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 »
Today, I arrived home late to discover a bill marked OVERDUE PAYMENT from Verizon Wireless for their broadband service I tried at their request and then returned a few days later. Yikes! The free trial ad had clearly touted an invitation to try their service free of charge for 30… Read more »
Do you question with two feet?
It’s no secret that teens drop out of secondary schools at alarming rates, or that parents complain about wasted tax dollars in broken schools, or that faculty vent about lack of relevancy and low standards. Yet, while most agree that secondary schools stomp out the very mental resources teens bring… Read more »
Did you know that your amygdala stores every emotional response you choose to make? Or are you aware that the same responses – both good and bad – will become your reactions to any similar situations that arise? For a tiny sac of neurons, it zaps an ordinary day into… Read more »
Listen to angry rhetoric, envy those who get ahead, or engage in name-calling and you are triggering 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… Read more »
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 »