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5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Brain Power!

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if you’d just been given a User’s Manual for your brain? Not one written by the people at Ikea but one you could really understand, with real life applications.

A User’s Manual that gets your brain to work FOR YOU vs against you.

I talk a lot about the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC), the part of our brain responsible for: rational/logical thinking, complex problem-solving, will-power, focus, compassion, imagination and reason.  With all that good stuff how can you not want to talk about it?

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3 Reasons to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others!

It’s Saturday afternoon – the work week is over and you’re relaxing in the backyard with a good book and a cold refreshing iced tea.   You’re feeling pretty good and even somewhat content – life is good!

Then a friend calls to tell you about the amazing new home they just bought overlooking the ocean – suddenly your home seems small and drab.

Feeling a little deflated you decide to go on Facebook in an effort to lift your mood with a hit of a dopamine (yes, that’s the addiction of social media, texts, email…  we get little hits of dopamine – which is a feel good

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