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Entries by Michael Sigman from 11/2010

The Adventures of Ozzy and Sanity

| Posted 11.01.2010 | Entertainment

In the early '80s, shortly after a music trade magazine I'd been editing bit the bullet, a honcho at mega-label CBS Records hired me to help with the ...

Will The Real Keith Please Stand Up?

| Posted 11.08.2010 | Entertainment

(An imaginary Mick Jagger responded in Slate Friday to some nasty stuff in fellow Rolling Stone Keith Richards' memoir. We've just exclusively obtaine...

Meditation and Addiction: A Two-Way Street?

| Posted 11.15.2010 | Healthy Living

Not too long ago, I had dinner with a neuroscientist who in addition to being a genius is a dedicated meditator. The way he explained the wonders of n...

Gratitude In A World Of Sin And Sorrow

| Posted 11.22.2010 | Healthy Living

Hoping to revive my career as a very slow lap-swimmer, my rheumatologist recently plunged a cortisone-filled needle into an inflamed tendon near my ri...

Cybertherapy Is Cyber, But Is It Therapy?

| Posted 11.27.2010 | Technology

To me, adding avatars to the mix may threaten the most deeply healing aspect of therapy: the implicit trust forged by the mysterious bond between therapist and patient; the world in which profound discoveries, and life changes, are facilitated.