Posts Categorized: Books

Guest Post: The Mystery of Time

An Excerpt from Your Brain is a Time Machine, by Dean Buonomano I enjoyed every minute of my work on Dean’s latest book, as it explores some of the most fascinating questions about both the universe and the brain: What is time? Why does time seem to speed up or slow down? Is our sense that time flows an illusion? Dean... Read more »

The Mindful Games Activity Cards Are Here!

I have been volunteering for Susan Kaiser Greenland’s Inner Kids Foundation since 2005, teaching mindfulness meditation to children in schools. This year, I had the privilege of working with Susan on an exciting project — presenting her mindfulness curriculum for children on the Mindful Games Activity Cards. The dynamic and engaging lessons, games, and songs used in Susan’s meditation classes for... Read more »

Guest Post: Rockets Rising

An excerpt (#2!) from Rise of the Rocket Girls, by Nathalia Holt This is the first time I’ve ever done this… But I think the history is so important, and Nathalia has done such a beautiful job of getting it down so eloquently on paper, that I’ve posted another excerpt from her book. Rockets were... Read more »

The I Wonder Trailer

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Guest Post: Rocket Girls

An excerpt from Rise of the Rocket Girls, by Nathalia Holt Fascinating, beautifully written, enlightening history… I love this book. … It was 1968, and the women were gearing up for another go at Mars. Mariner 6 and 7 would be the latest craft to fly by the Red Planet. The computers eagerly plotted the... Read more »