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War or Peace – Our Brain’s Perspective

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Type the word PEACE into Libby.com audio books and their vast library collection showcases only 55 audio titles. Type WAR into the same data base and a whopping 986 titles bounce back. My case for peace is made. We may talk peace but we teach, re-enact, celebrate and push war!… Read more »

Killer Question for Aging Parent or Older Child!

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If you could re-stage your last family gathering for the sole purpose of engaging a life-changing question to an older child, or aging parent – what would you ask? My own beautiful, talented, generous and caring daughter has always been the light of my life – yet I failed at… Read more »

Ode to Brainpower in Civil Discourse

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Are you aware that all normal brains come with chemical and electrical equipment to help you choose civil discourse? Or did you know that your brain can default into cynical choices that bully, berate or intimidate? Simply stated, without deliberate choices for civility, a danger exists for lack of civility… Read more »

Communication Builds what Jargon Breaks

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If you can convey complex messages to ten year olds and win back enthused responses, you’ve likely connected with the kind of zip that sets meaning into gold casings for the rest of us. Check out 106 ways to become a master connector. In spite of what we tell ourselves,… Read more »

Tone Kills or Cultivates Brainpower!

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Watch your tone, or prepare for a fight with cynics the next time a disagreement arises! Have you noticed how highly successful people use  tone to advance their lives and communities? Or how ineffective people clobber brainpower all around them? It’s no coincidence since tone is the fuel that drives… Read more »