Category Archives: General

Solve Daily Dilemmas with Neural Solutions

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Stubborn snags that slow us  down daily often link to brilliant solutions our brains already possess. It’s merely a matter of connecting the problem to a brainy possibility. Take yesterday. I started my day heading to a Rotary meeting, and ended up at Crystal Glass where I replaced a car… Read more »

Why are we losing cherished faith and service communities? What can we do?

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As young people increasingly gravitate toward new opportunities, unfortunately they are leaving behind faith communities like churches, and service communities like Rotary. There’s growing evidence that backbone spiritual and service benefits within these cherished circles of care will eventually die out. On the flip side, young people are attracted to… Read more »

6 Growth Mindset Tasks for New Opportunities

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Looking to side-step a narrow view of the brain that holds you back in a fixed mindset?  Hope to use more of your brain’s amazing capabilities? Growth mindset approaches  add new and successful opportunities to your learning process. How so? Meaning and Adventure Increases when you: We at the Mita Brain… Read more »

Looking for Fun to Beat Summer Slide?

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June is brain awareness month, and every day offers another sliver of delight to beat summer slide! What if you created a poster, or bulletin board to illustrate how you completed all 30 challenges below? Just for fun – why not celebrate one cool brain-friendly challenge daily. Say you capitalize… Read more »

Celebrate Mom’s Point of View on Mother’s Day?

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What if we heard more about a valued viewpoint that shaped our mother’s life? Imagine the potion she’d receive to rediscover her finest insight handed to children she loves. A winning Mother’s Day treasure? Motherhood for me was hands down the most important, challenging and meaningful role in my life…. Read more »

Change for New Era Rotary Leadership?

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Rotary definitely has the brainpower, new neural discoveries have the tools and millennials have new era service suggestions. Together we’re armed with a new question! Our new question, How are you smart? replaces the traditional question, How smart are you?  The new question relies on multiple intelligences and a rebooted idea… Read more »

Why Can’t We Agree and Move Forward?

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Have you ever left a team feeling like you’d just been maningled through a mud puddle? If so, you may be missing your brain’s awesome tool to help you out when you slip and fall or when others let you down. Tools to prevent those cataclysmic conflicts that seem impossible… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Brain Based Learning

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Brain based learning differs from traditional classes in that it makes room for new neural discoveries central to growth. Students and teachers use strengths as vital tools to help them build on what they know in any lesson. See brain based Twitter Chat archived for magnificent ways to engage fun… Read more »

Inside the Mind of an Introvert

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We’ve all heard it. He’d rather be alone. Or, she rarely accepts party invitations, preferring to read at home. All the above relate to your intrapersonal intelligence, or personal growth. We link introversion to personality too often.  Sadly, we see it as limiting rather than as dynamic mental strength it… Read more »