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Is blogging therapy?

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Is blogging therapy?

I wrote may last post about two hours ago.  This was post #3 after my 30 or so days interregnum.  I spent a month rejigging some of my habits, getting rid of junk and clearing the decks.  Now I’m just catching up with some of the blogs I watch. After posting and reading, (as well…

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Piled up e-mails . . .

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I also talked with Max yesterday about people who don’t reply to e-mails. Today I came across an article on e-mail (linked from 43 folders) “If Your Inbox Has More Than a Screenful of Messages In It, You‘re Rude” Obviously a little overstated . . . But very interesting. Discusses the piler vs the filer….

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Multi-tasking: the war continues

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Time magazine from last week was superb. It’s now official. Multitasking is not good for you, and can be unproductive. Here’s the link: www.time.com/time/magazine/0,9263,7601060116,00.html#Anchortoc – unfortunately it’s changed to premium content, and also note for NZ readers, the cover is different. But there’s more: beyond multitasking into “continuous partial attention”. A term from Linda Stone….

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2006, and a New year

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Boring title, I’m working late, had a long day. This week and over the next three the folk down the hall will post out 20,000 plus items. Such is the joy of flexible learning. I have only one thing left to do: a CD for the Grad Diploma. Then I re-surface. This blog post is…

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Retreat II

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This was time out, originally supposed to be time out with a dozen or so others, but dipped down to 2. Noel and me at Sister Evelyn’s retreat house. This overlooks miles and miles of beach and sea, curving out of sight towards Kaikoura. I spent some time regularly just watching the sea. This is…

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