We all know that exercising the body is beneficial. But does the old saying “use it or lose it” also apply to our brain? Science says that our brain needs to learn, needs new challenges and needs to be continuously gathering new information to keep it young, healthy and engaged. As it turns out “Reading Books” is one of the best ways to accomplish this! Continue reading “Why Reading Books are Good for your Brain”
Reality: a state of things as they are, rather than as they are imagined to be. Yet, as we all know, one man’s/woman’s reality is not another’s. We all live in our own personal realities based on life experiences, perceptions and beliefs. And so, “My reality is not your reality!” The question then becomes, which one of our realities are real? Or even perhaps? Are “any” of our realities real? Continue reading “What Reality Are You Living in?”
Shhhh! Listen quietly now! Hear that voice? The one speaking in your head? No? Try reading or spelling or counting quietly to yourself. Go ahead and try it! — one, two, three. Hear that voice inside your head counting? Let me ask you something. — Is that you?
What if I told you that your level of happiness is set at birth and no matter what happens to you during your lifetime, good or bad, it can’t be changed? That even winning millions in a Lottery, marrying the perfect mate, having the perfect family and working the perfect high paying job would still not increase your overall happiness — Now does that sound right to you?
Or that the only way possible to increase your overall Happiness long-term, is to Manipulate your Biochemistry. That’s right! Mood altering drugs! — Now that can’t be true? — Can it? Continue reading “The Secret To Happiness: It’s not what you think!”
I had a particularly goofy dream last night, as most dreams tend to be. In this one I was in a dark misty back alley somewhere, when an older English looking chap dressed in a long trench coat complete with tails, a top hat and a silver tipped cane approached me. Now this can’t be good? Continue reading “Why Do We Dream?”