Archives for focus

Why You May Not Be Feeling Your Best?

The speaker at the podium has just called your name. As you rise from your seat and walk to the stage you’re smiling from ear to ear. You accept the award and begin your acceptance speech. The rest of the evening you continue to glow and bask in this incredible feeling of being recognized – you’re feeling your best and you’re high on life – nothing could bring you down at this moment.

Why is that?

That’s because you are high on serotonin. Yes, that’s right “high” – naturally high on life.

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What’s the #1 Factor for Success?

Contrary to popular belief, the Number 1 factor for success is not intelligence, it’s not social skills, who you know or what school you went to.  According to Dr. Angela Duckworth, its grit and I completely agree with her.

So what is grit?

Grit is perseverance, stamina and resilience.

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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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