How to Teach Your Monkey Brain to be Quiet

Monkey Brain. I don’t know where I first heard that phrase, but I envision a half dozen monkeys jumping up and down, swinging from tree to tree, and chattering and screaming at each other.  Sometimes that is just what it feels like in my head. It gets very crowded and very noisy in there, with

Is Your Brain Positive or Negative?

I am reading Solve for Happy by Mo Gawdat and stopped cold yesterday when I read: Ample research has shown that we tend to think negative – self-critical, pessimistic, and fearful – thoughts more often than positive thoughts. …worrying is the brain’s default position. WHOA! That is not what I want to read in a

Why Did I Participate in the Women’s March?

Saturday, January 21, 2017 will go down in history as the day that the greatest number of women in the WORLD demonstrated for the same thing…respect and civility and tactical prudence.  It was an emotional day for the demonstrators. The atomic energy that was generated by the unprecedented numbers of people (men and women), created an