Wisdoming In Place

While attempting to creatively cut my own hair today (miss you, Chrys!), I had the book, Margin, pop to mind.  Author Dr. Richard Swenson, defines margin as: “The amount available beyond what’s needed.  It is something held in reserve for contingencies or unanticipated situations. It is the leeway between ourselves and our limits.” We need Read more about Wisdoming In Place[…]

Calling Your Brain Back From Tilt

Times like these make me grateful for the years I’ve spent understanding the basic operating systems of the brain and what they mean for us behaviorally, emotionally and experientially.   While it doesn’t give me any more certainty or stability than anyone else, it does offer a lens through which to watch my own reactions to Read more about Calling Your Brain Back From Tilt[…]

3 Brain Based Ways to Improve Focus

Many of my conversations recently have been around attention and focus and wishing it was easier to keep them on track.  Like many cognitive abilities, attention is a system that we can train to improve.  Looking to increase your focus?  With practice these three brain-based strategies can strengthen your attention skills. Keep your ‘to do’ list out Read more about 3 Brain Based Ways to Improve Focus[…]

Think Like A Boomerang

  One of the great insights that has come from studying the brain is a comprehensive understanding of just what it means to think of our behavior as a response.  Science tells us that most of our responses start pre-consciously (meaning well before we are even aware of them), and influence, even determine, both our Read more about Think Like A Boomerang[…]