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Ever wonder what your life could have been?
My Clients Favorite

If you work a little more than you wanted, are a little more anxious than you wanted, if your mind races, if you want to feel more content…this is for you! This is a retreat-like experience that brings calm and balance at home, and at work. Read More

Happiness, Gratitude, & the Brain


What if we could train ourselves to be happy?  Would you do it? Happy people are more productive, healthy, and active, save more money and have significantly more joy in relationships. Forty years of research on positivity has revealed a path no longer reserved for Read More

“In the Zone”

A must-have for peak performance

Some things come easily, most take effort and being the best does not always guarantee a win. The best of the best spends years training, practicing precise and technical execution to get it right when it matters. No matter how good, the win always goes to the one with the best mental game. The thrill of victory or agony of defeat comes from training Read More

Laughter & the Brain

Increase your likeability, pain threshold, and recall

I love to laugh! Why was I surprised that funny material increased recall? Just expecting something to be funny, the minute or two anticipating increases chemicals driving attention and memory. The endogenous opioids are our feelings of happiness and boost the immune system Read More

Music & Neuology

It builds learning networks, health, even kindness

Music not only excites and electrifies, but it produces and orchestrates neural functionality. Just listening synchronizes brainwaves, the nervous system, pain tolerance, mood, and your immune system. Musicians have sophisticated neural networks like tracks of the railroads. It grows more mass in the brain (especially the hippocampus), boosts cognition, linguistics, Read More

Learning in Motion

Why play could be the answer

Play increases energy almost instantly, increases productivity, improves moods and behavior. This type of movement and recreational activities have a significantly greater impact on happiness than any other. Unlike organized sports, it lowers feelings of pressure to perform but “forces” Read More

Mental Health

The 5 Things

The experts in mental health have totally missed the mark. You cannot wait until there are symptoms to recognize. The only factor that matters for mental health is to protect it before it wanes. Forget everything you knew, there are 5 things in our daily lives Read More

Motivation & the Brain

3 things males need, and the 3 females need

If you have ever asked yourself, why do they do that--this is for you. By now you realize they are different because of your experience in your life. Scientific evidence shows functional integration depending on sex drives behavior. Understanding small differences can bring Read More

Gold shining brain

7 Amazing Things & CLD


These 7 things show the real reasons for the underlying cultural malaise. Learn why identifying them, like labeling emotions, increase spatial reasoning and decrease turmoil. You’ll learn why surprising things like Read More

Relationships Predict Success

It is the Key to Mental Health and Longevity

Our social skills are a holy grail for almost all success, interpersonal skills and respecting emotions are the key. The truth is there are reasons we like people and reasons people like us; that means there are factors, underlying secrets, to allow us to build them at work, school and life. Our life with others impacts mood, intelligence, health, Read More

Willpower & the Brain


Your willpower determines everything you do, all your choices and ultimately lifetime success and failure. In a landmark experiment, children given the choice of eating one treat immediately or two treats in 10 minutes showed us how to measure our self-discipline. Every day we begin with a limited amount; that means Read More


It Increases Innovation, Creativity and Mental Health

Using your hands and fingers builds the network supporting IQ, the more sophisticated and complex, the higher our intelligence.  Building and assembling and problem-solving require functional integration that underlies superior cognition. More complex work also correlates with decreased depression symptoms, increased motivation and Read More

Fitness & the Brain

A few minutes of vigor fuels memory and the best behavior

We all possess the choice to engage in behaviors that increase fitness. Evidence shows even a single bout boosts cognition at every age and stimulates neural circuitry underlying executive function. It drives intelligence, speeds learning, counters aging and Read More


Life and DNA How We Damage it and How to Fix it

Even minor stress can change our behaviors, personality, and immune system radically. The good news is there are things you can do to lower that cortisol so can get back to your best self. I'll show you compelling evidence that shows certain things stop and actually repair Read More

Gender & the Brain

Males and Females are Different and It Is More than you Think

Spatial reasoning and math scores vary by sex but only in countries that discriminate. Once you understand what happens in the brain when faced with stereotype threat you can use the strategies to neutralize them. Equity depends on training how words and activities can impair processing. From walking out of a fight, to reading faces, to raising Read More

The Top Ten Things

Everyone with a Brain Needs to Know

Understanding why we must perceive meaning in life at home and at work, and understanding why even an hour less of sleep, and understanding why eating food you prepare instead of food you purchased will change your life. Imagine that you knew Read More

Complex Moves

Therapy for cognition, trauma and even social skills

Not all movements are equitable, the evidence shows us the more complex and challenging, the more therapeutic. While all physical activity fuels our cognition using our balance Read More

Memory & the Brain

Your habits build your memory number, like a credit score

How do you talk about your memory; think it’s good or terrible? Which fruits and vegetables do you eat daily? How many hours of sleep, and how dark? Your habits are the behaviors dictating working memory,  Read More

Hollywood, PlayStation & the Brain

Use it to engage and maximize learning

Love them or hate them, watching movies/ playing games allow us to learn at light-speed. That means, using them as a tool in teaching is a no-brainer. Every day we see how the medium dictates what we believe and how it influences behavior for better and for worse. Our future is dependent upon the “viewers” learning how to verify accuracy, and the future of learning depends upon the willingness to harness what engages. I don’t like that this is better than traditional, but Read More


Reduces innovation and mental health and puts society at risk

The researcher who recommends ten minutes nightly per grade never found evidence to support it. That researcher, Harris Cooper found the opposite, “there is no evidence that homework improves academic performance.” The tragedy is homework has caused good parents to force children to stop activities that are evidence-based, like time playing, outside, time talking, Read More

Real World Projects & the Brain


Forget about using texts and traditional material to teach your content, breathe energy into your work and capitalize on real life. Use events of the world to create a relevant experience and design meaningful, real projects people with a brain want to know about!  Regardless of what you teach, from math to social studies, Read More