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Write Past Ruts with the Brain in Mind

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If curiosity is your writer-power, then risk-for-adventure is your superpower. How so? Listen for new clues with innovative suggestions for a problem you face. Ruts remap brains for more stagnancy. A new clue remaps our brains for treasured possibilities. Shift up a writing space today. Add a favorite photo, move… 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 »

Looking for Summer Learning Adventures?

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Imagine a summer where you aced a sizzling new skill and came away with terrific takeaways – all from your own multiple intelligences. It can happen with a few adjustments – even in an ordinary day. Invite a teen to try it with you and add to the fun!  Start… Read more »

Power of a Brain on Play

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Most people would rather be anywhere but at work.  The US consistently falls behind other developed nations in innovative advances. Play is rarely an option for workplace progress. See any relationship between these three realities? Or have you considered the power of a brain on play? We put in more… Read more »

Brains for Thrill and Sensation Seeking

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Check out this video to see granny lose her teeth in a daring parachute jump. Would you have taken the dive? Or did you know why not all risk is created equal? Research shows how risk-taking relates to the brain’s dopamine levels and defies logic. Sadly, we too often stifle… Read more »