Category Archives: cortisol

Let it Go!

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Wherever unforgiveness or stress become companions at work – you can expect traps that will tank every efforts to move forward. It doesn’t need to be that way. A close friend and colleague of mine cleverly uses the term, “Let it go!” to address life’s tougher and more hard-hitting conflicts…. Read more »

A Brain on Perfect is Often Late too

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Your hardest hitting efforts fall short of others’ expectations.  Fun melts away like ice cream on a scorching afternoon. It’s too cold, or too hot for, but rarely right. Health suffers and anxiety spikes. Would peers describe you as perfectionist? If so, you’re likely habitually late, and likely armed with… Read more »

Target Brainpower for Financial Growth

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Have you felt bombarded as waves of financial failures intensify? It’s hard not to be drawn into the swells that wash away chunks of security with each ebb and flow. Newscasts splash doom across our TV screens while  anchors toss human fears into darker waters daily, with chilling predictions of… Read more »

Drugs of Choice! Bullied or Brain-powered?

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We’ve all been there. You wake up feeling full of energy – with mental resources and a will to conquer the world. Then out of the blue you feel bullied, your fate shifts, and you lapse into anxiety that douses your flame and snuffs out any zest for living with… Read more »

Question Brainpower Through Mita Growth Survey

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We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is,  Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap… Read more »

10 Marks of Mental Poverty on Blog Action Day

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On first glance, mental poverty appears less destructive than physical forms of poverty. Look again though,  at  toxic wastelands in the human mind at work, and you’ll often spot poverty’s deadly marks. While it’s true that all forms of deficiency leave people emaciated, it’s also true that mental poverty sneaks… Read more »

The Brain on Cortisol

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Listen to angry rhetoric or cruel name-calling and you are hearing a brain fueled by dangerous stress chemicals. Toxin  that can impact entire groups…. Long before you realize the stress problem, your brain may already be wired to fail.  Simple choices you make about moods today though, will likely surprise you with… Read more »

Target Agreement in Disagreeable Settings

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While some leaders literally wire their brains for gridlock and compromise that can poison communications, it’s also true that disagreements can  blast open  doors to life-changing ethical insights.  When people differ with the brain in mind, they build goodwill among those who differ. How so? If you’ve ever benefited from… Read more »