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As you read about the nature and workings of your memory and about your brain's other major functions, you will realize the extraordinary extent of its capacity and potential. The Mind Map is a tool used to entice, delight, stimulate and challenge you. You will discover some astonishing facts about your brain and its function, and you will take the first major steps on the path to freedom of the mind. What is a Mind Map? A Mind Map is a highly effective way of getting information in and out of your brain - it is a creative and logical means of note-taking and note-making that literally "maps out" your ideas.
Directing your thinking series
Jimmy Carter: 'We never dropped a bomb. We never fired a bullet. We never went to war' | World news | The ObserverWhere does Jimmy Carter live? Well, close your eyes and imagine the kind of house an ex-president of the United States might live in. The sort of residence befitting the former leader of the most powerful nation on earth.
Harriet Hayes: I don’t even know what the sides are in the culture wars.
Writing a novel is easy . Writing a good novel is hard. That’s just life. If it were easy, we’d all be writing best-selling, prize-winning fiction.
Confession time here: For years I avoided cooking with whole grains. There was just such a tinge of sacrifice I associated with them.
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What would the Dude do?
When you attend a wedding at church, what passages of Scripture do you expect to hear?
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Chris Silas Neal
Chris Silas Neal
Chris Silas Neal My office (a spare bedroom in my house) is strewn with books that I've gotten for possible review. There are books on the bookshelves, books more or less arranged on the floor and other books stacked high, waiting to be shelved.
Chris Silas Neal The publishing and film industries are innately intertwined — the peanut butter and chocolate of the entertainment world. This complementary, crackling energy between New York and Hollywood determines the big narratives that fill our popcorn-munching hours and drive idle chatter during coffee breaks.