January 22, 2013

1/22: Five Ways to Become More Creative

I came across this question on the Internet while searching for some creativity resources: “How can I start using my brain more? And how can I become more creative? Should I read more books, study, etc?” It was interesting to me that this person wanted some ideas on how to use their brain more and become more creative, as I had just given a talk […]

January 14, 2013

01/14/2013: Ready to Get Creative? Get Your Brain Trained First!

Last week, we finished a 12 session Brain Spa package with a wonderful lady who came to our office to “try out” NeurOptimal (R) Brain Spa. Almost immediately, she began experiencing episodes of increased creativity and intuition. After one session she exclaimed, “I had the most amazing breakthrough! I have a painting that has been sitting on the shelf for months and all of a […]

January 11, 2013

Book Review: The Presence Process

Today, I’d like to review a book that I found to be very helpful following my own brain training. It is, “The Presence Process” by Michael Brown. On the blog this past week, we’ve talked a lot about how important it is to pick goals that really speak to you in order to succeed with them. But, how does one know if a goal is […]

January 10, 2013

01/10: Five Ways to Add Mindfulness to Goal Setting

Today I came across a nice article about goal setting by Dagmar Shoenrock. In his blog post “Creating Spiritual Level of Goal Setting”, he advocates using the power of intention along with setting goals. I like the concept of the power of intention. Many people slough it off as woo-woo crazy, but from a brain function standpoint, it makes sense. Dilbert creator Scott Adams, reports […]

January 8, 2013

01/08: What If Your Goals Were Really Your Own?

While chatting with someone the other day about goal setting, she made an interesting point: “Although I sometimes don’t meet my goals because I fall off the wagon, other times it’s just that I lose interest. I know it’s something I need to do, but I just don’t want to anymore. So, I quit, start to feel guilty, and then try again only to lose […]