I’ve been a teacher for almost 30 years… I realized at some point, the staff development we were receiving was a waste of time and resources – we needed to learn the real stuff: how to keep the passion and motivation required for our career.
I know realize, everyone needs that.
My main goal in life is to share this life-changing information with as many teachers, parents and humans that will listen.
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Originally, these classes were for teacher and faculty development – now I realize this information will also change and enhance the lives of anyone with a brain.
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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
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
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
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. Compelling evidence shows certain things stop the damage and actually repair damage within days. Things like music, water, play, fasting, foods you choose, even the darkness of your bedroom seem to work miracles. This is my FAVORITE presentation because over time people report back that their migraines stopped, they lost weight, improved their marriage, and no longer need to retire!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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