Brainvolution

Can a basic understanding of the evolution of your brain improve and maximize your ability to learn, think, adapt and thrive in today’s world? You bet it can! If you feel intrigued or even daunted by brain science or the many folds and overlapping structure of your brain’s anatomy, just know that studied from an…

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Bring It Home!

Recently my daughter attended one of my speaking engagements. Certain Brain Fitness events which are open to the public, work well for her to attend. She is helpful, I enjoy her company and I can count on her candid and honest feedback on my presentations. After the session I asked her how she enjoyed herself,…

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The Best Gift

When you purchase a gift for someone, your ultimate goal is to bring them happiness, right?  What joy it is to see that smile on their face when they open the package! Did you know that when it comes to buying happiness, research now shows what tops the list? It turns out that ‘new and…

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You Try It!

My daughter has developed a passion for skate boarding.  Not your regular kind of skate board; this is called a Ripstik.  It has two narrow platforms joined by a torsion bar that allow it to tilt and manoeuvre according to feet position and weight distribution. For the first several weeks I watched as my daughter…

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Natural High

Do you ever experience overwhelm, negative thinking, creativity slumps, or poor memory? What do you do when this happens? There is a simple, powerful and cost free way to overcome these issues… It’s not a potion or pill and you don’t need to seek a doctor or specialist. It’s accessible to all, and an excellent…

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Better or Worse

Recently, I attended the wedding of a highly conscious and modern-day couple. Instead of following a traditional approach with their vows, they had decided to write their own, a choice that’s becoming increasingly prevalent. I’m not at all against convention, but if repeating an old-fashioned script that doesn’t sufficiently or accurately describe your feelings and…

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Your Inner Allstar

Growing up, my parents owned a sporting goods store. It was the only one in the area and it drew many visitors, including competitive athletes, recreational players, and those simply wanting to get fit. I remember the excitement when NHL players would come to the store to sign autographs for customers, and the laughter-filled day…

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BEING YOU… the only way to learn, live & thrive

Several months ago I posted an insight on social media that gained a lot of traction. The basic premise was “How could you ask me to do that…? I’m just NOT that kind of brain!” How often do children get asked to perform tasks or duties they have a lot of difficulty with? How often…

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GET IN YOUR ZONE

We all have our natural learning style and daily life pace – the sweet spot where things feel easy, effortless and we can manifests authentic results. The question is, how often do we spend time there? Would it be ideal if you could access your optimal zone frequently? Well you can…it’s wired in you, you…

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Your Sunny Disposition

Did you know that on a sunny day, you are more likely to say yes to a new idea, invitation or request, than on a cloudy day? No, you’re not a push over, but your glass is definitely half full and you’re probably wearing a smile. Likely you’ve noticed this in your own life, a…

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