Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

I went forest bathing recently. I might have done it in Japan, where forest bathing is a national pastime, but I chose Tasmania. Forest bathing involves walking or resting in a forest and absorbing the environment. I did my bathing in various places, including Mt...
The Power of Performance Art

The Power of Performance Art

When I last visited the Art Gallery of NSW I made a beeline to the contemporary arts. There were many little rooms there. The first one I entered showed video of nude or near-nude models on the inner wall. While I was standing at the door of the room letting those...
Throuples

Throuples

Have you ever watched the online show You Me Her? It focuses on a fictional American husband and wife. The husband sets a date with a female escort and falls for her. The wife finds out and goes to meet the woman. She wife also falls for her. The three of them move in...
Psychology of Superpowers

Psychology of Superpowers

When I was a teenager, I wondered what superpower I would most like to have. I debated the merits of becoming invisible at will versus being able to read minds. Becoming invisible at will would be better than being permanently invisible like novelist Ralph Ellison’s...