Rarely have we struggled against more anxiety and stress and without adult models, our youth are especially in need. It’s the perfect time to respond with social and emotional boosts that toss cheer and hope back into our day! But how? Yes, suicides and homicides have spiked and hopelessness holds… Read more »
What will you do for KINDNESS and FUN this week? How might you spawn an interactive KINDNESS today? Will your week look more like the pig or the dog in this video? I started a KINDNESS project with my grandchildren and an interactive brain based KINDNESS curriculum emerged with dozens… Read more »
Ever notice how special days can tend to bring out serious blues in some? Research tells us that loneliness causes more deaths than smoking or obesity. Red flags may show up in feelings of severe disappointment, hopelessness, or anxiety, and any of these can pave a mental pathway to depression… Read more »
Lack of empathy in high school lessons, ensures a lack of emotional capability in adult leaders. This lack shows up in a leader’s inability to learn from, collaborate with, or care for those who differ. Have you seen this emotional disability in your leaders? Since empathy is a central component… Read more »
Middle school suicide peaks to an all-time high as depression worsen especially for teen girls! Even caring parents question why teens who appear to have everything, suddenly end their own lives. Yet when teens focus on healthy minds, they also switch on their growth mindset, for new possibilities beyond past… Read more »
Never before have teens needed us more to spot safe places past their struggles, and to support their strengths. After a lifetime of working with teens and their families, it pains me to read reports of spiked suicides, along with a proliferation of chemicals and drugs used to try and… Read more »
Luckily, the human brain comes with unique equipment to free your mind, solve problems, or create adventures many crave but most people fail to imagine for themselves. Follow one or two new neuron pathways today and watch limiting habits fade as rigid ruts yield to infinite imaginings. It’s really about… Read more »
The problem with stress is that it masks as winner – so you miss its killer qualities and fail to spot danger signs before it strikes.
Even adult daughters and their mothers, or sons and fathers can grow their capacity to share inner emotions in safe settings. That’s the good news that comes with a brain’s plasticity (or ability to change itself).
3. Run from Rants. Negative emotions fade when dangerous cortisol chemicals decrease before you write. Take a few minutes to tame your amygdala – which is the brain’s emotional storehouse. How so? Share traits of one leader you admire who faced similar situations. Why not write about a problem… Read more »
Few escape the daily stressors can race your brain to depressions door, but did you know that you can fight back by fueling your day with serotonin’s well being through chewing?
Some say the old workplace is gone. Others say new opportunities may never emerge. I say that organizations invigorate new opportunities when they hire innovative workers. Is it time to look past stagnant employees to discover innovative IQ It’s not about hiring younger workers. It’s not even about favoring people… Read more »
Great news from GE leaders today, according to WSJ’s Paul Glader. Any organization willing to change and grow, after a fall, also holds potential to create a prototype for global change and growth. Both qualities urgently needed in the broader business community. Bravo! Let’s get behind GE’s initiative and begin… Read more »