“When we allow negative messages to fester in our head, they take on a life of their own.” Lolly Daskal   Our mental mindset and behaviors have a great impact upon the quality of our lives. We want the best, but there are 10 types of cancers out there that […]

DO YOU RECOGNIZE THESE 10 LIFE DEPLETING CANCERS?


The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.  – Aristotle   Back to school time can be a stressful and trying time for teachers and parents. Remembering to breathe can sometimes be a struggle, LOL. The following is a list of 8 items that are essential for […]

Your Back-to-School Toolkit!


One of the fastest ways to hurt your brain is to get less than seven or eight hours of sleep at night. – Daniel G. Amen   We live in a world where concussions are being taken very seriously. Youth sports coaches are being highly trained to recognize concussions and […]

IMPACT OF SLEEP DEPRIVATION ON YOUR BRAIN!



Rumination tends to be eased if we learn to be mindful. – Peter Kinderman   Have you ever heard of the word, “Ruminate?” I am pretty sure most of you have. Then again, have YOU ever ruminated about a past troubling event? If so, you might like this quick article. […]

QUIT CHEWING ON YOUR MENTAL CUD!


“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”  – Robert Brault   I am not a fan of snakes, in fact, many know that I am quite afraid of those darn snakes. Ever been bitten by poisonous snake? I can’t […]

FEELING STRESSED? TRY THIS ANTIDOTE


If you can’t be flexible in life, you become irritable with life. – Anonymous   I grew up right on the border between North Dakota and Minnesota and definitely know what a flood is like. The border is guided by the Red River of the North which is the only […]

THE HALLMARK OF HEALTHY HAPPY HUMANS



He sat in his room and felt so alone. He struggled to breathe and other times wondered if he should even keep on breathing. It was incredibly draining for him to pretend to be ok. He wanted to cry, but refused. He felt like he was drowning. His life seemed […]

A STORY OF HITTING ROCK BOTTOM AND A NEW BEGINNING


What happens to us when we become too stressed or too emotional? Quite simply, biology kicks in and affects our ability to mentally perform. Every human will at some point experience this and knowing what happens and how to control it can save relationships, jobs, and many other life experiences. […]

HOW BIOLOGY AFFECTS YOUR ABILITY TO MENTALLY PERFORM


Many of us understand the effects of alcohol intoxication. We seem to notice that our perceptions are altered, reaction time is slowed, we tend to do things we wouldn’t normally do, heart rate is lowered, fine motor functioning is impaired and eventually gross motor functioning is impaired. Pretty much we […]

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN EMOTIONALLY INTOXICATED?



Many of us have heard the stories of countless heroes who have faced some of the scariest events in life and then were deemed fearless; as if they didn’t have any fear. In fact, an outfitting company has coined the phrase “No Fear.”   We also hear of numerous stories […]

TWO SIMPLE STEPS TO MANAGE FEAR