So who’s the greatest story-teller of all time? Charles Dickens? William Shakespeare? J K Rowling of Harry Potter fame? No, its not one of these individuals, but yes, it is a part of their collective. Something they all have in common. In fact, something we all have in common. The greatest story-teller of all time is — the Human Brain! Continue reading “We Have Always Been Story-Tellers”
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”
In order to answer the question posed “Who are you?” we must first look to the past. Because that is where our story of “who we are” lives. Somewhere in the vast collection of our memories are individual snapshots of our past, laid out in order on top of a grand table of time. A table of our lifetime! The present is here and gone in an instant. The future is the yet unknown. But the past? The past is always there and can be brought back to life simply by recalling old memories. And these memories tell the story of who we are!
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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?
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