Archive for February, 2014

Raccoon Smothers Cat With Love And Affection (VIDEO)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Watch.  The Tom Jones song is especially fitting and makes me laugh more than if the video were silent.

A Whole New Way To Think About Stress That Changes Everything We’ve Been Taught

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

It’s not stress that’s making you sicker, it’s stressing out about stress being stressful that’s actually the problem.


OK, just watch Kelly McGonigal.

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

This Is The Happiest Relationship Ever, According To Science

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

So, who’s really the happiest with their significant other? Here’s the picture you get when you cobble together the results of various studies on relationships — a totally implausible pair that reminds us not to put too much stock in these things. There’s no reason to force yourself into this idealistic mold when every relationship is, of course, different. But that said, the science is fascinating.


Funny animal pics

Monday, February 17th, 2014

Go see.

Signed copies of my new book Love Threads now available directly from me

Thursday, February 13th, 2014


I now have copies of my new book Love Threads to sign and send out if you would prefer them over the unsigned copies available on Amazon and other outlets. They look really nice. You can see faint images of arms and hands reaching down toward the title, as if threading the soul into the body.


Signed copies of my new book Love Threads are now available

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
Signed copies of my new book Love Threads are  now available directly from me. Pay Pal buttons are now on my site: www.thomasrameywatson/editing

Don’t forget to buy a copy for Valentine’s Day. Also available on Amazon in paper and Kindle.


This Dancing Spider Will Cure All Of Your Post-Holiday Blues (VIDEO)

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014


Quaker Parody ‘What Does George Fox Say’ Is The Best Way To Learn About The Religious Society Of Friends

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

I admire the Quakers. This is a brilliant and funny telling of their religious beliefs and practices.


Study Suggests Getting Excited Helps More Than Trying To Calm Down

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

A provocative new study suggests that rather than trying to calm down, you may be better off embracing your nerves and getting excited.

“When you feel anxious, you’re ruminating too much and focusing on potential threats,” study author Dr. Alison Wood Brooks, assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, said in a written statement. “In those circumstances, people should try to focus on the potential opportunities. It really does pay to be positive, and people should say they are excited. Even if they don’t believe it at first, saying ‘I’m excited’ out loud increases authentic feelings of excitement.”


Thomas Ramey Watson is an affiliate faculty member of Regis University's College of Professional Studies. He has served as an Episcopal chaplain (lay), trained as a psychotherapist, done postdoctoral work at Cambridge University, and was named a Research Fellow at Yale University.

In addition to his scholarly writings, he is a published author of poetry and fiction.