Monthly Archives: March 2010

What conscious breathing changes

I have been consciously working with my breath for about a week, now, and I have to say, the changes I’m noticing are remarkable. These are changes for the better. Changes to patterns and aspects of my life that have … Continue reading

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Chillin’ out the anger thing

Interesting couple of weeks… periods of remarkable calm, interspersed with intense anger. Almost like I have to re-learn the whole anger management thing periodicially, to have it make sense to me over the long term. It’s not easy on my … Continue reading

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Making myself work (again)

Just a quick note – one of the other pieces of information I’ve come across lately is that when you face your fears and do things that you normally shy away from doing, you actually improve the quality of your … Continue reading

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Brain experts develop game plan for football concussions

Just found this: If international expert Robert Cantu had his druthers, football teams would practice without helmets. That would be the best way to teach players to avoid head-to-head collisions, utilize their shoulders and bodies more in contact, protect against … Continue reading

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Beyond the “skull-based brain”

I’ve been watching the videos of Dr. Dan Siegel, over the past couple of weeks, and he’s really got me thinking. He talks about “the embodied brain” — the physical experiences of life and how they interact with the neural … Continue reading

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Mind the body… mend the mind

I have been having some excellent hours, today. I had an okay morning, talking to people who are interviewing me to see if I can do the job that I’ve been looking into.  I met with the main hiring manager … Continue reading

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Book Review – How to Be Brilliant

This from a recent New York Times piece: Motivational gurus from Dale Carnegie to Tony Robbins have long promised access to these hidden stores of genius. Now here comes David Shenk with “The Genius in All of Us,” which argues … Continue reading

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And now… to bed

I ultimately ended up having a productive day, in a very minimalist kind of way. I did not DO a whole lot, but I did accomplish a few key things that I really needed to get done. So, it’s good. … Continue reading

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concussion now i’m stupid

Someone visited this blog yesterday with the search “concussion now i’m stupid” and it seems like it’s in the air. I had a great day Saturday — I had a very social day, and I was out and about in … Continue reading

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Defining the mind

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation Click the link above to support this blog, or just get the book at Amazon or your local library See more videos of Dr. Dan Siegel in the sidebar here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEdq04xbHAs

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