Tag: brainwave

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. […]

July 2, 2014

07/06: How Does It Know What to “Fix”?

One of the questions that I am often asked about brain training is this: How does the computer “know” what problems I need fixed? This is a great question, because the way our brain training systems work is a little bit outside the conventional paradigm. If you’ve looked through our website or have gone through brainwave training already, you may be familiar with what a […]

June 22, 2014

6/22: What’s Your Motivation?

I just finished a workbook exercise that asked about motivation. It made me think about the different things that can motivate a person. For many, motivation is about fear. As I did the exercise, I realized that so often in the past I was motivated by fear. Fear of what people thought of me, fear of not being good enough, fear of being overlooked, fear […]