Yelling – a Natural Response?

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Is yelling a natural response to our frustrations or other’s errors? This morning I saw a dad yell at his teenage son because the boy’s attitude irritated him. Within seconds both of their faces soured under rage from this man’s scream. More important is what occurred behind mental scenes, based… Read more »

Awaken Naturalistic IQ by Bird Watching

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What if spring’s approach opened a dynamic opportunity to raise your naturalistic IQ? The interactive posters below encourage visual reminders of how we build curiosity to grow IQ in multiple mental domains. Combine nature and mindfulness! Spring’s approach offers an ideal time to get to know interesting birds in your… Read more »

Play with mind-guided ideas for new advances (Post 3 of 3)

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Most would agree that our organizational needs have changed so that past practices may not work so well for future progress. In order to expand an organizational culture it’s time to shift our tutoring approaches to reflect more balanced and reciprocal coaching. Mind-guiding, detailed in Wiley Publisher’s new international handbook… Read more »

Observe Brain Changes in Action (Post 2 of 3)

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We now know the brain changes itself when we act on the changes we seek! Apply that concept to new Rotary memberships in any club and you’ll observe all the brainpower and new neural discoveries needed to increase membership well suited for new era service. To test this hypothesis we… Read more »

Nab Chances and Risk Growth with Brain Based Hacks (Post 1 of 3)

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What mental triggers boost our brain’s capacity and unleash personal potential? And what hacks will help? We asked this two-footed question to grow our Rotary club, and the probe launched delightful directions and added awesome new members along the way. How so? We wondered what would happen if we collaborated… Read more »

Why Make Music?

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If you have ever jacked up productivity or changed your mood with a favorite band as background rhythms, you already know the power of music to increase brainpower? And are you also aware that rhythm amps up retention and overall cognition when we simply use music to improve focus. Survey musical… Read more »

Record of New Member Rotary Growth

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New memberships, in Edmonton Strathcona Rotary Club progressed with six mindful hacks. We began moving together from the premise that the brain changes itself when we act on key changes we seek! Apply that concept to new Rotary memberships in our club and we observed the need for the entire… Read more »

Keep Going or Draw the Drapes?

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                                       Why keep going into our 70s and 80s? We’re told that seniors stagnate with stress that comes from problems such as passivity, and lack of purpose. But what if retirement symbolized renewal? Back when I wrote curriculum, led brain conferences, and supported organizational change, I fought against pigeonholes women… Read more »

Simply Do It!

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When it’s brain based it’s evident in our actions that chemical and electrical circuitry work in our favor and benefit those around us. Good ideas may get crushed by bullies, cynics or naysayers, but brain based actions open us to benefits from new insights. What we do literally alters the… Read more »