Archive for April, 2013

  • Beer vs. Bread

    • Beer vs. Bread

      Greg's blog

    • Beer vs. Bread

      Greg's blog

    • Beer vs. Bread

      Greg's blog

    • Beer vs. Bread

      Greg's blog

    Ruminations of a Wordsmith-anthropologist

    Greg’s blog, 2009-present

    TO ME, THE MOST INTRIGUING of all human interest stories is the age-old archaeological dilemma over beer versus bread. It might seem surprising that this branch of anthropology, best known for academics quietly sifting through dirt, gets pretty feisty about this debate. Archaeologists generally agree that humanity shifted from nomadic hunter-gatherers to settled agricultural societies for the benefit of harvesting grains. But the rift centers around the specific use of those grains.

    Whether civilization began for the reliable sustenance of bread or the unpredictable epiphanies of booze, for me the question extends into all walks of life. I see this tug-of-war between the sensible and the sensational in the flickering images of film and art, in other writers’ work, in effective marketing strategy, in music, and in just about anything thoughtful humans wrap their minds around. … Read more at Beer vs. Bread.

  • Beyond Trauma

    • Greg co-edits the official blog of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

      Blog co-editor & writer coach

    • Greg co-edits the official blog of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

      The 'Beyond Trauma' Blog

    • Greg co-edits the official blog of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

      A blog for healing and prevention of trauma

    • Greg co-edits the official blog of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

      Authors are practitioners of Somatic Experiencing

    Dispatches from the Forefront of Modern Trauma Prevention & Healing

    The Somatic Experiencing BlogCo-editor, official blog of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, 2011-2015

    GREG WORKED WITH 14 DIFFERENT contributors to Beyond Trauma (including several first-time bloggers), serving as writing coach and co-editor for each new entry. The blog discusses sources of human trauma and explores innovative techniques for prevention and healing of conditions like PTSD. With topics ranging from children recovering from the Japanese tsunami to war-time horrors in the Democratic Republic of Congo, each author shares stories of human resiliency, healing, and inspiration.

    Click here to visit the Beyond Trauma blog.