Category Archives: adventure

Curiosity that Lifts Contentment

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Each moment we’re interested in the process of breathing we’re training ourselves in curiosity. (Ed Halliwell) At their best, our brains bring us an authentic awareness. They come brimming over with a zest for wonder and a curiosity that awaits our cultivation. Curiosity teaches my two grandchildren and me to… Read more »

One Day From Inside Your Brain!

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A Day in the Life of Your Brain WHAT WOULD ONE WORK DAY LOOK LIKE FROM INSIDE YOUR BRAIN? Have you ever considered what today looks like from inside your brain? Take a look and you’ll also improve your communication and sharpen several mental  skills. You can capitalize on what… Read more »

Build Your Valentine IQ in a Caring Community

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Looking for a way to amp up kindness, build skills for inclusion  and celebrate kids love for Valentine Day? Since the opposite of exclude is include – and the best place to learn is a caring community – then Valentine’s Day’s the perfect event to include teens in fun activities… Read more »

Fun Fuels Grace and Stokes Curiosity

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Grace is a bit like castles in the sky when we build, dream, and play as children do daily. Childlike play flings open gates into grace so that simple belief becomes love’s warmth, as it did in the fort we constructed to transform Nana’s living room for the day. Yesterday… Read more »

Can Chat Room Discussions Go Deep & Hot Without Going Down?

Do your online discussions tend to go down before they go deep? Time and again people who love to banter ideas tell us they run from toxic discussions on interesting hot topics they’d hoped would generate innovative ideas. Have you seen it?  Before bruiser discussions get cut, often a player… Read more »

Kindness Rebuilds Beyond Leader Gridlock

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Just uploaded 256 two-footed questions to help us rebuild more and kinder communications across differences – than we lost through gridlock that stalls our collective IQ! Let me toss out a few two-footed sizzlers for your thanksgiving table that may bring opposites together for kinder benefits to all guests, for… Read more »

Why Some Learn Yet Many Don’t!

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Will those you teach or mentor learn today and love it?   The human brain uses its external setting daily to either press forward or fall back. We are each part of one another’s settings! You may enjoy practical brain based tools I use to build a unique culture where… Read more »

Dare to Risk for Change You Crave?

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Say you find yourself working with peers who cling to obsolete turf.   Or perhaps you’re stuck in a rut with a boring routine you feel helpless to change. In both cases you’ve likely defaulted to operating from your brain’s  basal ganglia. which can make every action you do part of the “stuck… Read more »

Your Brain on Courage

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To kindle new ideas takes circles of trust. Teams that consciously cultivate trust, open spaces for new ideas. The iPod’s inception, for instance, started with an innovative idea that Steve Jobs’ team kindled into revolutionized communication. Similarly, Fast Company’s awesome design moments unveiled original ideas that emerged from committed teams. Passionate communities, such as Apple and Fast Company, differ mentally from typical workplaces, just as brains of genius inventors vary from minds of complacent masses. How so? The brain’s hippocampus releases a shot of dopamine the brain chemical for kindling novelty.