Tag: neuroptimal

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 […]

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 […]

July 30, 2014

07/30: 4 Ways an Unbalanced Brain is Costing You at the Office

“I just don’t know what do in the office anymore,” said Bob*, a coaching client and the owner of a small electronics company. “I can’t seem to keep my employees for very long. Everyone is so sensitive. All I am trying to do is relay information to keep problems from happening. Instead, people take my requests personally. Their feelings get hurt and they get mad. […]