Day: August 25, 2015

  • Review: Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty

    Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty by Dan Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a review of an advance reader’s copy (ARC) provided by Viking Books through the Goodreads Giveaway program. News stories about the 800th anniversary a couple months ago attracted me to this book. I mean I was already vaguely […]

  • TED Talk: How to make stress your friend

    Stress is not our enemy. Kelly McGonigal says if you believe stress is bad for you, then it increases your risk of death by 43%. Those also stressed who do not believe it to be bad, do not die anymore than others with low amount of stress. (Gosh, I love the power of the mind.) […]