Category Archives: amygdala

Compelling Counterpoints or Gridlocks

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Yesterday a retired teacher told me how he loved teaching history – especially lessons on the civil war and Gettysburg Battles. Now that he’s retired, Jake shared he enjoyed reenacting history scenes in popular historic parks – where people enjoy revisiting the triumphs of war.

My immediate thought was, “Why have we taught war, but omitted the wonders of robust peace plans?”

Monitor Your Inner Voice – Flip the Lens

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Check out your internal dialogue – and accurately predict brainpower in your day, week, and life.

Monitor your Inner Voice

Research shows how inner discourse holds a mighty influence on mental and emotional health. Self-talk literally determines your success opportunities, and predicts your wins.

10 Brainpowered Wonders in The King’s Speech

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1. Trust builds the kind of chemical and electrical circuitry that sparks confidence and intelligence. A lifetime gift!  No wonder The King’s Speech is winning top awards, as it showcases the trust lost in many circles, craved by most and often regal in its healing and growing power when present…. Read more »

Hardwired Nation for Violence and Abuse

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The current rhetoric for war, cynicism and violence gives a graphic demonstration that poor tone can be acquired.  In much the same way as  consistent practice will literally alter your DNA, we’ve hardwired our nation against peace. The brain shapes and changes itself based on your daily actions. Abusive tone,… Read more »

Rekindle Brainpower or Spin Wheels?

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People ask how they can rekindle brainpower to do something novel. If you’ve slipped into potholes of anger, disappointment, or anxiety lately –  you likely feel the need for a new shot at success. For some it’s a matter of moving beyond ruts and into renewed opportunities. For others it’s… Read more »

Your Brain on Innovation

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Have you found yourself stuck in a rut while others leap forward with refreshing innovations? Are you out of sync with a vital marketplace of ideas? Insights for inventions with wider benefits for all? If you’re ready to help replace broken systems that served only a few, you’ll be delighted… Read more »

Urgent Call to White House – Help Teens!

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Government Funds Promote Failing Secondary Schools People say stimulus money simply creates new layers of bureaucracy that prolong broken secondary school programs. My question is: How will the White House Campaign to Promote Science and Math Education support teens to climb new mental  peaks?  Will successful schools proliferate through fast… Read more »