Brain Sense – Episode 3

How you respond to what you feel is critical to improve function in any endeavor. Your brain gives you messages telling you what is not working, how you respond to those messages is very different than what you have probably been doing. Listen and find out how your brain expects you to respond to what […]

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Getting Smarter – It’s not what you think

How We Think The Brain Works We have been taught that what we think is what drives learning and intelligence. The notion of our conscious self as the arbiter of intelligence started in the 17th century when Rene Descartes proposed that the mind controls the ‘machine’ body. As society entered the industrial age of automation, it […]

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Ethics In A Technological World

Rapid advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) are causing concern as developers are seeing biases and poor judgment displayed in job and college entry applications, criminal profiling, and more. Developers are challenged with how to ‘program’ ethics, but humans are challenged with establishing and maintaining ethics individually and as a society. Two […]

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When Beliefs Outweigh Facts

Beliefs are a personal opinion or story we make up when facts are unknown or we choose to ignore them. For instance, the belief that the earth is flat was eventually debunked once the facts became overwhelming. The disturbing trend today is why so many continue to have beliefs that ignore facts. For instance, no […]

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What Is Cellular Memory And How Does It Affect You?

What Is Cellular Memory and How De We Create It? Science has quite recently proven the existence of cellular memory. Injuries, surgeries, adversity, and stress from living in an industrialized world create cellular memories. They can greatly affect how we function because although time heals the physical injury, movement limitations and emotions associated with the […]

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Stroke Recovery Breakthrough!

Statistics show a dismal 10% full recovery rate after a stroke. Stroke affects millions of people. Science is constantly searching for new ways to get better recovery outcomes. One new promising study shows injecting stem cells into the area of brain damage from a stroke can stimulate better recovery.  The study indicates that the damage to […]

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Improve Skills Faster With Science-Based Approach

Have you hit a wall to improving in your chosen skill? I did many years ago with skiing. I gave up in frustration. Today I understand why I could not get better at skiing – it was the way I practiced. I knew the right way intellectually, but I could not get my body to […]

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Recover Function Faster And Easier After Injury

Did you recover full range of motion, strength, flexibility, and function back after an injury? Are you completely pain-free? Do you move as well as or better than before your injury? If your answer is NO to any of the above, then read on…. When I injured my shoulder I was told to strengthen the muscles […]

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Learn New Skills Effortlessly The Way Your Brain Works

We have approached learning new skills based on a mind-body concept that posits the computer brain controls the machine body.  In the last few years science has revised its notion of the computer brain to now know it is a complex neurological organism that rewires itself as it learns and refines skills. In studying how […]

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Is Texting To Blame For Your Carpal Tunnel?

Is texting to blame for the increase in sore wrists, arms, shoulder, and neck pain? Is the increase in carpal tunnel syndrome because of texting? Yes and no. Texting can lead to symptoms of pain through the upper body, but it is not the cause. It’s HOW we use our body to text that is the […]

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Education Should Teach Kids The Way Their Brain Evolved To Learn!

Our current system of education is based on the factory-model classroom which, at the turn of the nineteenth century, was deemed the most efficient way to rapidly scale a system to educate the masses. With limited classroom space and a single teacher, it was expedient to separate physical activities from academic studies. The system fed […]

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How To Make A Positive Impression

What is a Structural Connection? About twenty-five years ago I had an extraordinary moment with one of the teachers from a training in which I was participating. When I shook hands with her my entire being was enveloped in a feeling different than anything I had ever experienced. It felt as if we were dance partners […]

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