Fidgeting and Focusing

Is fidgeting the body’s way of helping your mind stay present? Although fidgeting has long been associated with inattentiveness, research and controlled studies show that movement (like fidgeting and doodling) helps children to pay attention, think, speak, and retain information. In this article published in BBC News, psychologists found that primary school children learn better when…

What Do You See?

Humor is a wonderful antidote for stress, a delightful way to release bottled-up emotions and ultimately change your perceptions. Some people are natural comedians, while others may find themselves stifled in this department. I grew-up in an environment where thinking differently was frowned on and poking fun at something was not tolerated, so my humorist…

Wander in Wonder

In this 90-second video, American author, professor, and philosopher Sam Keen briefly shares his thoughts on the two ways of wandering. One is as lost, which can leave us feeling desperate and in panic. The other way of wandering is with an outlook of wonder—like an explorer discovering a new territory. In this example, we…

Your DNA

In this short video clip, Dr. Bruce Lipton and Dr. Wayne Dyer talk about how our perceptions don’t change our DNA—our perceptions change the readout of our DNA. Then that information goes in and affects the genes. Since we can create over 30,000 different variations from our original blue print, it’s easy to see that…