Victoria NeuroNotes

Into the Gray


I’m Changing Gears — Reader Beware

I have spent the better part of two months in self-reflection.  There’s a lot going on in my life right now, primarily because of what’s happened in the economy, as well as the fallout from the death throes of the religious right in the United States who are doing their damnedest to keep women pregnant, uneducated, and unempowered.   There is a method behind their madness, such as the Supreme Court cases with Hobby Lobby, and other similar lawsuits, which I will address in an upcoming post.  If you don’t find yourself royally pissed off and/or appalled by the dishonesty and hypocrisy behind these lawsuits, than perhaps you need to come out of la la land and back into reality.

Such apathy and lack of awareness leaves a stench in my nostrils.

But the point I want to make in this post is that I have been skirting around issues I really want to discuss for fear of offending my blogging friends who are Christians, Muslims, Jews or believers in their god(s) of choice.  But by doing so, I am not being my authentic self and I feel like a pressure cooker without a release valve. Continue reading



Acknowledgement: It Can Be Life-Changing

I found it fascinating to learn that the molecules that form cells seek feedback from their environment.  That only by getting feedback from markers in an environment does an atomic structure “know” or sense that a change has taken place.  The second president of the United States, John Adams, intuitively stated:

“A desire to be observed, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as one of the keenest dispositions of man.”

The outpouring of acknowledgement and support I received. before and after my one of posts became a WP Editors’ Pick and was featured on Freshly Pressed (WordPress – you rock), was incredible.  It has been life changing.  I’ve learned Continue reading