Nativity Game to ReMap Christmas

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Have you ever imagined yourself in a real and living role during that first Christmas? Have you wondered what Mary saw the day of her son’s birth? How did Joseph feel? Why did one star shine brightest? What were the shepherds saying to one another at that mind-bending event? What… Read more »

Risk a Holiday Dream

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What stands between you this holiday season, and a dream you hold? Holidays may hold fun flights for some, but for others, celebrations tend to dim dreams and give grief. Luckily there are a few flights we can all access, regardless where we stand now, or in spite of challenges… Read more »

Question for a Grace Mindset

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What does it take to leave others feeling more appreciated, and ourselves feeling more like victors than victims? To appreciate ourselves and others more, is to find comfort, joy and kindness in little things all around us over this holiday! YOUR TURN! Join our Brain Based Circles! Would love to… Read more »

War or Peace – Our Brain’s Perspective

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Type the word PEACE into Libby.com audio books and their vast library collection showcases only 55 audio titles. Type WAR into the same data base and a whopping 986 titles bounce back. My case for peace is made. We may talk peace but we teach, re-enact, celebrate and push war!… Read more »

Risk, Regret or Run!

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If jumping off cliffs conjures up more calamity than curiosity, then risk-taking’s likely not right for you. If you agree that safety’s an illusion, or if you crave a challenge here and there to expand the stuff we’re made of, you likely don’t take risks lightly. We tend to lack… Read more »

10 Brain-Friendly Bad Habit Busters

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We may take comfort in the fact that nobody is perfect. Yet when our imperfections become annoying or harmful habits, it’s time for a brain busting coping mechanism to kick a practice or pattern that’s doing us in. Fortunately our brains come fully equipped to bust bad habits, and we… Read more »

Thankfulness beyond Differences for Thanksgiving Fun!

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What does it take to leave others feeling more appreciated, and ourselves feeling more like victors than victims? To appreciate ourselves and others more, is to find comfort and joy in the little things all around us! When we start fun discussions at Thanksgiving Day celebrations, we often generate mind-bending… Read more »

Lead insults or ideas?

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More and more we must endure fights between leaders with few facts from either, in what’s billed as debate yet illustrated as brawls. It happens in US politics and also among Canadian leaders. Why lead with insults to the other side and miss innovational opportunities on ours? Sadly the brain… Read more »

Judge me … Judge me not …

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Have you ever felt judged harshly or have you seen a friend or family member bowed down by blame? Or have you made an effort to see past a person’s weaker traits and offer kindness simply for who they are? Some say hate and division exchanged daily by leaders ramp… Read more »

Replace Stress with Emotional Survival Skills

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Rarely have we struggled against more anxiety and stress and without adult models, our youth are especially left abandoned in need. It’s the perfect time to respond with social strategies and emotional boosts that toss cheer and hope back into our day! It’s also time to hit pause periodically. Time… Read more »