WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE REALLY FREAKED OUT

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU ARE REALLY FREAKED OUT

In the most layperson of terms and only looking at one part of your sexy brain… You have this cool, pretty evolved region of your brain called the prefrontal cortex. Your highest-order cognitive abilities occur in this fancy new part of your grey-matter....
FEELING OR REACTING? THE BOOGER-HEAD TEST

FEELING OR REACTING? THE BOOGER-HEAD TEST

When I’m feeling a let-down I don’t find myself thinking people are booger heads. I feel disappointed but there’s no name calling. But when I’m reacting, the offender becomes a super booger head times infinity. And I take the hurt inward. I...
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RESENTMENT

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RESENTMENT

You must make time for what you most want to create – simple as that. Things will get ugly if you don’t give your precious time to what matters most to you. Ugly usually shows up in the form of resentment. If you start to feel a pang of resentment anywhere...

Do We Need Adversity to Grow?

Could it be that we need experiences, even, maybe, a bit of adversity, to grow to our fullest? It proved to be true for the trees in Biosphere II after all. If you don’t recall, Biosphere II was the multi-million-dollar project of a totally enclosed ecosystem. What...

“Just an Inch Past Splat”

We are not very good at predicting how we’ll feel about a given situation until we’re in it. Sometimes beyond it. This is true about any dramatic change in our lives – A job loss, love loss or a disability. I remember an article in the New Yorker that talked...