quinta-feira, 31 de outubro de 2013

Prime 6: Unit 4 - Downsizing

Baby Boomers Downsizing Their Lifestyle 

The Downsized Life

Boston Public Radio's Jim Braude and Margery Eagan spoke with two people on Monday who are working to prove that less really can be more:

sexta-feira, 18 de outubro de 2013

Prime 6: Unit 4 - Stress Management

Gegorian Chants can be soothing and helpful in coping with stress.


How about learning somthing about chanting monks and monastic life with this 60 Minutes report about Greek Orthodox monks?

terça-feira, 8 de outubro de 2013

quinta-feira, 3 de outubro de 2013

Prime 6: Unit 4

Prime 6 - Self help -- The Secret
In Unit 4, we are talking about "self-help" books, workshops, etc.  The whole industry of "Gurus" trying to sell the steps to success, the rules for being happy, the cure-all diet... You get the idea.  The underlying question is, with this type of self-help material:  Does it work; is it real?

The book "The Secret" is one of these types of best sellers.  It was a movie first, and then the book was released.  Here are three links:

(1) To some Wikipedia information on the book:

(2) To the movie trailer:

(3) To a CBS debate between two experts with opposite views of "The Secret:"