Schizo stranger killed dad", "Rachel murder: schizo …

Q&A: The 5 Big Questions in Brain Science

A bioethicist suggests that neuroscience challenges how we view ourselves.<p><b>Advances in our understanding of the brain have turned neuroscience into one of the hottest frontiers in research, and in ethics. (See "Beyond the Brain.")</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Presidential Commission for the Study of …

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …

Public.Resource.Org

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