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How We Talk to Ourselves Really DOES Matter

What we say to ourselves is far less important than how we say it! For instance, when psychologist Ethan Kross ran a red light and exclaimed, “Ethan, you idiot!” It was not, “I’m an idiot!” it was “Ethan, you idiot.” Why did he use his first name! Since Ethan Kross is, after all, a psychologist, [...]

Can You REALLY Change Your Brain?

It’s interesting. For most of the 20th century, the general consensus among neuroscientists was that the human brain remained unchanged from early childhood.   Now we know the opposite is true!  In fact, we now know that our brain remains plastic (that is, changeable) throughout our lives.  These changes (called ‘neuroplasticity’) range from what we [...]

The Secret of To-Do Lists that Actually Work

It's Interesting! Most of our “To-Do” lists set us up for failure and frustration. Let's learn why, and how to create To-Do lists that actually work! So why don't they work? Consider your present “To-Do” list. How often do you simply pick off the short tasks you can immediately finish? And how many items are [...]

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Four Wonderful and Easy Ways to Build Your Courage

When Tony Cavallo fell off the jacks that held the Chevrolet Impala he was fixing, his grandmother lifted it high enough for two neighbors to rescue him. His grandmother was 58-years old! As Timothy Boyle watched in horror, the Chevrolet Camaro in front of him ran into cyclist Kyle Holtrus, pinning him under its frame. Tim [...]

Nothing in Your Life is Wasted!

At my fifty year high school reunion, I remember seeing Mickey, my dear friend from 50 years ago walking up the bleacher stairs on the opposite side of the gym.  Mickey had gained sixty pounds and I had lost my hair. And yet we recognized each other…instantaneously! That is AMAZING! How could I pick Mickey out, [...]

I hate being told to “Think Differently!!”

Whenever a speaker admonishes me to “Think differently!” I get a little irritated…and sometimes even mad! The reason? Because “Think Differently!” is so hazy!  “What in the world does "Think Differently" supposed to mean? That’s like telling my eyes to “See differently!” How in the world am I supposed to do that? But's here's handle [...]

A Magnificent Reason for Optimism in 2014

If you're like me, I couldn't read the following sentence...at first...and then it got easier! 7H15 M3554G3 53RV35 7O PR0V3 H0W 0UR M1ND5 C4N D0 4M4Z1NG 7H1NG5! 1N 7H3 B3G1NN1NG 17 WA5 H4RD BU7 N0W Y0UR M1ND 1S R34D1NG 7H15 LIN3 4U70M471C4LLY W17H 0U7 3V3N 7H1NK1NG 4B0U7 17! Wow!  The reason you can read this [...]