Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Are you caring for a brain injured spouse?

    Your Thoughts and Feelings Are Never Clearer Than When You Share Them With Someone Else.  When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen. Earnest Hemingway. But why is this so? Most of us want to listen so what goes wrong and is there a solution?  Well yes, there is a solution and it started…

  • Hey folks, let’s talk about listening! Ever heard the saying, “Good listeners are like trampolines because you can bounce your ideas off them”? It’s more than being a sponge for information – it’s about reflecting, understanding, and connecting.  So, here’s the million-dollar question: are you a sponge or a trampoline?   Regardless of where you…

  • I’m a caregiver – how did I get here?

    I’m a Caregiver – How Did I Get Here? Anyone can become a caregiver without warning. You don’t see it coming. I know and I was lucky to survive. Fortunately, my mother only needed to care for me for 6 months and I was able to return to work. But severe trauma such as a…

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