March 17, 2015

3/10: The Tyranny of Commitment

Today I was searching my online photo subscription account for something that would visually describe the word “commitment”. I knew I would probably have about 5,000 wedding related pictures to wade through, but was completely unprepared for what I ultimately found. For the word “commitment”, I was treated to several images of people with handguns pointed at their heads. Oooookay….what else might I find? Ah, […]

March 3, 2015

Why Your Stress Never Works Out the Way You Plan

We’re all stressed, and why wouldn’t we be? We live in 21st Century America. We’ve got stuff to do. And stuff has to be done and not just now, but yesterday. Because bosses, kids, school, groceries, husbands, wives… Yikes! Yuck. Some of us like to wear our stress like a badge. It makes sense, kind of. “Maybe when people see how stressed I am, they’ll […]

October 29, 2014

10/28: On Ebola and Fear

I don’t know about you, but on a daily basis my Facebook feed is lit up with posts screaming that we’re all going to die of the zombie plague that is Ebola. To be honest, I’m not afraid of Ebola (and I’m a germaphobe, so that’s saying something). But, what I am concerned about is the level of OMG-fear mongering that is truly plaguing us. […]

August 13, 2014

08/13: Brainwave Training and Lumosity

Last week we sponsored a booth at the Parkhill School District Benefits Fair. It was a great event and offered many people the chance to learn more about brainwave training and even try it out for themselves. Today, I want to answer a question I was asked repeatedly throughout the fair: “Is this like Lumosity?” For those of you who have not heard of Lumosity, […]

August 6, 2014

08/06: How a Bump on the Head Can Ruin It All

“But, how did my brainwaves get ‘out of whack’?, asked Meghan*, a new client and college student in her early 20s. Meghan had struggled with depression and anxiety throughout her childhood and teens, but found that it was worsening as she got older. She found our office after reading about brainwave training online through various depression support groups. After hearing about the success others had […]