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Why Laughter is the Best Teacher

My favorite teachers all have one thing in common – they make me laugh.  It’s not just that they are funny but that they are enjoying themselves as much as their audience.  It’s infectious.

Whenever I’m listening to teachers who are taking themselves too seriously or not able to find the humor in life, I tune out immediately.  I just can’t relate to it.

So when I teach, I try to bring in funny stories to get my point across.  Not just because it’s fun (although that is a good reason!), but because I think it’s the most effective way to learn.

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10 Brain Exercises That Only Take One Minute

You know that exercise is good for your brain and maybe you know that meditation is the best exercise for your brain, but still you don’t want to do it. I totally get that – not everyone has the time or the desire to sit and meditate.

So here’s the good news, there are other ways to exercise your brain.  And let me be clear you do need to exercise your brain.  Every 4 seconds someone on this planet is diagnosed with dementia – don’t wait until it’s too late.

I’ve put together a list of my Top 10 favorite one minute exercises you can do throughout the day to strengthen your brain so it becomes sharper, stronger, more focused, creative and happier.

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