Too Old

Sitting at an outdoor cafe recently, I overheard a conversation at a nearby table that I feel is worth repeating. Actually, the conversation was between two people from different tables. The conversation started when a woman who was in her late fifties was having a conversation on her cell phone. All we heard was, “I…

Music or Noise?

In this entertaining and educational short video clip by Dr. Bruce Lipton, he describes how the human brain is akin to the musical conductor of our body’s biology. Our body’s biology is like a symphony, with our organ systems being the orchestra. The conductor— our brain—has the role of coordinating these systems so they work…

Classroom Disrupter

Research has shown that in addition to trauma, another common classroom disrupter and hindering factor in the learning process is boredom. According to Professor Jackie Andrade of the School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, “If someone is doing a boring task, they may start to daydream. Daydreaming distracts them from the task, resulting in poorer…